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August 30 2016 by Izzy Ramaswamy

At our 2016 annual meeting, the AVIR held it's first poster presentation! Due to overwhelming popularity, we will be holding the presentations again, but will award ribbons for the very best posters of 2017!

We invite you to submit abstracts for posters to be presented at the Annual Meeting to be held in conjunction with the Society of Interventional Radiology in Washington D.C.! Our annual meeting will be held March 5-8, 2017.

We are seeking scientific and education abstracts that address clinical, education, procedures, quality improvement and patient safety within Interventional Radiology.

Do you have a breakthrough idea you'd like to showcase or research you'd like to present? Our poster competition is an excellent opportunity to present and discuss your work with other professionals within our unique field.


Registration is open NOW, and the deadline for electronic submission is 5:00pm EST January 29, 2017.
All authors will be notified of acceptance by February 5, 2017.

CLICK HERE for details


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2015 Annual Scientific Meeting - ATLANTA

January 16 2015 by Izzy Ramaswamy

Join us in ATLANTA - Registration is OPEN

The current weather in Atlanta, GA is sunny and in the high 50’s!!! Imagine what it will be in FOURTY-ONE DAYS when our 2015 Annual Meeting commences!!! What topics and presenters are you excited for?!!! Is it Dr. Alex Berenstein with Neuro IR & Stroke? Or does Women’s Health and Issues interest you? Boston Children’s Hospital’s Gulraiz Chaudry will present Extreme Vascular Malformation’s and back by popular demand the hilarious Dr. Seyan Senlar will present Extreme IR. Don’t forget our combined day with our nursing colleagues where you will obtain your Radiation Protection credit. You don’t want to miss out on the MGH Simulation Team presenting Emergency Reactions and IR Simulation. If  you are studying for your VI Boards and are looking for a fantastic review? Well our VI Review with our President-Elect Alisha Hawrylack will give you everything you need to know for the big day! And head on over to the vendor exhibit hall for a chance to win a fabulous prize at the end of the week and keep get up to minute updates with our brand new AVIR App! Please join us and our nursing colleagues from ARIN on Sunday evening for our 2015 soiree and take in 360 degree views of the Atlanta skyline at Ventanas.

We hope to see you there!



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VI Workshop in DC - Tell us what you thought

January 14 2015 by Izzy Ramaswamy

On behalf of the AVIR, we would like to thank you for the opportunity to spend a weekend with you in D.C.

The time we had to meet, talk, and learn from each of you was invaluable to us.  As the AVIR continues its partnership with you, it is our goal to continue to provide you with unique and relevant educational workshops and conferences.

Your honest feedback will help to shape those educational offerings to ensure we are providing you with what you need in your continued pursuit of higher education. With that in mind, please take a few minutes to tell us what you thought

Thank you for the opportunity to participate in your professional development, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Alisha Hawrylack

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The AVIR 2014 Award Of Excellence Recipient To Run The 118th Boston Marathon

April 21 2014 by Amanda Popovitch

Our 2014 Award of excellence recipent Anne Kubasiak will be running the 118th Boston Marathon today! This year's Boston Marathon will be an emotional running as it marks the 1 year anniversary of the bombing that occured at the finsih line on Boylston St. Anne had finished minutes before the bombing occured and this year she returns to Boston to join 36,000 of her friends to show that "We Are Boston Strong." Join us in wishing Anne luck!!!


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Job Posting

April 19 2014 by Izzy Ramaswamy

Vascular and Interventional Radiographer  - Immediate Industry Position – Clinical Specialist

New Vascular Product Launch - Immediate Part Time to Full-Time Project Opportunities
Employer: Magellan Medical Technology Consultants, Inc.

Status: Part-Time (24 hours/week guaranteed to start) to Full-Time
Location: Central Region – Texas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas
Magellan Medical a leader in strategic Medtech consulting and national field teams has outstanding immediate part – time (24 hours/week guaranteed to start) to full-time (40 hours/week) opportunities for experienced technicians and or nurses with vascular/venous procedural experience.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Responsible for the in-field physician and staff clinical training and on-going clinical education function for outpatient vascular products and procedures with physicians, medical staff and various medical personnel as well as internal and external employees.

• 5+ years of vascular experience with knowledge of vascular disease states and interventional outpatient therapy such as EVLT and sclerotherapy, RVT preferred
• Ability to travel regionally 50%
• Experience as industry clinical specialists, preferred
• Flexibility to work more than three days a week as the product launch gains momentum
• Ability to comprehend principles of vascular physiology and current and new interventional therapies
• Excellent analytical thinking skills
• Ability to begin late April early May
• Excellent oral and written skills
• Effective team member

Salary, Benefits and Other
• Attractive compensation package with full medical, life, disability and vacation benefits once working 32 hours on a consistent basis
• Company offers a dynamic team environment with an excellent opportunity for professional growth and advancement


Susan Johnson
Project Sponsor
Magellan Medical Technology Consultants, Inc.           
612.317.0623 Direct
612.812.5310 Mobile
612.677.0000 Main

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