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Interventional Radiology Fellowship Curriculum

Mission & Aims

Mission Statement

Interventional Radiology – Independent Residency program’s mission is to provide diverse training particularly formulated for the development of clinical and academic leaders in Interventional Radiology. Train the future generation of Interventional Radiologists to provide excellent patient centered and compassionate care without compromise. Graduate healthcare professionals that become educators and leaders in academics or private practice within interventional radiology. Offer trainees tools to maximize resilience and wellness throughout their career.

The Independent Interventional Radiology Residency is a 1 or 2-year ACGME accredited residency started after completing either Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR) or a four-year ACGME diagnostic radiology residency. The Independent residency includes one or two years of dedicated interventional radiology training. The Independent residency provides not only strong image guided procedural training but training in outpatient clinic, in-patient consultations, ICU, and other relevant clinical services. Ample research and quality improvement opportunities are available.

Program Aims

The program aims to provide well rounded, skilled interventional radiologists who will further the clinical specialty and provide excellent patient care.

Rotation Schedule

Core rotations

  • Ogden Regional Elective
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • SICU or MICU

IR related

  • VA Vascular Surgery
  • Neuro Interventional Vascular Radiology
  • Neuro Interventional Non-vascular/Spine Radiology
  • University Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Huntsman Oncology
  • University/Huntsman Urology
  • University Gastroenterology
  • University Hepatology
  • University Transplant Surgery
  • University Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Research

Elective Rotations

Fellows have 2 months for IR related electives per year

Policies, Requirements, and Agreements

    The Graduate Medical Education (GME) policies apply to all residents and fellows at the University of Utah. 

    Applicants are specifically encouraged to review the following GME policies:

    The Interventional Radiology – Independent Fellowship policies are maintained on a secured internal website. All current trainees and faculty have access to these policies at all times. The selected policies listed below may be of particular interest to applicants:

    The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status. In accordance with the requirements of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, (Section 504), the University of Utah provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, so that they may fully participate in its academic programs, employment opportunities, medical services, programs, and events.