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The Strategic Plan of Spanish Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

  • José Urbano
  • Miguel A. de GregorioEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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The Spanish Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (SERVEI) has been discussing the present and future of Interventional Radiology (IR) since its creation in 1987. After a long time of discussion, without getting a clear path, the Spanish IR reality is that we are in fact a subspecialty/specialty but not by law. IR is present in all universities, in general hospitals and in many district and private hospitals throughout the whole country. IR is already a subspecialty in other countries; however, nobody doubts that a formal and official training for this discipline is beyond the current training of diagnostic radiology. According to these facts, SERVEI decided to hire an important consulting company to help us conduct efficiently our own “know-how.”

The main goal of any medical education is to train competent professionals and to develop knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors [1]. Interventional Radiology has reached an incredible development and new advances for the care...

Notes

Acknowledgements

We appreciate the work of advice and collaboration in the preparation of this report and strategic plan to all members of the Spanish Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, especially the Board of Directors of SERVEI.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

No conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SERVEI (Spanish Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology)MadridSpain
  2. 2.University of ZaragozaZaragozaSpain

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