SIR 2023 Medical Student Scholar Program

SIR 2023 Medical Student Scholar Program

Take a deep dive into interventional radiology by attending the SIR 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting as a Medical Student Scholar  

SIR 2023 Medical Student Scholar Program Information

The SIR 2023 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 2023
  • Special recognition during the meeting
  • Dedicated medical student programming Saturday, March 4

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.
  • Deadline to apply: Sat., Oct 8, midnight ET

The following required application materials to 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 what role does interventional radiology play in making contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  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 Sat., Oct 8, midnight ET. Please submit your application in advance of the submission due date to ensure your attending has enough time to submit your letter.

Post-meeting essay requirement

Upon returning home, scholarship recipients must submit a 500-word essay about their experience, which may be published in part or in its entirety in society publications or on the SIR website. In your essay, please describe your experiences at the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting. Once the final essay is received, scholarship recipients will receive their $1,000 stipends via wire transfer.

Questions about applying, contact Basia Nowakowski, Program Manager, Graduate Medical Affairs.

<p style="text-align: left;">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.

Congratulations to the SIR 2022 Medical Student Scholars: 

 

  • Raveena Aggarwal, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
  • Karam Al-Bayati, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Emilio Cavazos-Escobar, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Apurva Challa, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn.
  • Jonathan Charles, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa
  • Monica Chavan, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Austin Chien, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, N.J.
  • Emad Chishti, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington
  • Spencer Cushen, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Quynh-Anh Dang, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Annie Dang, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Gauthier Dongmo, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Mich.
  • Marvee Espiritu, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Mich.
  • Noah Fanous, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Cindy Folefack, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Tia Forsman, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence R.I.
  • Anna Gong, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Prateek Gowda, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Shivraj Grewal, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix
  • Derek Groskreutz, Frank H Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, North Haven, Conn.
  • Aryaman Gupta, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Herschel Gupta, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Rajangad Gurtatta, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  • Pearce Haldeman, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla
  • Franklin Iheancho, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence R.I.
  • Guldamla Kalender, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
  • Emily Knott, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mason LaMarche, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City
  • Mindy Le, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville
  • Nathan Leaphart, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
  • Sydney Levy, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville
  • Jabre Millon, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Jack Newcomer, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington
  • Lyndsey Nguyen, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee
  • Brett Norling, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
  • Selin Ocal, New York University Long Island School of Medicine, Mineola
  • Brandon O'Connor, University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, San Antonio, Texas
  • Sohum Patel, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, N.H
  • Carson Powell, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
  • Sahitya Raja, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, Ill.
  • Michael Raver, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pa.
  • Geetika Reichman, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond
  • Mike Romain, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Arrix Ryce, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Brendan Ryu, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, N.Y.
  • Meagan Shinbashi, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond
  • Douglas Spaeth-Cook, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio
  • Shanmukha Srinivas, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla
  • Harun Sugito, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, N.H
  • Clara Sun, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Tulasi Talluri, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Mich.
  • Andrea Varias, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, Calif.
  • Siddharth Venkatraman, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Tuan Vu, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa.
  • William Wagstaff, University of Chicago, Ill.
  • Waseem Wahood, Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Davie, Fla.
  • Jonathan Wakim, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Robert Weinstein, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
  • Richard Wu, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Annie Zlevor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison