Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Case Competition

Now accepting submissions! Deadline for IVUS case submission is June 23, 2023.

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) promotes the high-quality practice of interventional radiology through a wide range of educational activities. Among the society’s areas of educational focus, venous interventions is a top priority. Among learners, interventional radiology trainees represent the specialty’s bright future of exceptionally talented practitioners.

 To this end, SIR is pleased to announce the launch of an intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) case competition, seeking the most compelling, complex, and/or competition-worthy deep-venous cases, performed by SIR members worldwide.

Hosted by SIR’s Venous Interventions Clinical Speciality Council Chair, Ronald Winokur, MD, FSIR, and past Chair, Kush Desai, MD, FSIR, we encourage IR residents to submit IVUS cases according to the following parameters.

The deadline for submission is June 23, 2023.

Case Author Eligibility

  • Active SIR Member
  • Interventional Radiology Trainee (Resident/Fellow)


Case Parameters/Format

  • PowerPoint Format
  • Highlights the Value/Importance of Philips' IVUS Imaging
  • Relevant Patient History
  • Maximum (10) Slides
  • Ability to Present Slides to Competition Judges
  • Submit via email to Jonas Nash (



  • Opportunity to compete at the UIP World Congress in Miami, FL (September 17-21, 2023)
  • $1,000 Travel/Accommodations Stipend to Compete at UIP
  • Complimentary Registration for UIP
  • Opportunity to Win Additional Prizes at UIP
  • Trophy (Bragging rights!)
  • Post- Competition Acknowledgement (More glory!)
  • SIR Coffee Mug
  • SIR Sweatshirt

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