Woman. Interventional radiologist. You rarely heard those terms together in Manitoba until Dr. Alessandra Cassano-Bailey entered the field of interventional radiology in 2012.

With a growing demand for minimally invasive procedures and a large underserved population worldwide, global outreach in IR is growing at a rapid pace. Tanzania is at the center of these advances with road2IR, the first IR training program in Subsaharan Africa.  In Tanzania, a country of over 60 million people, there is only 1 diagnostic radiologist per 1 million people and no prior IR service.

Les imprévus vont de pair avec la médecine, un domaine dans lequel la certitude n'existe pas.

There's a story behind every woman working in IR. This September, as part of the Women in Medicine month, we are happy to offer you an insight into their inspiring journeys - if you'd like to participate in an Women in IR interview or you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed, please contact us for more information.

There's a story behind every woman working in IR. This September, as part of the Women in Medicine month, we are happy to offer you an insight into their inspiring journeys - if you'd like to participate in an Women in IR interview or you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed, please contact us for more information.

There's a story behind every woman working in IR. This September, as part of the Women in Medicine month, we are happy to offer you an insight into their inspiring journeys - if you'd like to participate in an Women in IR interview or you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed, please contact us for more information.

Chaque femme en RI a son histoire. En ce mois de septembre, mois des Femmes en médecine (Women in Medicine), nous vous proposons d’en apprendre un peu plus sur leur parcours inspirant. Si vous aimeriez participer à une entrevue Femmes en RI ou nous suggérer le nom d’une collègue à interviewer, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter.

There's a story behind every woman working in IR. This September, as part of the Women in Medicine month, we are happy to offer you an insight into their inspiring journeys - if you'd like to participate in an Women in IR interview or you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed, please contact us for more information.

Our hospital, one of NYC's public hospitals and a level 1 trauma centre, was transformed. Normally empty stretchers lining the halls and back corridors of the ER soon overflowed with COVID-19 patients. The public health system quickly nearly tripled its existing ICU capacity.