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Welcome to the Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Interest Group page!

At the University of Washington School of Medicine, students have a shared interest group for diagnostic and interventional radiology, as there is so much overlap and combined interest. 

Group Leadership:

Cole Greenberg,

Yelena Mishkov,
Vice President

Mac Cook,
IR Chair

Luke Verst,
DR Chair

Andrew Mullen,

Ethan Hua, MD, MS
Faculty Advisor

Chris Ingraham, MD
IR Faculty Mentor


Upcoming Events:

    • The West Coast Vascular and Interventional Symposium
      • The clinically oriented content will introduce participants to the field of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR/minimally invasive surgery). Learn about fundamental procedures and disease processes managed, and explore opportunities in the field through multiple panel discussions. There will be networking opportunities, including an evening meet and greet. The event will take place over two days, 2/12/2022 and 2/13/2022. The registration link and more information can be found at wcvir.splashthat.com
    • Virtual Radiology Residency Match Panel Event
      • Will be held virtually this Spring (date and time TBD)

Past Events:

Helpful Resources:

Interested in attending a radiology conference? The UW Department of Radiology has a travel grant program for medical students presenting radiology focused reserach:

Find possible research opportunities here:

Featured Student Cases: 

The original RSNA case can be found here:

Interested in finding a mentor and publishing your own case report?

Tell us about it here:


Featured Student Case Archives:

Case of the Day on Radiopedia
Great case discussions by radiologists around the world 


Check out the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 

Free access if you go through your UW NetID login on the HSL website


There are great YouTube channels for Society of Interventional Radiology and Resident, Students and Fellows of SIR

Get Involved:

Contact DIRIG leadership to become a member of the group or if you are interested in leadership opportunities

Join Society of Interventional Radiology as a student to get updates and opportunities for educational materials

Join the Radiological Society of North America RSNA as a student to get updates and opportunities for educational materials

For local connections and information about the annual state meeting, please visit the Washing State Radiologic Society website


UW Advisors have compiled recommendations for applying to radiology — found here

Radiology Career Advisors FAQ

Interested in Diagnostic Radiology residency?

Please reach out to Dr. Ryan P. Joyce, MD. 

Interested in Interventional Radiology Integrated residency?

Please reach out the UW advisors — either Dr. Matthew Abad-Santos, or Dr. Jeffrey Chick, to discuss your interests. 

To see how you can get first hand experience, click here to view the student rotation opportunities.

For more information on the Interventional Radiology residency at UW, please click here.

  • Matthew Abad-Santos, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor
    • Associate Program Director, IR Residency Programs
    • Director, VIR Wellness & Engagement


  • Jeffrey Forris Beecham Chick, M.D., MPH, FCIRSE, FSVM, FCCP, EBIR

    • Associate Professor
    • Associate Section Chief (Vascular and Interventional Radiology Clinical Director)
    • Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency Programs
    • Director, Clinical Research
    • Director, The Deep Vein Institute