Please review the 10-module schedule below. Each online session will be held on GoToWebinar at 8:00 PM EST on the specified Sunday evening and will last approximately one hour. Presenters will be announced at the end of registration and include prolific researchers in the field as well as members of the SIR Executive Council.
January 14, 2018: Introduction to IR Research / Formulating a Research QuestionJanuary 21, 2018: Ethical Issues and the IRB ProcessFebruary 4, 2018: Biostatistics / Study Design and MethodologyFebruary 18, 2018: Case Reports and Observational StudiesMarch 4, 2018: Retrospective and Prospective StudiesMarch 25, 2018: Clinical Trials / Interpreting Trial DataApril 8, 2018: Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysisApril 22, 2018: Basics of Academic Writing and EditingMay 6, 2018: Research Publication Process: Submission, Peer Review and Editorial DecisionsMay 20, 2018: Mentorship and Grants
The following items are required for successful completion of ITROP:
1. Live attendance at 7 of 10 modules on GoToWebinarA) Recorded sessions will be available for registrants through the course platform and should be completed if a live session is missed. However, at least 7 must be completed live at the specified session date and time.B) For the optimal course experience we strongly encourage live attendance at all modules.
2. Review of pre-module journal articles - selected by module presenter and provided to participants on the ITROP course platform.
3. Completion of all pre and post module quizzes and surveys (short).
If the requirements above are met, you will be formally recognized by The Society of Interventional Radiology RFS Section as having successfully completed the course and a Certificate of Completion will be provided. This may also be added to your Curriculum Vitae and can be verified through the RFS.
The primary goal of SIR-ITROP is to maximize student and IR trainee ability to interpret high-impact literature and become comfortable with the process of taking an idea through the steps to publication. We hope you take advantage of this unique opportunity. For questions related to the course, please email SIRITROP@gmail.com
To register for the course, please fill out the form below: