31st Annual Meeting June 12-14, 2022 in Boston

How to Attend




  • June 12-14, 2022


until 4/1


after 4/1


after 5/13


until 4/1


after 4/1


after 5/13



Please join us at this year's AVIR 31st Annual Scientific Meeting to be held as an in-person conference starting on Sunday, June 12, 2022!

*Covid-19 Pandemic Update
We are offering this meeting as an In-Person meeting only

Recordings will be available in our Learning Management website within 3 weeks after the meeting.

**Please note that AVIR is not requiring vaccinations for Covid-19, however SIR is requiring vaccinations --  the SIR health Health and Safety notice can be found here.


With education documentation becoming a way of life and the budget constraints facing many hospitals and institutions, in conjunction with the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and the Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN), AVIR strives to build an education program that meets and exceeds the expectations of our attendees. Please note: ARIN is only offering virtual this year.

The AVIR Annual Scientific Meeting continues to provide an excellent venue for participation and marketing for our corporate sponsors.

ABOUT US  The Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) is a nonprofit, national organization of Radiologic Technologists and allied health professional deeply committed to improving health and the quality of life through the practice of vascular and interventional radiology, while providing strong leadership and the development of superior education for our members.

OUR MISSION is to grow, advance, and continue education in the area of vascular and interventional radiology and to promote professional growth and resources for AVIR members throughout the medical community.
The AVIR is comprised of department managers, chief technologists, directors and administrators as well as interventional radiographers and nurses. These personnel are often key decision-makers in determining hospital/vendor contracts, budget planning and inventory management, thus making the AVIR a prime target audience for marketing and advertising.

Agenda Daily schedule will run from 8a - 5:30p EST | NOTE: Subject to change

Accreditation Statement

AVIR designates this activity for up to 25.75 Category A or A+ Continuing Education Credits applied for through AVIR. All meeting and workshop lectures will be submitted to the ARRT for Structured Education credits.


AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM). Through our Approval of Continuing Education (ACE) you can get your local education approved for AART recognized A or A+ CE Credits. Make your education count and count us in to help.





Erica S. Alexander, MD

New York, NY

Specializes in performing procedures with a particular focus in treating thoracic malignancies and neuroendocrine tumors

Bulent Arslan, MD

Chicago, IL

Professor Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush Medical College Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology

John E. Aruny, MD

Orangeburg, SC

Specializes in interventional neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, vascular & interventional radiology, and nuclear radiology

Douglas P. Beall, MD

Oklahoma City, OK

Chief of Operations of The Spine Fracture Institute, LLC and Chief of Radiology Services at Clinical Radiology of Oklah

Zachary L. Bercu MD, RPVI

Atlanta, GA

Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine

Theresa M. Caridi, M.D., FSIR

Birmingham, AL

Director, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vice Chair, Interventional Affairs, Department of Radiology

Clifford Davis, MD

Tampa, FL

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Radiology, Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency

Robert Dixon, M.D., FSIR

Little Rock, AK

Specializes in prostate artery embolization, thermal ablation, portal hypertension, vertebral augmentation, superficial venous disease

Nathan M. Fagan, MD

Columbus, OH

Specializes in diagnostic pediatric radiology, pediatric interventional radiology.

Fabian Max Laage Gaupp, MD

New Haven, CT

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Chief Resident of Interventional Radiology

Charles Gilliland, M.D.

Stockbridge, GA

Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Bill Greear, MBA/MHA, RT-R(CV)

Huntersville, NC

Radiology Administrator with a background in Interventional Radiology/Cardiology

Ziv J Haskal, MD

Charlottesville, VA

A tenured professor of radiology and medical imaging in the Division of IR, University of Virginia, Emeritus Editor of the JVIR (2011-2020)

Joshua Hirsch, MD

Boston, MA

Specializes in diagnosis, management, and treatment of cerebrovascular disease, minimally invasive spine surgery and acute stroke treatment.

Dana Kanfoush, M.S.

Greensboro, NC

New Products & Procedures for Vascular and Interventional Departments, Creative Marketing Ideas, Strategic and Focused Growth Initiatives

Yince Loh, M.D.

Seattle, WA

Interventional Neuroradiology

Sreekumar Madassery, MD

Chicago, IL

Assistant Professor at Rush University

Charles Martin, MD

Cleveland, OH

Co-Director and Interventional Radiologist at the Cleveland Clinic

Michael Miller, MD

Winston-Salem, NC

Specializes in: Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Arteriovenous Malformation Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), Osteoporosis

Abigail Mize, BS RDCS RVT

Grand Rapids, MI

Clinical Research Coordinator, Interventional Sonographer

Janice M. Newsome MD, FSIR


Janice Newsome, MD, FSIR, is Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine

Waleska M. Pabon-Ramos, MD, MPH

Durham, NC

American Board of Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Constantino S. Peña, MD

Miami, FL

Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Keith Pereira, MD

St. Louis, MO

Specializes in Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Eric Radtke

Kansas City, MO

Vice President Sales RADPAD® Radiation Protection

Ivan Rukundo, MD

Rwanda, Africa

Master of Medicine degree in Diagnostic radiology and Master of Science in Vascular and Interventional Radiology


Grand Rapids, MI

Peripheral Vascular Disease, Endovascular Intervention

Shelby Schepis, R.T.(R)(VI)(ARRT)

Columbus, OH

Interventional Radiologic Technologist

Rasesh M. Shah, M.D.

Chesapeake, VA

American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery with a focuses on: Carotid Stents, Varicose Veins

Dan Shilo, MD 

New York, NY

Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology