The Fellow's Committee requests that you submit a letter in support of your application outlining your qualifications. In evaluating candidates for Fellowship, the committee will review the totality of the candidate's contributions on behalf of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
It should be understood by the candidate that Fellowship will be awarded for a long and consistent set of activities. The items in this section should be looked at as general guidelines. They do not guarantee that a nominee will be granted fellowship. They are provided as examples in an attempt to provide general direction and consistency to the review process.
If you are applying under Criteria 1:
List at least eight of the significant papers. For each paper, include the following information:
- Date of Publication
- Your Role in the Publication (eg, primary author, primary author supervising a fellow/resident)
Please describe the research with which you have been involved. Include a list of the first author significant publications on interventional subjects that have been published in peer-reviewed journals and additional publications which you feel are of importance.
If you are applying under Criteria 2:
List the month/year and total duration of time you spent in full-time supervision and training fellows and residents in interventional radiology. This cumulative time must be at least eight years. Letters of verification for each program listed must be supplied by the head of that department. Include the following information for each program.
- Program name
- Start Date
- End Date
- Time in this position (number of years and months)
- % of practice time devoted to teaching IR (# of hours/week devoted to IR training)
Please describe your involvement with teaching medical students, residents and fellows in Interventional Radiology. Of particular interest are your involvement in the program (i.e. fellowship director), number of residents, number of fellows and teaching time commitment.
If you are applying under Criteria 3:
Please describe your involvement in the Society of Interventional Radiology and/or your service to the field of vascular and interventional radiology. In particular, please specifically describe your SIR committee involvement, volunteer involvement at the annual meeting (workshops, plenary session, etc.), and your local/regional involvement in advancing the field of interventional radiology.
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