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44th AAPM Annual Meeting Logo
July 14 - 18, 2002
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Call for Papers

An exciting and educational program is planned for the 44th Annual AAPM Meeting. The meeting will feature scientific sessions in varied topics in radiation therapy and imaging physics, as well as Scientific Symposia, Refresher Courses and Continuing Education Courses. The program will include the following:

Education Council Symposium: Maintenance of Competence - National and International Perspectives

Professional Council Symposium: Review of the ASTRO/ACR Joint Economics Committee Radiation Oncology Coding User's Guide 2001.

Scientific Symposia will include sessions on: Treatment and Treatment planning with Gene Therapy, Applications of Molecular Imaging, Verification in External Beam Treatment Delivery

Morning Refresher Courses will include:

Diagnostic Topics: MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Mammography and Digital Mammography

Therapy Topics: Cancer/Tumor Biology, TG71-Electrons, Head Scatter, Information Systems, Inverse/Forward Planning, Film Dosimetry, Monte Carlo, NIH Grant Writing

Continuing Education Courses will include a series on: IMRT, Imaging in Radiation Oncology, Linear Accelerator Technology and Commissioning, Intravascular Brachytherapy, Mammography: FFDM, Nuclear Medicine Quality Control and Accreditation, Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation, MRI, Ultrasound, PACS.

AAPM members and non-members are encouraged to submit proffered abstracts on procedures and technologies for Scientific Sessions on: IMRT and 3D Conformal Treatment, Dosimetry, Intravascular Brachytherapy, Imaging for Treatment Planning, Informatics, Advances in CR and DR Detectors, Image Quality Metrics, Multislice CT, 3-D and Multi-dimensional Image Acquisition and Visualization.

Oral, Poster and Electronic sessions will be included in this year's program.

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