SIR offers a variety of membership categories for every member of the IR team through all career stages. Read about our membership categories to determine which one you qualify for and click on the headings or buttons to apply online.
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The Members category includes any US or non-US physician who holds a degree of Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, or equivalent medical degree as determined by the Executive Council and who has completed formal training in an interventional radiology (IR) residency or IR Fellowship or has a special interest and competency in IR. Members shall also include any individual who holds a Doctor of Philosophy and has a special interest and competency in interventional radiology research.
Active member status shall be granted to individuals who meet the above requirements and hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine. Active Member status may be chosen by PhD scientists who meet the above requirements and choose this option in lieu of being an Associate member.
The Training category shall include the following persons currently enrolled in formal training: either a resident or fellow in vascular and interventional radiology; a resident in a radiology residency training program; a student enrolled in medical school or in their first year of post-graduate medical education; or a graduate student or post- doctoral student who has an interest in interventional radiology research. Time-limit restrictions shall be placed on the number of years an individual may be a Training member.
Trainees within the US and outside of the US are eligible to join these categories.
The Associates category will include those physicians, scientists, and non-physician medical professionals who have special interest and competency related to interventional radiology, but do not qualify to be Member or Member in training.
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.
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