Letter from the Program Director

The Department of Medical Imaging supports four ACGME accredited Residency training pathways, a Diagnostic Radiology Residency program, a Diagnostic Radiology Residency with Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR), and both an Integrated and Independent IR Residency.

The Integrated Interventional Radiology Program is a 5-year ACGME-accredited program that begins after completion of a 1-year ACGME accredited clinical experience, followed by three years of diagnostic radiology training, and subsequently two years of interventional radiology training in a clinically oriented teaching environment.  Our first IR resident began in 2018.

The Independent Interventional Radiology Pathway was recently accredited. This program serves the second year of a two-year training program for the Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR), after Residents graduate from the diagnostic residency program.

Besides our dedicated faculty, plus a top-notch medical school and excellent hospital affiliation, Tucson offers a wealth of cultural and artistic amenities, in addition to its physical beauty. With its long tradition as a university town, Tucson is a hub of diversity and intellectual pursuits, and a great place to raise a family.

We invite you to see all these for yourself as you make your future professional decisions.

Gregory Woodhead, MD, PhD

Twitter: @ArizonaVIR