SOURCE: Society of Interventional Radiology

Society of Interventional Radiology

October 11, 2016 10:00 ET

Get Global Perspectives on Image-Guided Health Care at SIR 2017

Registration Open for Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting, March 4-9, 2017

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - October 11, 2016) - Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 4-9, 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

SIR 2017 brings together interventional radiology physicians, fellows, trainees and related health care professionals to explore innovations in image-guided treatments and share groundbreaking research that may help solve some of today's toughest medical problems. With more than 100 coordinators from dozens of countries, the meeting offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from around the world.

Peer-reviewed scientific abstracts featured prominently throughout the program will inform attendees about the science that is shaping the specialty. Through an array of highly interactive session formats, SIR 2017 encourages attendees to learn in the way that best suits their needs. Choices include 13 clinical pathways, self-assessment modules (SAMs), case-based settings, hands-on workshops and didactic lectures and Q & A.

Highlights at SIR 2017 include a daylong session on the implementation of MACRA and the economics of interventional radiology, and the return of SIR's dedicated stroke course.

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Representatives of the media are invited to join interventional radiology professionals as they share research, learn about the latest breakthroughs and trends in interventional radiology and discuss important issues in the field that have been making news. Press registration is complimentary to credentialed media. For media registration only, contact Elise Castelli, (703) 460-5572, ecastelli@sirweb.org. Media representatives may also register online at http://bit.ly/2dfZFHT.

About the Society of Interventional Radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 6,100 practicing interventional radiology physicians, scientists and clinical associates, dedicated to improving patient care through the limitless potential of image-guided therapies. SIR's members work in a variety of settings and at different professional levels -- from medical students and residents to university faculty and private practice physicians. Visit sirweb.org.

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