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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.
IOMP Medical Physics International Journal : December 2016 Issue [general | posted: 12/7/2016 | sunset: 1/6/2017]
‘Grand Challenge’ targeting prostate lesion diagnostic imaging is launched [general | posted: 11/28/2016 | sunset: 1/15/2017]
Assessment of Interest - Childcare at AAPM Meetings [meetings | posted: 11/16/2016 | sunset: 12/8/2016]
AIP Seeks New Board Chair [general | posted: 11/11/2016 | sunset: 12/11/2016]
AAPM Webinar Series: Advances in Medical Physics - From Preclinical Imaging to the Clinic: The Path From Here to There - Speaker: John Hazle, PhD, FAAPM [meetings | posted: 11/10/2016 | sunset: 12/8/2016]
2017 Funding Opportunities [general | posted: 11/9/2016 | sunset: 4/28/2017]
AAPM Summer School : Program Information Available [meetings | posted: 11/8/2016 | sunset: 6/14/2017]
Free Web Event on Understanding Radiation Therapy Medicare Reimbursement in 2017 [general | posted: 11/7/2016 | sunset: 12/16/2016]
MedPhys 3.0 Website Launched [general | posted: 11/7/2016 | sunset: 12/7/2016]
AAPM and Wiley Publishing Partnership — Transition Update [publications | posted: 10/27/2016 | sunset: 12/30/2016]
Membership Application & Change of Status Processes Now Using FluidReview [general | posted: 10/27/2016 | sunset: 1/31/2017]
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