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10-22-2019 03:59 PM

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From clinical opportunities to practice management tips, the Kinked Wire hosts and their guests bring 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:

ep036. New credentials in IR stroke care

Host: Sudhen B. Desai, MD, FSIR | Guest: Martin Geza Radvany, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Dec. 22, 2022

Featured episodes:

JVIR audio 10. Audio abstracts: January 2023

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Dec. 30, 2022

ep034. Finding success with an office-based lab in interventional radiology

Host: Roger Tomihama, MD | Guest: Joel Rainwater, MD

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Sept. 13, 2022

ep033. A victory for women's health

Host: Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR | Guest: Rhode Island State Rep. Camille Vella-Wilkinson

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published Aug. 23, 2022

IRQ audio 8. That's negotiable: 8 tips for negotiating contracts and salaries

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published July 28, 2022

ep031. How interventional radiologists can mitigate the contrast media shortage

Host: Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR | Guests: Nikki Keefe, MD, and Gloria M. Salazar, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published June 24, 2022

ep031. Interventional radiology and postpartum hemorrhage response teams

Host: Barbara Nickel Hamilton, MD | Guest: Janice Newsome, MD, FSIR

<Listen to the episode>   |   Published June 7, 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

ep027. Owning Success: The power of partnering with industry

Guest host: Nishita Kothary, MD, FSIR

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

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

AD: Guerbet, LLC

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

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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