Sir Foundation Essentials

SIR Foundation supports a robust portfolio of grant programs intended to encourage the development of interventional radiology research.

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Clinical registries collect standardized data on a specific population to evaluate specific outcomes and improve quality of patient care. Clinical research involves the investigation of a drug, device, or procedure on a specific population to evaluate the effects on health outcomes.

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SIR Foundation greatly values and relies upon financial support from corporations to further its mission to advance the science and art of interventional radiology and promote community health, patient welfare, and public education in this medical field.

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Visit the Quality Initiative area to learn more about SIR and SIR Foundation's commitment to quality improvement in interventional radiology.

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All donations to SIR Foundation are channeled directly to programs and projects that perpetuate a strong and vibrant future for interventional radiology. SIR Foundation has created many ways to give to fit the needs of our donors. 

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SIR Foundation 2017 Gala Sets Record

SIR Foundation set a record during the 2017 Gala at the National Press Club on March 5, raising $472,000, an increase of $124,000 over 2016. The successful evening would not have been possible without the generosity of the Gala's corporate sponsors, physician group tables and supporters. 

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SIR Foundation News and Features


The Clinical Research and Registries Division supports Research Consensus Panel (RCP) meetings to discuss critical research areas and determine how the priority topic can be further developed. The RCP is a one day meeting, which is held twice per year. After SIR Foundation Leadership selects a current critical topic in IR, the lead investigator coordinates a panel of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts. Each panelist presents on a specific subtopic and discusses future research needs. - See more at: http://test.sirfoundation.org/clinical-research2/clinical-research3/research-consensus-panel/#sthash.61FzATgR.dpufRe

Research Consensus Panels 

The Clinical Research and Registries Division supports Research Consensus Panel (RCP) meetings to discuss critical research areas and determine how the priority topic can be further developed. The RCP is a one day meeting, which is held twice per year. After SIR Foundation Leadership selects a current critical topic in IR, the lead investigator coordinates a panel of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts. Each panelist presents on a specific subtopic and discusses future research needs. - See more at: http://test.sirfoundation.org/clinical-research2/clinical-research3/research-consensus-panel/#sthash.61FzATgR.dpuf

The Clinical Research and Registries Division supports Research Consensus Panels (RCP) to discuss critical research areas and determine how the priority topic can be further developed. The RCP is a one day meeting, held twice per year, during which time SIR Foundation Leadership selects a current critical topic in IR and the lead investigator coordinates a panel of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts. Each panelist presents on a specific subtopic and discusses future research needs.

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Quality improvement 

SIR's quality improvement progams and initiatives are essential for ensuring and improving patient care and providing the highest level of patient safety.

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Support the Annual Fund

Your support of SIR Foundation funds breakthrough research, encourages and trains new and established investigators, ensures that innovation thrives, and continues the work that safeguards the foundation's future as a premier research resource. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of millions of interventional radiology patients worldwide.

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All donations to SIR Foundation are channeled directly to programs and projects that perpetuate a strong and vibrant future for interventional radiology.