Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium

Medical Student SymposiumThe Division of Interventional Radiology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation promotes learning and networking opportunities for medical students interested in pursuing a career in interventional radiology (IR). The goal of the interventional radiology symposium is to introduce current medical students to the exciting field of interventional radiology. The symposium outlines imaging, pathology and treatments that are relevant to interventional radiology. There will also be opportunities to discuss the new integrated IR/DR residency.

Learn more about the 6th Annual Case Western Reserve University IR Med Student Symposium 2019, held on March 2, 2019, including:

  • Introduction to interventional radiology
    • History of IR
    • How to excel in your IR rotation
  • Discussion of the new IR/DR residency and the future of IR training
  • Meet and greet for networking with faculty
  • Group discussion with radiology residents
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • Hands-on interventional radiology simulation
    • Basics of ultrasound-guided access and the seldinger technique
    • Ultrasound basics
    • Overview of catheters and wires
    • Demonstration of microwave tumor ablation
  • Careers in interventional radiology
  • Introductory didactic lectures
    • Interventional oncology
    • Vascular interventions
    • Gastrointestinal and genitourinary IR
  • Vendor booths with displays of IR devices

Course Directors

 Indravadan Patel, MD

Indravadan Patel, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Baljendra Kapoor, MD, FSIR

Baljendra Kapoor, MD, FSIR

Associate Professor of Radiology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Associate Course Directors

Adam Blum, MD

Adam Blum, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology
MetroHealth

Gordon McLennan, MD

Gordon McLennan, MD

Interventional Radiology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 Janice McDaniel, MD

Janice McDaniel, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology
Akron General Hospital

Preet Kang, MD

Preet Kang, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Sidhartha Tavri, MD

Sidhartha Tavri, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Resident Representatives

Victor Kondray, MD

Victor Kondray, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-4
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Elias Kikano, MD

Elias Kikano, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-4
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Lisa Walker, MD

Lisa Walker, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-5
Chief Resident
UH Cleveland Medical Center

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical Student Representatives

Jonathan Gan, MS-1

Jonathan Gan, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

Aaron McBride, MS-4

Aaron McBride, MS-4

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

Paul Moiseyev, MS-1

Paul Moiseyev, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

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