SIR 2021 Medical Student Scholar Program

Take a deep dive into interventional radiology by attending the SIR 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting as a Medical Student Scholar  

SIR 2021 Medical Student Scholar Program information

Due to SIR 2021 being virtual, SIR will sponsor a Medical Student Scholar Program in lieu of a Medical Student Travel Scholarship.

The SIR 2021 Medical Student Scholar Program provides medical students with the opportunity to learn about IR at an early stage in their medical careers.

Scholar program benefits:

  • Free registration to SIR 2021
  • Special recognition during the meeting
  • Dedicated medical student programming on Sat., March 20
  • Special scholar-only programming on Sun., March 21

Application criteria:

  • Applicants must be medical students within the U.S. or Canada.  
  • Applicants must be an SIR Medical Student Member.
  • Prior SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
<p>No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.</p>

No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.

Application due date: Sun., Feb. 7, midnight ET

 

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The following required application materials will be submitted within the online application:

  • Current CV
  • Answers to each of the following three short essay questions:
    1. In 250 words or less, please describe why you chose to pursue a career in medicine.
    2. In 250 words or less, please describe how you were exposed to the field of interventional radiology (or what about IR interests you most). 
    3. In 250 words or less, please describe what you hope to gain by attending the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • An optional letter of recommendation from an attending physician (the attending physician does not have to be an interventional radiologist). 
      • ​After you submit your online scholar program application, SIR will send you a link where an attending physician can submit an optional letter of recommendation on your behalf. 

***If you intend to submit an optional letter of recommendation, it is also due by Sun., Feb. 7, midnight ET. Please submit your application in advance of the submission due date to ensure your attending has enough time to submit your letter.

 

Questions about applying? Contact Jennifer Goubeaux, SIR graduate medical affairs program manager, or phone (703) 691-1805.