UW Radiology

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:

Sarah LaPierre, MS4

Jonathan Medverd, MD
Faculty advisor

David Shin, MD
IR faculty mentor


DIRIG Lunch & Learn: Introductory Neuroradiology with Clinical Correlates
Join DIRIG for a presentation by a UW Neuroradiology fellow to learn about common pathology and interesting cases
October 24th, 12 noon, AA-027

Semi-annual IR Symposium
Join the IR fellows and faculty for a hands on introduction to Interventional Radiology including endovascular diagnostic and therapeutic imaging
November 21st, 6pm, RR-202

Helpful Resources

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 Net ID 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 the UW DR advisor, Dr. Jonathan Medverd. 

Jonathan Medverd, MD
Associate Professor
Emergency Radiology


Interested in Interventional Radiology Integrated residency?

Please reach out the UW advisors — either Dr. David Shin, or Dr. Chris Ingraham, for help with discussing your journey. 

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

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

Christopher Ingraham, MD
Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency and Fellowship


David Shin, MD
Associate Program Director, IR Residency and Fellowship
Director, IR Clerkship