Evolution of IR Training

  • John A. KaufmanEmail author


Training of interventional radiologists has changed as the specialty has grown. The first training programs were fellowships limited to a small number of institutions and were non-standardized. Interventional radiology (IR) is now a primary specialty of medicine and has dedicated accredited IR residencies that can be accessed from both medical school and following diagnostic radiology training. These changes position IR well for the future.


Interventional radiology Fellowship Residency Training 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Interventional RadiologyOregon Health & Science University/Dotter Interventional InstitutePortlandUSA

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