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SIR Resident-in-Training Travel Scholarship (Deadline: October 1, 2015)

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Who Can Apply: This program is open to all first- and second-year radiology residents within the United States. The scholarship will provide recipients with complimentary meeting registration, funding for travel (up to $500) and a $500 travel stipend that will be awarded after submission of a post meeting essay.

Scholarship recipients should plan to attend the 2016 meeting for the IR-in-training educational track which takes place from Sunday, April 3 through Tuesday, April 5, 2016. They will attend the dedicated IR-in-training track, SIR 2016 plenaries and workshops and participate in networking events. Scheduled events will include the RIT Scholarship dinner symposium, where some of IR’s most influential leaders will highlight emerging therapies and issues in the specialty. Scholars are welcome to attend sessions outside of the IR-in-training track.


  • Completed online application
  • Current CV
  • Letter of recommendation from SIR member

Once the online application form is completed, SIR will send a link for an applicant to send to a current SIR member, who must submit an online recommendation form for an applicant’s application to be considered complete.

Provide an answer to each of the following five short essay questions (limit each response to no more than 250 words):

  • IR is now a primary specialty in medicine.  How do you think this changes IR’s role in patient care?  Is this a good or bad thing?
  • To paraphrase Charles Dotter, interventional radiologists should practice “clinically”.  What does that mean to you?
  • Describe your ideal IR practice following fellowship.  How much time do you plan on devoting to diagnostic radiology versus interventional radiology?
  • What kind of internship did you complete?  Why did you choose what you did and would you make the same decision today?
  • What have you done to improve your clinical skills during residency?

Deadline: October 1, 2015

Amount: $500

Learn More: SIR Resident-in-Training Travel Scholarship

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