SIR Sections

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.

<p>All IR fellowship and residency programs benefit from APDIR.</p>

All IR fellowship and residency programs benefit from APDIR.

APDIR Meetings

The 2017 APDIR Fall Meeting will take place on October 25-26, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center.  Register and reserve your room before the Sept. 29 hotel deadline.  

The 2017 Spring Business Meeting was held in Washington D.C. at SIR 2017. 10 presentations from this meeting are available for download by all IR fellowship and residency program directors in the APDIR SIR Connect library

The 2016 APDIR Fall Meeting was held on Oct. 19th and 20th in Orlando.  46 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.

IR Residency

The APDIR community is a closed community exclusively for program directors, associate program directors and program coordinators of APDIR programs.  

Resources

  • IR Training Directory- Access and update your program's profile in the premiere resource for all IR training programs. For more information, please contact Jennifer Goubeaux.
  • Webinars- Visit the Learning Center to download webinars related to the IR Residency.
  • SIR Connect APDIR forum- Visit the APDIR forum to access resources in the library and discussion posts on IR residency program applications and IR residency program implementation.