Call for Submissions

We are excited to announce the Trainee Day at the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, taking place in Calgary, May 22, 2024 .

As the future leaders in interventional radiology, this is your opportunity to showcase your knowledge, skills, and innovative approaches to the wider professional community. We invite you to submit your most intriguing and instructive cases for consideration and presentation.

This year, we will be structuring the day to include two sections: a case presentation section (maximum 10 minutes/presentation) and an interactive show and tell ‘Guess the Procedure’ section.

Eligibility for Submission:

  • Residents: Those currently enrolled in a radiology residency program in Canada and who are members in good standing with CAIR.
  • Fellows: Those undergoing fellowship training in interventional radiology in Canada and who are members in good standing with CAIR.
  • Medical students: medical students from Canadian institutions with a keen interest in interventional radiology and who are members in good standing with CAIR.

Submission Criteria:

  • Relevance: Cases should be pertinent to the field of interventional radiology.
  • Originality: Submissions should be unique and not previously presented at other conferences or published in journals.
  • Quality: High-resolution images with clear annotations. Accompanying text should be concise, clear, and provide educational value.
  • Ethics: Ensure patient confidentiality is maintained. Any identifiable patient information should be removed or anonymized.
  • Format: The presentation must be anonymous, your name and your institution, and any identifiable marks should not appear on the ppt/pdf. Max 10MB. Images and videos can be low resolution in a submission file and full resolution when presenting. If there is a need for larger file submission, please contact us directly at

 For the “Guess the Procedure” show and tell section:

  • Submit presentations which can include images and/or videos up to 4 slides.
  • Presentations may need to be adjusted after submission to fit the format for the session.
  • Include a 250 words summary of the case.

Additional documents:

  • A letter of intent explaining why you would like to attend.
  • A short, updated CV (maximum 2 pages) that must include contact info (email address and phone number).
  • A letter of standing or a letter of support signed by any supervising staff radiologist.

This is your moment to shine and contribute to the enrichment of our community’s collective knowledge. Not only will this be an excellent platform for learning and interaction, but it will also provide invaluable exposure and feedback from esteemed professionals in the field.

IMPORTANT: Submissions need to be complete to be considered. Send your complete submission at
DEADLINE: February 5th, 2024

Attending the Annual Scientific Meeting is mandatory, complimentary registration, accommodation  for up to four (4) nights for those who are not local, and a bursary for transportation for the most economical way to travel to the event, up to $800, will be provided to the successful candidates selected to present. If you have questions regarding transportation and/or the amount covered, please email