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Go Beyond the Science—Make Connections & Build Your Practice with IO Essentials at SIO2022

IO Essentials programming is open to all SIO2022 attendees and is not restricted to scholarship recipients. We hope you will join us and take advantage of these early career learning and networking opportunities!

SIO is thrilled to present IO Essentials, the premier event for early career interventional oncologists.

IO Essentials prepares you for a strong career by connecting you with the most successful interventional oncologists in the field and presenting on-demand courses dedicated to practice building.

By attending this event, you will:

  • Collect tips and technical how-tos for building a successful clinical practice and career in IO
  • Expand your network, including peers and pioneers in the field
  • Get up to speed on cutting-edge IO research and treatment algorithms
  • Understand the latest clinical and translational research as it relates to patient care

Registration for IO Essentials is only $150.00 in addition to the full conference registration and membership bundle options.

Thursday, 24 March 2022

Time (PST)

Session Title(s)

7:00am - 12:00pm
IO Essentials Industry Breakfast & Hands-on Program
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Getting Started in IO
Moderators: Vijay Ramalingam, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA; AJ Gunn, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • History of IO and How We Got There, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Social Media and IO, AJ Gunn, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • Types of Ablation Technology, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Getting Started in Y90: Regulation, AU, device selection, reimbursement, Edward Kim, MD, Mount Sinai Health Systems, USA
  • Building Your TACE Practice from the Beginning, Nadine Abi Jaoudeh, MD, FSIR, CCRP, University of California Irvine, USA
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preparing for Tumor Boards
Moderators: Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA; Susan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • HCC Tumor Board Primer, Susan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • mCRC Tumor Board Primer, Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA
  • GU Tumor Board Primer, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Lung Tumor Board Primer, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • MSK Tumor Board Primer, Jack Jennings, MD, PhD, Washington University, USA
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Tumor Board
Moderators: Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA; Susan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Case from HCC PrimerSusan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Case from mCRC Primer, Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA
  • Case from GU Primer, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Case from Lung Primer, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Case from MSK Primer, Jack Jennings, MD, PhD, Washington University, USA
4:25pm - 5:25pm
Education, Research, and Practice Development
Moderators: Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego Health, USA; Ammar Sarwar, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, USA
  • How to Critically Review an Article, Alda Tam, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • Mentor-mentee Relationship, Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego Health, USA
  • Building an IO Practice, Aneesa Majid, MD, MBA, FSIR, CPE, No Limits Radiology PA, USA
  • Reimbursement Documentation: Billing, coding, E&M, Ammar Sarwar, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, USA
5:30pm - 6:30pm
IO Essentials Reception

Saturday, 26 March 2022

Time (PST)

Session Title(s)

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Hall Walk Through

Sunday, 27 March 2022

Time (PST)

Session Title(s)

11:20am - 12:20pm

Residents to Experts

Moderators: Vijay Ramalingam, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA; Evan Lehrman, MD, FSIR, UCSF, USA; Sarah White, MD, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA; David Breen, MD, University Hospital Southampton, USA

  • Direct RFA of Portal Vein Tumor Thrombus in Continuity with HCC, Ioanna Thanou, Resident, Sotiria General Hospital of Athens, Greece
  • Siatico-neoplastic Balloon Adhesioplasty Enabling Limb-sparing Tumor Cryoablation, Matthew Ramsay, IR Fellow, Duke University Medical Center, USA
  • Embolization of Large Arterio-bronchial Fistula Due to Metastatic Breast Cancer, Jonathon Weber, MD, University of Kentucky, USA
  • Inoperable Tumor-induced Osteomalacia, Hoowan Lee, MD, National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program, USA
  • IO for Complex HCC, Lynne Martin, IR/DR PGY5, Stanford University, USA
4:00pm - 5:00pm

"How I Do It" Video Session

Moderators: Vijay Ramalingam, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA; Steven Yevich, MD, MPH, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

  • Complex Pelvic Instrumentation, Frederic Deschamps, MD, PhD, Gustave Roussy, France
  • Lymphatic Intervention, Gregory Nadolski, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Venous Intervention for Palliation in SVC Syndrome/Lower Extremity EdemaEvan Lehrman, MD, FSIR, UCSF, USA
  • Complex Renal Cryoablation (T1B > 4 cm), Ryan Michael Kohlbrenner, MD, UCSF, USA
  • Chemosaturation, Brian Stedman, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, University Hospital Southampton, UK