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The 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 the AAPM is the identification and implementation of improvements in patient safety for the medical use of radiation in imaging and radiation therapy.


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What's New

2015 Funding OpportunitiesSummer Undergraduate Fellowship Program - Deadline February 2nd [education | posted: 1/29/2015 | sunset: 2/2/2015]

2015 Funding OpportunitiesDiversity Recruitment through Education and Mentoring Program (DREAM) - Deadline February 2nd [education | posted: 1/29/2015 | sunset: 2/2/2015]

EPA Issues Federal Guidance Report No. 14: Radiation Protection Guidance for Diagnostic and Interventional X-Ray Procedures [general | posted: 1/28/2015 | sunset: 2/27/2015]

Incident Learning WorkshopIncident Learning Workshop : February 12 - 13, 2015 [meetings | posted: 1/27/2015 | sunset: 2/13/2015]

AIP Seeks Chief Executive Officer [general | posted: 1/22/2015 | sunset: 2/21/2015]

2015 AAPM Annual MeetingAAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Abstract Submission Open [meetings | posted: 1/21/2015 | sunset: 3/12/2015]

NCRP has released statement No. 11, Outline of Administrative Policies for Quality Assurance and Peer Review of Tissue Reactions Associated with Fluoroscopically-Guided Interventions [general | posted: 1/21/2015 | sunset: 2/20/2015]

2015 AAPM Spring Clinical MeetingAAPM Spring Clinical Meeting : Meeting Program Available [meetings | posted: 1/13/2015 | sunset: 3/10/2015]

Free Webinar on the Job Interview Process : Discover what, as a scientist, you need to know and do throughout the interview process to demonstrate your value to the hiring institution and land the job! Register now for this free event, being held on February 4, 2015 at 2pm ET and co-sponsored by AAPM. [general | posted: 1/12/2015 | sunset: 2/4/2015]

Prepublication Standards Diagnostic Imaging Services Requirements : New and revised elements of performance (EPs) for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory health care organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services have been finalized and will go into effect July 1, 2015. [general | posted: 1/12/2015 | sunset: 2/11/2015]

New Edition of AAPM NewsletterAAPM Newsletter - January/February Edition Now Available This is a members only link. [publications | posted: 1/9/2015 | sunset: 2/8/2015]

2015 Funding OpportunitiesThe AAPM/RSNA Fellowship for the Training of a Doctoral Candidate in the Field of Medical Physics [education | posted: 11/14/2014 | sunset: 4/30/2015]

2015 Funding OpportunitiesThe Research Seed Funding Grant [education | posted: 11/14/2014 | sunset: 3/20/2015]

Announcing the SPIE-AAPM-NCI Lung Nodule Classification (LUNGx) Challenge [general | posted: 11/10/2014 | sunset: 2/26/2015]

2015 World Congress2015 World Congress of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering : June 7 - 12, 2015 in Toronto, Canada [general | posted: 2/12/2014 | sunset: 6/12/2015]