Go Beyond the Science—Make Connections & Build Your Practice with IO Essentials at SIO2020

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 a full-day course dedicated to practice building.

Taking place alongside SIO’s annual meeting, 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 completing fellowships. 

After attending this event, you will:

  • Collect tips for building a successful clinical practice and technical how-to’s to ensure a successful career in IO
  • Expand your network, including peers and pioneers in the field
  • Get up-to-speed on the cutting-edge IO research and treatment algorithms
  • Understand the latest clinical and translational research and how it relates to patient care
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This year's program will feature new learning formats and exciting sessions including:

Lexicon of IO

Levels of Evidence

Preparing for Tumor Boards 

  • HCC
  • mCRC
  • Other Liver Mets
  • Renal
  • Bone
  • Lung

Tumor Board 

Practice Building

  • How to Critically Review an Article
  • “Bad” Trials and How to Refute Them
  • How to Turn a Clinical Question Into a Research Project
  • Registries
  • Mentor-Mentee Relationship
  • Building an Ablation Practice
  • Leadership: Building a Successful Team


IO Essentials sessions above are included in SIO2020 registration. Access to exclusive industry and networking events beyond the program are available to SIO Fellows and Residents Scholarship recipients. Find out more about our revamped, flexible SIO2020 Scholarship Program and applications details here!


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