Comprehensive Training for Interventional Radiologists
Our goal is to train residents to provide successful patient care through safe, efficient, appropriately utilized, quality-controlled interventional radiology techniques. At the conclusion of their training, our residents will:
Understand the essential components of direct patient management during an entire episode of care surrounding performance of an image-guided procedure, including pre-procedure assessment and post-procedure management, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Understand the criteria used to select patients for image-guided procedures based on history, physical examination, imaging studies, laboratory analysis, and proposed/expected procedural outcomes.
Understand the interaction that interventional radiologists must have with other specialties and with other members of the IR team (nurses, technologists, mid-level providers, and more) to provide comprehensive patient care.
Understand the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of the vascular and nonvascular disease processes commonly encountered and treated by interventional radiologists.
Demonstrate technical proficiency in the performance of image-guided procedures commonly performed by interventional radiologists.
Understand the importance of ongoing quality improvement initiatives within interventional radiology with the goals of improving patient safety, reducing errors, and improving patient outcomes.
About the Albany Med Health System
Albany Medical Center, the anchor of the Albany Med Health System, is one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York State offering a wide range of outstanding clinical care – from routine preventative care to sophisticated cancer and surgical care to life-saving emergency medicine – while teaching the next generation of medical providers and advancing critical biomedical research.
Living in the Capital Region
Albany is a great place to live, learn and work. It is the center of a region known for its robust economy, arts and culture, colleges and universities and recreational opportunities.
As a resident or fellow of Albany Medical Center, there are many resources available to you to help manage the demands of being a physician. Our goal is to promote work-life balance and overall wellness by advocating for you and providing you with the tools to reduce burnout, depression, and other stressors you may encounter during your training.
Distinction in Quality and Leadership
This program promotes professional success for physicians through a deeper understanding of Health Systems Science.