Scientific Writing Workshop, NICE 2022

Workshop Overview

This workshop is the first in-person scientific writing workshop offered by CIRSE that will offer up to 9 CME credits to participants. We have gathered some of the most distinguished IRs in the field with extensive editorial experience as well as seasoned workshop leader Dr. John Carpenter to guide you in this hands-on, practical workshop.


The workshop took place in advance of ET 2022, CIRSE's dedicated annual conference on embolotherapy. More details on ET 2022 can be found here.


Target Group

The workshop is especially constructive for IRs earlier in their careers although there are valuable takeaways for researchers of all levels, especially those looking to publish more articles in esteemed journals

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Workshop Programme

Speaker Information

CVIR and CVIR Endovascular Speakers

CVIR Editor-in-Chief Klaus Hausegger, Klagenfurt/AT

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CVIR Section Editor for Embolisation, Tiago Bilhim, Lisbon/PT

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CVIR Endovascular Editor-in-Chief Jim Reekers, Amsterdam/NL

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CVIR Regional Editor, Refaat Salman, Riyadh/SA

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CVIR Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Raman Uberoi, Oxford/GB

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CVIR Section Editor for Non-Vascular and current Standards of Practice chair, Laura Crocetti, Pisa/IT

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Guest Speaker: Dr. John Carpenter

Dr. John Carpenter was formerly a Lecturer in Pharmacology at the University of Manchester, and now has some 30 years’ experience as a Medical Writer and Trainer. He is a member of the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and was a contributor to the EMWA guidelines for peer-reviewed medical papers. He contributes regularly to EMWA training workshops.

He will be joined by renowned faculty from CVIR and CVIR Endovascular, who will give presentations on topics ranging from reporting guidelines to how to not irritate your peer-reviewers (and editors!).

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Get hands-on guidance from Dr. Carpenter as well as both CVIR and CVIR Endovascular Editors-in-Chief and CVIR Editors in this practical workshop.


Topics to be covered include:

  • international reporting guidelines
  • structuring your paper
  • effective scientific writing in English
  • input from Editors-in-Chief and CVIR Editors who handle papers every day


This unique workshop will be limited to 30 participants to better enable discussion and to facilitate a hands-on experience.


Therefore, we request that those interested in joining upload a short motivation letter (250 words) using this link. Applicants will be asked to register for or sign into their myCIRSE accounts whether or not they are CIRSE members.


This letter should include any research experience, current level of IR training, and what applicants are looking to gain from this workshop.


The first 15 CIRSE members to register will get free admission to this workshop, so be sure to apply as soon as possible!


The cost for the workshop (for CIRSE and non-CIRSE members):

  • Early Bird Fee 80€
    (register by May 15)
  • Normal Fee 150€
    (register by June 10)
  • Late Registration Fee 220€
    (registration between June 11-19)

CME Accreditation

The CVIR Scientific Writing Workshop, Nice, France, 20/06/2022-21/06/2022 has been accredited
by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European
CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she
actually spent in the educational activity.


Further information for residents of the US and Canada:

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American
Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be
found at


Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for
ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the
Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.