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10-22-2019 15:59

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From clinical opportunities to practice management tips, host Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR, brings you the innovation, impact and insight that you enjoy in each issue of IRQ—in a convenient audio format. Find us on BuzzSprout, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Podcasts, TunedIn/Alexa and iHeartRadio. Read more about the podcast team. View a list of all podcast episodes.

Latest episode:

JVIR audio 3: JVIR audio abstracts: June 2022

<Listen to the episode>   |   May 27, 2022

Featured episodes:

JVIR audio 2. Mitigating the contrast media shortage

Authors: Nikki Keefe, MD, Kush R. Desai, MD, FSIR, Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FSIR, and Gloria Salazar, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published May 19, 2022

JVIR audio 1. May 2022 audio abstracts

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published April 27, 2022

IRQ audio 7. IR in the ER: The role of interventional radiology on the trauma team

Author: Susan Rose

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published April 22, 2022

ep030. Improving patient care through the VIRTEX Data Registry

Guest host: Jaimin Shah, MD | Guests: Raj Shah, MD, FSIR, and Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published April 1, 2022

ep029. Owning Success: Paths into leadership

Guest host: Nishita Kothary, MD, FSIR | Guests: Laura Findeiss, MD, FSIR; James B. Spies, MD, MPH, FSIR; Alda L. Tam, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published March 22, 2022

ep028. 2021 in review + top IR Quarterly articles of the year

Guest: SIR Executive Director Keith Hume

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Feb. 15, 2022

ep027. Owning Success: The power of partnering with industry

Guest host: Nishita Kothary, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Feb. 4, 2022

IRQ audio 6: Pain killers: The healing role of IR in the U.S. opioid epidemic

Author: Melanie Padgett Powers

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Jan. 18, 2022

ep026. EPOCH Trial results suggest promising treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Guest: Riad Salem, MD, MBA, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Jan. 3, 2022

IRQ audio 5. Exit strategy: Career-long retirement planning for the IR

Authors: Aubrey Palestrant, MD, FSIR, and Curtis W. Bakal, MD, MPH, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Dec. 21, 2021

IRQ audio 3. The business case for diversity in IR

Authors: Keith M. Horton, MD, FSIR, and Derek L. West, MD, MS

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Nov. 23, 2021

ep025. Owning success: SIR Gold Medalists

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Nov. 16, 2021

ep024. IRs in focus: Elsie Koh, MD

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Oct. 1, 2021

ep023. Launching and running an office-based lab

Guest: Bret Wiechmann, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Sept. 3, 2021

ep020. IR and the potential of GAE to treat osteoarthritis of the knee

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Guest: Sandeep Bagla, MD

SIR thanks Guerbet, LLC, for its support of this episode.

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published May 4, 2021

ep017. The role of IR in stroke care

Guest: Eric A. Wang, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode> | Published Feb 9, 2021

ep015. Radiation safety and the interventional radiologist

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Guest: Joseph Ring, MD, FSIR

SIR thanks Boston Scientific for its support of this episode.

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Nov. 10, 2020

ep010. The ongoing evolution of IVC filters

Guest: Matthew S. Johnson, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published June 30, 2020

ep007. Financial planning for the interventional radiologist

Guest: Clint Gossage, CFP

SIR thanks Varian for its support of this episode.

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published March 27, 2020

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