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Investing in SIR goes beyond professional development—it is an investment in your colleagues and partners who are working together every day to make interventional radiology the world’s first choice in image-guided medicine. SIR's membership consists of over 7,000 members involved in all aspects of interventional radiology and who make up the IR team. SIR members enjoy access to various benefits that provide them with resources, advocacy and engagement at every stage of their career. Learn about these benefits and join SIR.


Membership will connect you to a global network of elite IR professionals, amplify your voice in IR providing policy and advocacy support, and provide savings and access to member benefits. The unique knowledge and experience each of our members bring the highest quality resources in education, policy, the pioneering of research interventional radiology and above all, advancing the care for patients through disease management and minimally invasive, image-guided therapeutic intervention.


Fellowship (FSIR designation) is one of the most prestigious honors granted to SIR's Active and Corresponding members, and is the ultimate recognition of professional achievement.

Based on outstanding credentials, achievements and community contributions to internvetional radiology medicine and SIR and SIR Foundation, those who are elected to Fellowship signal to peers and patients their commitment to quality IR care through use of the FSIR designation. SIR Fellows include practitioners in all interventional radiology clinical practice areas.


SIR and SIR Foundation encourage members to apply to join one of the volunteer groups that fit your area of expertise or interest. Whether focused on clinical practice, education or advocacy, these groups offer you opportunities to influence the practice and study of medicine, network with colleagues in your field of expertise and participate in leadership activities of the society and SIR Foundation.


SIR has long subscribed to a body of ethical statements developed primarily for the benefit of the patient. As a member of this profession, an interventional radiologist must recognize responsibility not only to patients, but also to society, to other physicians, to other health professionals, and to self. All members are encouraged to review and understand all SIR policies.

Awards and honors

SIR’s Awards Program recognizes excellence, extraordinary contributions and distinguished service to the Society and the profession.  The SIR Foundation awards recognize and promote innovation within SIR and the profession.  They also expose fellows, residents, and medical students to the annual meeting and interventional radiology research opportunities.

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We believe

Learn all the ways in which SIR believes in its members and supports you at every stage of your career! 


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Contact Us

SIR welcomes questions and requests from members, non-members and patients. Staff is available weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.

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Volunteer to serve

Volunteering with SIR and SIR Foundation is an excellent way to network and contribute to the specialty.


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IR Quarterly: The Information Resource for Vascular and Interventional Radiology

IR Quarterly delivers interventional radiologists quality reporting on political advocacy, practice management and the latest specialty news and information.

The new issue features articles on tends in clinical workspace design, tips for negotiating contracts and salaries and much, much more.

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