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
In April 2017, SIR Foundation held a Research Consensus Panel (RCP) on “Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) in Interventional Radiology” lead by Sharon W. Kwan, MD, FSIR, of the University of Washington. With Dr. Kwan’s leadership, the meeting accomplished its goals in developing a set of priorities to utilize PROs in both IR research and clinical practice. Following the RCP, Dr. Kwan’s white paper submission was approved to be published in SIR's Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR).Learn more
Research Consensus Panels
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.Learn more
SIR's quality improvement progams and initiatives are essential for ensuring and improving patient care and providing the highest level of patient safety.Learn more
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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.Give now
The Vision to Heal Blog
Read comments from thought leaders and subject matter experts in government affairs, clinical practice, research and more to see how the specialty is experiencing growth and advancements.
JVIR Access Blog
Feature article summaries and commentary on a variety of VIR topics such as uterine fibroid and prostate embolization, angioplasty, chemoembolization, and endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease.
SIR Foundation donations are channeled directly to programs and projects that perpetuate a strong and vibrant future for interventional radiology.