General News

AMA’s Women Physician Section Encourages Applications for Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women; Deadline July 31
Acknowledge Physicians Who Have Made a Difference in Your Professional Life: Nominate for AMA Women Physicians Section Inspirational Physician Award by July 31
Applications Now Being Accepted for SIR’s Annual Scientific Meeting Medical Student and Resident-in-training Annual Scientific Meeting Scholarships; Learn more and apply
Submit Ideas for SIR’s Educational Portfolio by Aug.11; All Topics Welcome
2014’s Fellowship Match: 98 percent of Fellowship Positions Filled Via Match; 95 percent of Programs Filled All Positions Via Match
Application Period Opens for SIR's International Scholarship Program; Physicians Within 10 Years of Completion of Training, Practicing Outside North America, Encouraged to Apply to Attend SIR 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
FDA Issues Recall of HydroFinity Hydrophilic Guidewire; May be Damaged During Use, Cause Injury
SIR 2015 in Atlanta: A Powerful, Innovative Curriculum That Celebrates the Unlimited Potential of IR; Bookmark Website, Visit Often
SIR 2014–15 President James B. Spies, MD, FSIR: Main Focus During Term Will Be Advancing Better Understanding of Interventional Radiology’s Limitless Potential, Positive Impact On Patient Care
Grassroots Leadership Program Launches; Program Provides Opportunity for SIR Members to Visit Capitol Hill, Learn About Society's Advocacy Program
SIR's Safety and Health Committee Thanks Participants For Assistance During SIR 2014 Cataract Study Project
Experience SIR 2014 in Multimedia:
  View an Excerpt From the Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture; Watch the      Complete Lecture
  See Highlights From 39th Annual Scientific Meeting
  Visit SIR's Multimedia Web Page
SIR Comments to CMS on Specialty Practitioner Payment Model Opportunities for Renal Dialysis
Keep Current on "Sunshine Act"—Physician Open Payments Program; New SIR Web Page Helps
Mylan Institutional Updates SIR on Doxorubicin Powder Availability; New NDC Number Required
2014 Publications & Product Catalog; Includes E-learning Products, Expanded Selection of E-books and More Than 27 New Titles
Post a Job, Find a Job With SIR's Career HQ, Interventional Radiology's Specialized Job Board

Member News

Grow as a Physician Leader Within IR: Volunteer on SIR and SIR Foundation Committees; Application Process Opens Aug. 4, Deadline to Respond, Sept. 29
Avoid the 2015 EHR Penalty; AMA Provides New EHR Meaningful Use Requirements, July 1 Hardship Exemption Deadline, Learn More
July E-News Now Posted
All About ICD-10: SIR Develops New ICD-10 Resources Web Page With Up-to-date Information Learning Opportunities, Practice Impact
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues Update to 2010 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Safety Communication
SIR Interventional Neuroradiology Service Line Comments to WellPoint on Intracranial Arterial Disease
SIR Expresses Concern to Joint Commission on Proposed New CT-imaging Credentialing Requirements
Now Available: 2014 SIR Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members; Nonmembers May Purchase in IR Store
Spring 2014 Issue of IR Quarterly Available
CMS issues Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Released 2014 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule; SIR Provides More Information Here.
SIR Submits Comments to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on 2014 Draft Rules For the Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS); SIR Expresses Disagreement With Proposal to Cap Payment in Non-Facility Based on ASC or HOPPS Rates; and Opposes "Packaging" Methodology
SIR Expresses Urgent Concerns to CMS on Proposed 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and HOPPS Rules
See What's Happening: Check Out the SIR Calendar
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Issues New Physician Fee Schedule and HOPPS Rules; SIR Summarizes, Provides Details
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