SIR Foundation supports a robust portfolio of grant programs intended to encourage the development of interventional radiology research.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn more
Visit the Quality Initiative area to learn more about SIR and SIR Foundation's commitment to quality improvement in interventional radiology.learn more
Every summer, SIR Foundation provides the opportunity to introduce highly motivated medical students to IR research at a variety of institutions and corporate sites. Applications for IR academic and corporate sites to host summer medical student interns for the 2019 SIR Foundation Summer Medical Student Internship Program are due Sept. 15 and applications for medical students interested in the program are due Dec. 14.Learn more
2018 research priorities
SIR Foundation has announced its research priorities for 2018. This prioritization allows us to make the best use of our resources, addressing the issues of highest importance to all of our members, the specialty as a whole, to patients and to policymakers:
2018 grant recipients announced
SIR Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 grant recipients. Each year, SIR Foundation provides a wide array of grants that aim to support research and projects dedicated to progressing the field of interventional radiology through the development of innovative therapies and advancing scientific knowledge to improve patient care and overall quality of life.Grant opportunities
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Medical students take over SIR's Instagram
Throughout the summer on Fridays, medical students participating in the SIR Foundation Summer Medical Student Internship Program are sharing their experiences by taking over SIR's Instagram account.
Experience a day in the life of the summer interns.
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