International fellowship program

Dear ISVIR members,

We are pleased to inform that exchange program for the training of young Interventional radiologists in combined collaboration of ISVIR and and various International IR societies are started.

ISVIR and the American Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has decided to continue the program for 2023-24. We have finalized a unique ISVIR-SIR exchange programme.

Salient features :-
  • 1. Total of four members will be selected by ISVIR who will be sent to SIR selected centres for up to 4 weeks Clinical Observership. Two candidates will be sent prior to SIR 2024 conference and two candidates will start observership after attending the SIR conference
  • 2. The observers will get free registration for attending SIR annual conference
  • 3. The society will support the Travel expenses (max 60,000/- Rs per candidate) while the accommodation expenditure will be borne by the candidate
  • 4. The institutes where observer ship is offered (till date as informed by SIR)
    • a. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    • b. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) (Max 4 weeks)
  • 5. The VISA formalities will be processed by the candidate

The eligibility criteria:
  • 1. Age: up to 40 yrs ( up to 31st dec 2023)
  • 2. Experience in Interventional Radiology after formal Radiology training – minimum of 2 yrs (Should be active member of ISVIR) Two candidates might also be chosen from fellows/trainees (Preferably in 2nd or 3rd Year of DM/DrNB/fellowship) in training of IR (if confirmation for accepting fellows as candidate approved from SIR). Fellows/trainees have to submit a certificate from Department Head of IR, stating that they will be granted leave if they are selected for observer ship
  • 3. Publications related with Interventional Radiology topics (6 points for each original article {As 1st Author or Corresponding author} and 2 points for case reports)
  • 4. Presentation in Annual Conference of ISVIR in last 5 years (2 point for oral presentation/ Faculty lecture/ Workshop Master and 1 point for poster presentation/ Workshop faculty)
  • 5. Presentation in International Conferences in Interventional Radiology (2 point for oral presentation/ Faculty Lecture and 1 point for poster presentation/ Moderator or Chairperson)
  • 6. Any Leadership role in central or State chapters of ISVIR (1 point for each year)
  • 7. Additional academic degree in IR like Fellowship/DM/DNB/EBIR etc (1 point for each extra degree)

The applications for these training opportunities are invited by the young ISVIR members.

Application form must be filled online via link given below. Please upload all the necessary documents supporting eligibility criteria in the form.

Any application received through mail or any other means will not be accepted.

Last date of application is 5th December 2023 for 2024 observership programme.

List of selected candidates will be declared by 15th December, 2023 on ISVIR website.