Our Mission

The Association of Program Directors in Radiology is an organization of residency and fellowship program directors and coordinators with the common goal of optimizing the educational experience for our trainees. Through an annual meeting, periodic communications, and material on its website, APDR enhances the professional capabilities of its members, provides them with the tools necessary to flourish in a rapidly changing healthcare environment and to be in compliance with regulatory requirements of the Residency Review Committee and the American Board of Radiology, and facilitates effective communication with those organizations and others with common interests.

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News & Events

APDR Achievement Award

April 20, 2015

Congratulations to Valerie P. Jackson, MD and Kay H. Vydareny, MD who were presented with the 2015 APDR Achievement Award at the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony during the AUR Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

The Achievement Award of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of education in radiology or service to the society.

Congratulations Dr. Jackson and Dr. Vydareny!


Interventional Radiology Program Requirements Approved

December 11, 2014

The ACGME Board of Directors approved the proposed program requirements for Interventional Radiology at its September 26-28, 2014 Board meeting. Click here to view the Revised Common Program Requirements effective: July 1, 2015. Click here to read the article by John A. Kaufman, MD, MS, Chair, SIR IR/DR Task Force published in the November 2014 issue of Radiology. Click here for IR Residency FAQs.