Dr. Virani grew up in the Greater Toronto Area and pursued undergraduate and graduate studies at Western University. He returned to Toronto for medical school before venturing out east for Diagnostic Radiology residency at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

"We are thrilled to have such talented and respected leaders on our board and we look forward to working with them as we continue to serve our members and the entire IR community while leading the vision of CAIR  with dedication and passion." Luciana Nechita, CAIR Executive Director

CAIR's board of directors and staff are horrified and saddened by the act of hatred and Islamophobia that happened Sunday evening in London, Ontario.

CAIR's board of directors, staff, and the entire IR community stands with all Indigenous Communities, especially the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nations, in mourning the tragedy of the 215 children’s lives taken at the hands of the Canadian residential school system.

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and difficulty with in-person meetings, the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR) is introducing a new initiative, the Virtual Angio Club (CAIR VAC).

Here at CAIR, we have a commitment to equality and justice for all, zero tolerance for racism, bigotry and hate of any kind.

Led by Dr. Kevin Shixiao He, resident representative on the CAIR Board and inaugural Chair of the RFS, the new section had its first meeting in June with more than a dozen of representatives, and will soon be present in all of the 16 radiology residency programs across Canada.