Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology
The mission of the Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology is to work to stimulate interest in and to provide guidelines for teaching in cardiovascular and interventional radiology, and to also address the educational, regulatory and financial issues that affect the future of IR.
The membership of the Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology (APDIR) includes the directors of all interventional radiology fellowship programs in the United States and Canada.
The purpose of the APDIR is to address the educational and regulatory issues that affect the training of future interventional radiologists.
The APDIR shall work to stimulate interest in and to provide guidelines for teaching and training in cardiovascular and interventional radiology.
The APDIR holds a business meeting during the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting and an Annual Meeting to implement these goals.
2018-2019 APDIR Governing Board
President – Saher S. Sabri, MD, FSIR, MedStar Washington
President-elect – Sun-Ho Ahn, MD, FSIR, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Immediate Past President – Kelvin Hong, MD, FSIR, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Secretary Treasurer – Mary E. Meek, MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Membership Councilor – Paul J. Rochon, MD, FSIR, University of Colorado, Aurora
Councilor at large – Allene Salcedo Burdette, MD, FSIR, Penn State Milton S Hershey
SIR GME Councilor– Parag J. Patel, MD, MS, FSIR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
SIR RFS President – David J. Maldow, MD, University of Rochester, N.Y.
SIR President ex-officio – M. Victoria Marx, MD, FSIR, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2018-2019 APDIR Standing Committees
Faculty Development committee - Chair: J. Mark McKinney, MD, FSIR; Vice Chair: Gretchen M. Foltz, MD Communications committee - Chair: Aaron Fischman, MD, FSIR; Vice-chair: Minhajuddin S. Khaja, MD, MBA Membership & Rules committee – Chair: Allene Salcedo Burdette, MD, FSIR; Vice Chair: Gregory Walker, MD Education Main committee – Chair: Paul J. Rochon, MD, FSIR; Vice-Chair: Rachel F. Oser, MD -Curriculum subcommittee: Chair: Joshua D. Kuban, MD -Courses subcommittee: Chair: Alexander Y. Kim, MD
The 2019 APDIR Annual Meeting will take place on April 8th, 2019 in Baltimore immediately preceding AUR 2019. Please check back later in the year for registration information.
The 2018 APDIR Annual Meeting took place May 10-11, 2018 at the Omni Orlando Resort Championsgate immediately following AUR 2018. 36 presentations from this meeting are available for download by all IR fellowship and residency program directors in the APDIR SIR Connect library.
The 2018 Business Meeting was held in Los Angeles at SIR 2018. 4 presentations from this meeting are available for download by all IR fellowship and residency program directors in the APDIR SIR Connect library.
For more information about APDIR, please contact Jennifer Goubeaux.
The APDIR community is a closed community exclusively for program directors, associate program directors and program coordinators of APDIR programs.