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Working for you in Washington

SIRPAC

Goals

  • Build relationships with key members of Congress and their staffs.
  • Advocate strongly in Congress for interventional radiology.
  • Help pro-health care and pro-IR individuals achieve or maintain national office.
  • Complement SIR's communications, educational and research initiatives.
  • Support legislation conducive to innovation in and patient access to IR services.
  • Complement SIR's strategic mission.
  • Mobilize an elite group of engaged and politically active interventional radiologists.

 

Learn more about how SIRPAC works for IR in Washington. Watch a short video. 

Be the leader of the PAC!  

 

SIRPAC announces contest winners

The 2018 SIRPAC fundraising contest concluded on Dec. 15. The winning state was California, which overcame a late push by Pennsylvania to take the top spot. Pennsylvania came in second place, followed by a third-place tie between New York and Illinois.

 

The institution with the most individual contributors was a tie between MD Anderson and Memorial Sloan Kettering. Second place was Mountain Medical Physician Specialists followed by Albany Medical Center in third. Winners will be formally recognized during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

 

SIRPAC raised nearly $56,000 from more than 325 individual donors. The SIRPAC Board of Directors thanks the members who donated to SIRPAC in 2018 for doing their part to make the voice of interventional radiology heard on Capitol Hill!

 

If you missed the contest, you can still support SIRPAC in 2019.

 

 
 

Make a donation

 
 

 

 

SIRPAC is the only PAC that advocates exclusively for IR and 100 percent of your contributions goes directly toward supporting political candidates and helping to increase SIR’s presence and voice on Capitol Hill. 

Members may give up to $5,000 annually.  Contributions to SIRPAC are not tax deductible.  Contributions from non-U.S. citizens are prohibited.

SIRPAC at work

 GLP members visit congress

  Members of the 2017 Grassroots    Leadership program visit congressional    offices.

GLP meets with congressional staffers   Advocating for IR with congressional  staffers.

 SIRPAC dinner with Rep Billy Long

    Advocating for IR during a breakfast           with Mike Bishop (R-MI 8th District),            member of the House Ways &                 Means Committee, Washington, D.C.      

 GLP breakfast with Mike Bishop

  A SIRPAC dinner with Rep. Billy Long (R-       MO)   

The value of SIRPAC

SIR Past-president James F. Benenati, MD, FSIR, encourages members to get involved so that the voice of IR can be heard on Capitol Hill.

Watch more from SIR

SIRPAC Donor Spotlight

SIRPAC recognizes donors who make a difference to SIR and SIRPAC. These member stories will inspire and encourage others to take action and advocate for IR.

Meet Dr. Bill Majdalany, an assistant professor of interventional and vascular radiology at the University of Michigan.

Learn more about Dr. Majdalany