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AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical specialties due to our responsibility to connect the physician to the patient through the use of radiation producing technology in both diagnosing and treating people. The responsibility of the medical physicist is to assure that the radiation prescribed in imaging and radiation therapy is delivered accurately and safely.
One of the primary goals of AAPM is the identification and implementation of improvements in patient safety for the medical use of radiation in imaging and radiation therapy.
2016 AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition Presentations Available in the AAPM Virtual Library [education | posted: 10/24/2016 | sunset: 11/23/2016]
Comments Requested ACR-AAPM Collaborative Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards - Comments Due October 26, 2016 [general | posted: 10/12/2016 | sunset: 10/26/2016]
RSNA 2016 : Associated AAPM Committee Meetings [meetings | posted: 10/6/2016 | sunset: 12/2/2016]
NSF seeks 2017 Graduate Research Fellowship Program Panelists [general | posted: 10/4/2016 | sunset: 11/3/2016]
Women's Professional Subcommittee Newsletter: Issue 5 - September 2016 [publications | posted: 10/4/2016 | sunset: 11/3/2016]
Acceptance Testing and Quality Control of Dental Imaging Equipment: The Report of AAPM Task Group 175 [publications | posted: 9/27/2016 | sunset: 10/27/2016]
Voting Results on the 2016 Amendments to AAPM Governance Documents [general | posted: 9/26/2016 | sunset: 10/26/2016]
4th International Day of Medical Physics - November 7, 2016 [general | posted: 9/21/2016 | sunset: 11/7/2016]
International Day of Radiology 2016 - November 8, 2016 [general | posted: 9/20/2016 | sunset: 11/8/2016]
AIP Seeks Applicants for State Department Fellowship [general | posted: 9/16/2016 | sunset: 10/31/2016]
Request for Proposals - Future AAPM Summer Schools [meetings | posted: 9/10/2016 | sunset: 11/16/2016]
RSNA 2016 : Registration and Housing Open for AAPM and RSNA Members [meetings | posted: 4/27/2016 | sunset: 11/4/2016]
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