About the Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency Program
Albany IR provides ACGME-accredited training in interventional radiology at Albany Medical Center.
For more than 20 years, Albany IR has been providing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic services to people living in and around the Capital Region of New York State. The practice has consistently been at the forefront of leading-edge, image-guided medicine, providing patients with the newest and most innovative care available. As active researchers, Albany IR staff members have also laid the foundation for continuing advances in the field of interventional radiology, with many of their findings published in scientific journals and textbooks.
Albany IR's practice at Albany Medical Center is academic in nature, with a commitment to clinical care, education, and research in interventional radiology. It exemplifies all of the partnerships that must be in place for successful patient care to be delivered.
At the conclusion of the program, our residents will show competency in the following areas:
Patient Care: Residents will demonstrate an ability to provide patient care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health.
Medical Knowledge: Residents will demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care.
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement: Residents will be able to investigate, evaluate, and improve patient care practices.
Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Residents will demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, patients' families, and professional associates.
Professionalism: Residents will demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
Systems-Based Practice: Residents will demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.