UW Radiology

RADGY 684 – Interventional Radiology APC Clerkship

Offered: A, W, Sp, S – 4 weeks (8 credits)

Clerkship Director: David S. Shin, MD

Prerequisites: Permission of Clerkship Coordinator and Director


  • 4-week Advanced Patient Care (APC) elective in Interventional Radiology
  • Ideal candidates are those strongly considering applying to IR residency
  • A maximum of 4 students per block
  • 4 site options offered, to be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis or by the discretion of the clerkship director
    • UWMC/HMC: 2 weeks at UW Medical Center, followed by 2 weeks at Harborview Medical Center
    • HMC/UWMC: 2 weeks at Harborview Medical Center, followed by 2 weeks at UW Medical Center
    • VA: 4 weeks at VA Puget Sound Health Care System
    • SCH: 4 weeks at Seattle Children’s Hospital. IR-bound students with personal interest in pediatrics are considered for this site.
  • To obtain permission to enroll, please send a completed IR Clerkship Application Form, current CV, and one-page letter of interest to:

Zoe Castle Interventional Radiology Program Administrator Department of Radiology University of Washington iradmin@uw.edu Ph: 206-598-4431 Fx: 206-598-6406

  • Students coming from another institution will need to submit an additional application through Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) following initial approval by the clerkship director. Delay in VSAS application submission could result in insufficient time for the course registration.
  • Grants for Education of Medical Students (GEMS) Program is an initiative by the Society of Interventional Radiology and SIR Foundation to support medical students from diverse backgrounds by providing scholarships to fund visiting clerkships in IR. For more information, please visit: https://www.sirfoundation.org/grants_awards/current-opportunities/gems-program/