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Go Beyond the Science—Make Connections & Build Your Practice with IO Essentials at SIO2022

The IO Essentials Scholarship Application is closed. Scholarship recipients will be notified in the coming weeks.

IO Essentials Program

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 on-demand courses dedicated to practice building.

By attending this event, you will:

  • Collect tips and technical how-to’s for building a successful clinical practice and career in IO
  • Expand your network, including peers and pioneers in the field
  • Get up to speed on cutting-edge IO research and treatment algorithms
  • Understand the latest clinical and translational research as it relates to patient care

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Time (PST)

Session Title(s)

7:00am - 12:00pm
IO Essentials Industry Breakfast & Hands on Program
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Getting Started in IO
Moderators: Vijay Ramalingam, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA; AJ Gunn, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • History of IO and how we got there, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Social media and IO, AJ Gunn, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • Types of ablation technology, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Getting started in Y90? Regulation, AU, device selection, reimbursement, Edward Kim, MD, Mount Sinai Health Systems, USA
  • Building your TACE practice from the beginning, Nadine Abi Jaoudeh, MD, FSIR, CCRP, University of California Irvine, USA
2:05pm - 3:05pm
Preparing for Tumor Boards
Moderators: Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA; Susan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • HCC Tumor Board primer, Karen Brown, MD, FSIR, University of Utah, USA
  • mCRC Tumor Board primer, Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA
  • GU Tumor Board primer, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Lung Tumor Board primer, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • MSK Tumor Board primer, Jack Jennings, MD, PhD, Washington University, USA
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Tumor Board
Moderators: Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA; Susan Shamimi-Noor, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Case from HCC primer, Karen Brown, MD, PhD, University of Utah, USA
  • Case from mCRC primer, Nora Tabori, MD, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, USA
  • Case from GU primer, David Woodrum, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Case from Lung primer, Stephen Solomon, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Case from MSK primer, Jack Jennings, MD, PhD, Washington University, USA
4:25pm - 5:25pm
Education, Research, and Practice Development
Moderators: Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego Health, USA; Ammar Sarwar, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, USA
  • How to critically review an article, Alda Tam, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • Mentor-mentee relationship, Isabel Newton, MD, PhD, VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego Health, USA
  • Building an IO practice, Aneesa Majid, MD, MBA, FSIR, CPE, No Limits Radiology PA, USA
  • Reimbursement documentation: Billing, coding, E&M, Ammar Sarwar, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School, USA
5:30pm - 6:30pm
IO Essentials Reception