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Program Outline

All sessions take place in the Texas Health Resources University Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Friday, February 8
6:50am - 7:50am DoubleTree provides shuttle to the Texas Health Resources University building
7:00am - 8:00am Registration / Continental Breakfast / Vendor Time
8:00am - 8:05am Welcome and Housekeeping - Jessica Clements, MS
8:05am - 8:15am Introduction of the Program and Keynote Speaker - Russell Tarver, MS
8:15am - 9:40am Keynote Address - Per Halvorsen, MS
9:40am - 10:10am Coffee Break in Room 112-113
10:10am - 10:50am ACRO Accreditation Program: Overview - Michael Kuettel, MD, MBA, PhD
10:50am - 11:30am Overview of the ACRO Accreditation Program: Physics Issues - Claudio Sibata, PhD
11:30am - Noon Doctors Demand ACRO Accreditation…What is Expected of the Physicist? - Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS
12:00 Noon - 1:30pm Lunch / Vendor Time in Room 112-113
1:30pm - 2:10pm Preparing the Department for ACR accreditation - Role of the Radiation Oncologist - Peter Hulick, MD, FACR
2:10pm - 2:50pm Radiation Therapy Physics ACR 101: Prepping for your Accreditation Survey - Michael Rutstein, MS
2:50pm - 3:20pm Undertaking ACR's Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation: a Physicist's Perspective - Jennifer Johnson, MS
3:20pm - 3:50pm Coffee Break in Room 112-113
3:50pm - 4:50pm Breakout Workshops
Room 104 - Top Three ACR Failures and How to Address Them - Michael Rutstein, MS and Jennifer Johnson, MS
Room 109 - Top Three ACRO Failures and How to Address Them - Claudio Sibata, PhD and Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS
Room 111 - Policies and QA Documents - Frederick Hager, MS
Room 117 Completing ACR and ACRO Applications - Brian Monzon and Rachael Spencer
4:50pm - 5:30pm End of Day Digest, Open Q&A with Speakers
5:30pm - 5:45pm DoubleTree provides return shuttle to the hotel
Dinner on Your Own
Saturday, February 9
6:50am - 7:50am DoubleTree provides shuttle to the Texas Health Resources University building
7:00am - 8:00am Registration / Continental Breakfast / Vendor Time
8:00am - 9:00am Breakout Workshops
Room 104 - Top Three ACR Failures and How to Address Them - Michael Rutstein, MS and Jennifer Johnson, MS
Room 109 - Top Three ACRO Failures and How to Address Them - Claudio Sibata, PhD and Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS
Room 111 - Policies and QA Documents - Frederick Hager, MS
Room 117 Completing ACR and ACRO Applications - Brian Monzon and Rachael Spencer
9:00am - 10:00am Breakout Workshops
Room 104 - Top Three ACR Failures and How to Address Them - Michael Rutstein, MS and Jennifer Johnson, MS
Room 109 - Top Three ACRO Failures and How to Address Them - Claudio Sibata, PhD and Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS
Room 111 - Policies and QA Documents - Frederick Hager, MS
Room 117 Completing ACR and ACRO Applications - Brian Monzon and Rachael Spencer
10:00am - 10:15am Coffee Break in Room 112-113
10:15am - 11:15am Breakout Workshops
Room 104 - Top Three ACR Failures and How to Address Them - Michael Rutstein, MS and Jennifer Johnson, MS
Room 109 - Top Three ACRO Failures and How to Address Them - Claudio Sibata, PhD and Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS
Room 111 - Policies and QA Documents - Frederick Hager, MS
Room 117 Completing ACR and ACRO Applications - Brian Monzon and Rachael Spencer
11:15am - 12:15pm Working Lunch
12:15pm - 1:30pm Group Q&A and Feedback
1:30pm - 1:45pm DoubleTree provides return shuttle to the hotel

Program Directors

Jessica Clements, MS, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and Russell Tarver, MS, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Invited Speakers

Jessica Clements, MS, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Robert Duerkes, Jr., MS, 21st Century Onocology Brian Monzon, American College of Radiology
Frederick Hager, MS, UT Southwestern Medical Ctr, Dallas Michael Rutstein, MS, Advanced Technology Physics
Per Halvorsen, MSc, Alliance Imaging/Alliance Oncology Claudio Sibata, Radiation Therapy Services, Inc.
Peter Hulick, MD, Shields Oncology Services Rachael Spencer, American College of Radiation Oncology
Jennifer Johnson, MS, MD Anderson Cancer Center Russell Tarver, MS, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders