Go Beyond the Science—Make Connections & Build Your Practice with IO Essentials at SIO2021

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.

IO Essentials will be available on-demand beginning Monday, 25 January in preparation for SIO’s Annual Meeting and will remain available throughout the full conference and for two (2) months following the conference dates. The brightest minds in interventional oncology have designed this program for interventional oncology and radiology residents, fellows, and faculty within the first five years of their IO careers. 

By attending this event, you will:

  • Collect tips and technical how-to’s 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

Scheduled Courses

                 Join SIO on 2 February for IO Essentials Live Virtual Programming

 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

LIVE Tumor Board

Moderators: Ronald Arellano, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, David Madoff, Yale School of Medicine, USA

Panelists: Laura Crocetti, University of Pisa, Italy, Philippe Pereira, SLK Kliniken GmBH, Germany, William Moore, NYU, USA, MK Jesse, University of Colorado, USA
10:05 am - 10:35 am EST Elevating Your Value: Bring More to Your Patients and Your Practice - Sponsored by Medtronic  Jawad Hussain, Commonwealth Radiology, USA
10:40 am - 11:40 am EST IO Essentials Trivia! Sponsored by Medtronic  IO Essentials participants will be broken out in teams to battle each other to see which team has the most IO knowledge! Hosted by the SIO Program Committee and SIO President-Elect Mathew Callstrom

                 IO Essentials On-Demand Programming will be available beginning on 25 January though                    the virtual meeting platform. Watch sessions at your convenience and join us live on 2 February!

                                          IO Essentials On-Demand Programming

Basics of Percutaneous Ablation Moderator: David Breen, University Hospitals Southampton, UK Moderator: Uei Pua, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Radiofrequency Ablation Physics & Physiology Christos Georgiades, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Basics of Percutaneous Ablation: Microwave Fred Lee Jr., University of Wisconsin, USA
CWA Yolanda Bryce, Memorial Sloan Kettering, USA
IRE Martijn Meijerink, Amsterdam UMC, Nederlands
Basics of Endovascular Techniques Moderator: Alban Denys, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Moderator: Karen Brown, University of Utah, USA
TAE Thomas Helmberger, Muenchen Klinikum Bogenhausen, Germany
cTACE Yasuaki Arai, National Cancer Center, Japan
DEB-TACE Roberto Iezzi, A Gemelli Hospital, Italy
TARE Basics Alban Denys, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Tumor Board Primer Moderator: Ronald Arellano, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA Moderator: David Madoff, Yale School of Medicine, USA
HCC Laura Crocetti, University of Pisa, Italy
Thermal Ablation and (Morphological) Limitations for CRLM Philippe Pereira, SLK Kliniken GmBH, Germany
Lung William Moore, NYU, USA
Renal Ablation Jeremy Durack, Memorial Sloan Kettering, USA
IR Treatment Options for Painful Bone Metastases: A Discussion of Tumor Ablation MK Jesse, University of Colorado, USA
Practice Building
Terminology for Oncological Outcome Measures Martijn Meijerink, Amsterdam UMC, Nederlands
Literature Studies and Registries Raj Shah, Stanford University, USA
Ten Practice Building Tips for Early Career Physicians AJ Gunn, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Value of IR from the C-Suite Perspective Matt Johnson, SIR VP and Indiana University, USA