Educate. Prepare. Advance.

One curriculum. Any IR program.

Residency Essentials is a self-paced online training and education program for residents that delivers uniform, high-quality education covering the breadth of IR in one curriculum.

This full-featured online program, recommended to be completed over two years, will help residents advance their IR education and complete their residency as highly trained and competitive physicians.

Program details


Residency Essentials will cover all the key topic areas in interventional radiology throughout the 55 educational modules.

  • 47 clinical topics
  • 8 requisite knowledge topics 
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Program development

SIR would like to acknowledge and thank everyone who contributed to the development of the Residency Essentials program.

It started with an idea from APDIR and with the help and expertise of our IR community, has grown into a must-have program for all residents.

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For program directors, Residency Essentials is the high-quality, ready-to-go IR curriculum that covers the two-year didactic lecture requirement in one package.

For IR residents, it's the dynamic education and training program designed to increase success on certification exams and enhance effectiveness as a competitive, highly qualified physician.

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Residency Essentials Demo

Get a peek into how Residency Essentials prepares your residents for success. Watch this brief video highlighting the Residency Essentials experience.