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, April 7th, 2018 (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

Location:

NA5-08 Amphitheater 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.

Registration:

Registration is free however pre-registration is required to attend

PDF Flyer:

5th Annual CWRU IR Med Student Symposium 2018

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 
  • 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 - Teodora Bochnakova, MD and Divya Kumari, MD
  • Peripheral arterial disease - Preet Kang, MD
  • IR approach to abdominal Traum - Adam Blum, MD
  • Noninvasive Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - Baljendra Kapoor, MD
  • Variceal Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - Baljendra Kapoor, MD
  • Oncologic Interventions - Matt Brocone, MD

09:30 - 10:00

Break and Vendor Demonstrations

10:00 - 11:45

  • Radial arterial access for IR - Dan Patel, MD
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography and Biliary Strictures - Ben Tritle, MD
  • Pulmonary AVM - Chuck Martin, MD
  • Mesenteric Ischemia - Mohammed Al-Natour, MD
  • Pediatric Interventions - Janice McDaniel, MD
  • Dialysis Related Interventions - Dustin Thompson, 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

Afternoon Snack

Simulation Lab

Course Directors

Image of Indravadan Patel.

Indravadan Patel, MD

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


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Baljendra Kapoor, MD, FSIR

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


Associate Course Directors

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Adam Blum, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, MetroHealth


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Janice McDaniel, MD

Section Chief of Interventional Radiology, Akron General Hospital


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Preet Kang, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology, Louis Stokes VA Hospital


Resident Representatives

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Lisa Walker, MD

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


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Elias Kikano, MD

Resident Physician, PGY-2 University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University


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Divya Kumari, MD

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


Image of Teodora Bochnakova.

Teodora Bochnakova, MD

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


Medical Student Representatives

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Harry Choi, MS-4

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


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Kelly Lew, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


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Nikky Seyfried, MS-1

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine