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Controversial Medical Physics Issues


Jessica Clements

J Clements1*, P Halvorsen2*, K Antes3*, D Jordan4*, (1) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Dallas, TX, (2) Alliance Imaging/Alliance Oncology, Newton, MA, (3) Presbyterian Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, (4) University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Shaker Heights, OH

MO-C-Salon BCD-1 Monday 1:30:00 PM - 3:30:00 PM Room: Salon BCD

This is a two hour panel discussion of controversial and professional topics in medical physics. Specific topics have been identified for debate and audience participation. When applicable, controversial scenarios will be addressed with AAPM publications including task group reports, position statements, and editorials from medical physics journals.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the meaning of ethics and professionalism
2. Review relevant AAPM publications relating to identified controversial topics
3. Discuss controversial topics and discover audience opinion from audience interaction


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