Interventional Radiology Residency

Our Program

Thank you for your interest in interventional radiology training at the University of Wisconsin. Our program has an early sub-specialization in interventional radiology designation and approved integrated and independent residency programs. 

Program Highlights

  • Wide variety of practice settings including: University of Wisconsin Hospital, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, the American Family Children’s Hospital, and UnityPoint-Meriter Hospital
  • Robust research, including NIH-supported research labs, such as the Tumor Ablation Lab and Abdominal Image-Guided Interventions Laboratory
  • Diverse faculty who are passionate about resident education
  • Excellent trainee-to-volume and trainee-to-faculty ratios
  • Strong clinical IR presence
  • Collegial atmosphere 

Integrated and Independent Position Details

We will be accepting applications for one integrated residency spot and one independent residency spot in the 2021-2022 interview cycle.

Please use the link to view information on how to apply to our IR Integrated program in ERAS.

  • IR Integrated Advanced Track NRMP Program Code: 1779416A0
  • IR Integrated General Surgery Prelim year NRMP Program Code: 1779440P5
  • IR Independent NRMP Code: 1779415F0

ESIR Selection Process

The application process includes submission of a CV, medical school transcripts, and a one-page letter regarding motives for pursing a career in interventional radiology. Candidates will undergo a formal interview process including interviews with the IR residency program director and at least two additional IR staff. Input from the diagnostic radiology residency program director and clinical competency committee will also be sought. Acceptance into the program will ultimately be based on the interview process and clinical/academic performance.

Residency Leadership

Mark Kleedehn, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Aaron Pinkston

Grad Medical Edu Prog Mgr