Francine Heelan is a PGY3 resident in Radiology at Dalhousie. Francine's research in the gender discrepancy in IR within Canada was recently selected for an oral presentation at the SIR conference in March.

François discovered IR as a medical student at Laval University, while attending an information cocktail organized by the CAIR. After two elective rotations in vascular and non-vascular IR, he decided to do his residency in Radiology with the goal of pursuing a career in IR.

Dr. Aida Ahrari is a second-year radiology resident at the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa, and MD-MSc at the University of Toronto. In her role as a member of the CAIR-RFS committee, Aida is involved in organizing a variety of educational opportunities for trainees interested in the field of interventional radiology.