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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.
NCI Acting Director Dr. Lowy to speak at AAPM Annual Meeting — NCI-Supported Research Activities: The Moonshot and More [meetings | posted: 7/22/2016 | sunset: 8/3/2016]
AAPM and Wiley Announce Publishing Partnership [general | posted: 7/20/2016 | sunset: 8/20/2016]
2016 AAPM Election Results [general | posted: 7/17/2016 | sunset: 8/17/2016]
WHO seeks input on global survey on the use of computed tomography (CT) in asymptomatic individuals for individual health assessment (IHA) [general | posted: 7/12/2016 | sunset: 8/19/2016]
AAPM Newsletter - July/August Edition Now Available [publications | posted: 7/9/2016 | sunset: 8/5/2016]
New Resource Available to Medical Physicists in Developing Countries : AAPM/IOMP Equipment Donation Program [general | posted: 7/9/2016 | sunset: 8/8/2016]
2015 Education & Research Fund Annual Report [education | posted: 6/30/2016 | sunset: 8/5/2016]
2016 Proposed Amendments to AAPM Governance Documents [general | posted: 6/28/2016 | sunset: 8/3/2016]
New Online ICRU Publication Available : Report 089 - Prescribing, Recording, and Reporting Brachytherapy for Cancer of the Cervix (2016) [publications | posted: 6/28/2016 | sunset: 7/28/2016]
Updated Diagnostic Radiology Residents Physics Curriculum [education | posted: 6/21/2016 | sunset: 8/15/2016]
The report of Task Group 100 of the AAPM: Application of risk analysis methods to radiation therapy quality management [publications | posted: 6/15/2016 | sunset: 8/15/2016]
2017 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting (New Orleans, LA) - Request for Proposals (RFP) [meetings | posted: 6/14/2016 | sunset: 8/10/2016]
AAPM Expanding Horizons Travel Grant [education | posted: 5/12/2016 | sunset: 9/1/2016]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Meeting Program Available [meetings | posted: 5/10/2016 | sunset: 8/4/2016]
RSNA 2016 : Registration and Housing Open for AAPM and RSNA Members [meetings | posted: 4/27/2016 | sunset: 11/4/2016]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Registration & Housing Open [meetings | posted: 3/23/2016 | sunset: 8/4/2016]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Committees & Activities Schedule Available [meetings | posted: 3/18/2016 | sunset: 8/4/2016]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : New AAPM Headquarters Open House Tour [meetings | posted: 3/16/2016 | sunset: 7/30/2016]
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