Medical Student Symposium

Doctors working on the radiology equipment.

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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

Date:

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

Location:

Bunts Auditorium, Lerner Education Building 
9980 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195

Park at Cleveland Clinic Parking 2 on E 100th Street. Take the 3rd floor bridge/skyway and walk towards the L Building/Lerner Research Tower.

Contact:

Victor Kondray, MD victor.kondray@uhhospitals.org

Registration:

Registration is free however pre-registration is required to attend

PDF Flyer:

6th Annual CWRU IR Med Student Symposium 2019

Day Includes:

  • 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 
    • And much more...
  • Careers in interventional radiology 
  • Introductory didactic lectures
    • Interventional oncology
    • Vascular interventions
    • Gastrointestinal and genitourinary IR
  • Vendor booths with displays of IR devices

Schedule

07:30 - 08:00

Breakfast & Welcome from Dan Patel, MD and Baljendra Kapoor, MD

08:00 - 10:00

  • Introduction to IR and basic equipment - Victor Kondray, MD
  • Peripheral arterial disease - Preet Kang, MD
  • IR approach to abdominal Trauma - Adam Blum, MD
  • Advanced imaging and interventional tools in hepatobiliary oncologic interventions - Baljendra Kapoor, MD

09:30 - 10:00

Break and Vendor Demonstrations

10:00 - 11:45

  • Venous thromboembolism interventions- Sidhartha Tavri, MBBS
  • Pediatric Interventions - Janice McDaniel, MD
  • Dialysis Interventions - Gordon McLennan, MD

11:45 - 12:45

 Lunch & Networking

12:45 - 16:00

  • Resident Q&A
  • How to Excel in your IR Rotation - Lisa Walker, MD
  • Future of IR, New IR/DR Residency - Dan Patel, MD

Afternoon Snack

Simulation Lab

Course Directors

Headshot of Dr. Dan Patel in grey suit, blue striped tie, and grey background

Indravadan Patel, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Image of Baljendra Kapoor.

Baljendra Kapoor, MD, FSIR

Associate Professor of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH


Associate Course Directors

Image of Adam Blum.

Adam Blum, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, MetroHealth


Headshot of Gordon McLennan, MD with grey background

Gordon McLennan, MD

Interventional Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Image of Janice McDaniel.

Janice McDaniel, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, Akron General Hospital


Image of Preet Kang.

Preet Kang, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology, Louis Stokes VA Hospital


Headshot of Dr. Sidhartha Tavri, MD in doctor's white coat

Sidhartha Tavri, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology, University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Resident Representatives

Headshot of Victor Kondray in white coat, tie, and white background

Victor Kondray, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-3 University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Headshot of Elias Kikano

Elias Kikano, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-3 University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Image of Divya Kumari.

Divya Kumari, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-5 University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Headshot of Lisa Walker

Lisa Walker, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-4 University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


Medical Student Representatives

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Jonathan Gan, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Headshot of medical student Aaron McBride in white coat and tie with grey background

Aaron McBride, MS-4

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Headshot of medical student Paul Moiseyev with white coat, tie and light blue background

Paul Moiseyev, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine