Association of Program Directors in Interventional Radiology
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 the field of interventional radiology.
To facilitate the achievement of these goals, the APDIR shall organize or develop meetings, seminars and other educational activities appropriate to its purpose. The APDIR will hold an Annual Business Meeting during the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology. An annual Educational Meeting may be held at a separate time and location as determined by the APDIR Board of Directors.
Membership in APDIR is assigned to an individual institutions:
For information about APDIR membership, please contact Jennifer Goubeaux.
2019-2020 APDIR Governing Board
President – Sun-Ho Ahn, MD, FSIR, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
President-elect – Mary E. Meek, MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
Immediate Past President – Saher S. Sabri, MD, FSIR, MedStar Washington
Secretary Treasurer – Paul J. Rochon, MD, FSIR, University of Colorado, Aurora
Membership Councilor – Aaron Fischman, MD, FSIR, Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, New York
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 ex-officio – Shantanu Warhadpande, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
SIR President ex-officio – Laura Findeiss, MD, FSIR, Emory University, Atlanta
2019-2020 APDIR standing committees
Faculty Development Committee - Chair: J. Mark McKinney, MD, FSIR; Vice Chair: Gretchen M. Foltz, MD Communications Committee - Chair: Minhajuddin S. Khaja, MD, MBA; Vice-chair: Scott E. Schwartz, MD Membership & Rules Committee – Chair: Allene Salcedo Burdette, MD, FSIR; Vice Chair: Gregory Walker, MD Education Main Committee – Chair: Rachel F. Oser, MD; Vice-chair: tbd -Curriculum Subcommittee: Chair: Joshua D. Kuban, MD Courses Subcommittee: Chair: Alexander Y. Kim, MD
The 2020 APDIR Educational Meeting will take place on April 20, 2020 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown immediately preceding AUR 2020. Registration will open this fall.
The 2019 APDIR Educational Meeting took place on April 8, 2019 in Baltimore immediately preceding AUR 2019. 28 presentations from this meeting are available for download by all IR fellowship and residency program directors in the APDIR SIR Connect library.
The 2019 Business Meeting was held in Austin, Texas at SIR 2019. Minutes 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.