Holiday closing: The SIR office will close at 2 p.m.(ET) on Friday, May 27 and remain closed through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. SIR wishes all a safe holiday; remember to honor the fallen. Messages may be left at (703) 691-1805.
SIR begins engaging policymakers in national conversation on opioid use: SIR, as part of multi-specialty pain workgroup endorses letter to Oregon Health Authorityasking that spinal injections remain an option for those suffering from painful spinal conditions
American Board of Radiology Announces Maintenance of Certification Part 3: ABR diplomates participating in MOC recently heard about revisions to the Part 3 MOC requirement; learn more (login)
Society of Interventional Radiology backs GME reallocations, says reallocation of federally funded GME to new specialties, new medical programs, and rural hospitals will improve access to care; read the press release
SIR at APCCVIR meeting in Suzhou, China: Advancing the specialty on a global level; Learn more
During the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver, BC, SIR presented early results of an ongoing clinical trial for a new interventional radiology treatment for obesity. This treatment is not yet ready for general use however, more information can be found here.
Improper specialty designator for IR could impact future reimbursement: Is your practice using the right specialty code to properly capture your work as an Interventional Radiologist? Learn more (login).