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Selected speakers have been asked to provide handouts for their presentations. The speakers will either provide the handout for posting on the website pre-meeting or at the show site, to be posted following the meeting. Attendees are encouraged to print handouts prior to their arrival at the meeting.

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Session: SA - C-BRC - Protocol Review and Optimization
Title: Optimization of Pediatric DR
Byline: K Strauss*, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34873-405535-125526-1708843405.pdf (K Strauss)
Session: SA - C-BRC - Protocol Review and Optimization
Title: MR Protocol Review
Byline: A Panda*, Mayo Clinic, Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34874-405535-125527-1271405835.pdf (A Panda)
Session: SA - C-BRC - Protocol Review and Optimization
Title: CT Protocol Review - Validation and Verification
Byline: D Gauntt*, UAB Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34875-405535-125528-992479418.pdf (D Gauntt)
Session: SA - D-BRC - Nuclear Medicine TG177 Update
Title: An Update on TG177
Byline: J Halama*, Loyola Univ Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34881-405535-125532-1144596239.pdf (J Halama)
Session: SA - C-BRA|B - Building a New Radiation Therapy Clinic: Wait, Where Do I Start? - Part I
Title: Shielding Trends in Radiation Therapy
Byline: M Martin*, Therapy Physics, Inc., Gardena, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34903-405535-125584-143584219.pdf (M Martin)
Session: SA - C-BRA|B - Building a New Radiation Therapy Clinic: Wait, Where Do I Start? - Part I
Title: Commissioning a Linac Today
Byline: G Sherouse*, Landauer Medical Physics, Charlotte, NC
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34904-405535-125585-1425752224.pdf (G Sherouse)
Session: SA - D-BRA|B - Building a New Radiation Therapy Clinic: Wait, Where Do I Start? - Part II
Title: How to Open a New Radiation Oncology Center
Byline: K Prado*, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34906-405535-125586-1443730175.pdf (K Prado)
Session: SA - A-BRA|B - Medical Physics Leadership
Title: Healthcare Finance
Byline: M Howard*, Parkridge Medical Ctr, Chattanooga, TN
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34922-406535-125450-1801308704.pdf (M Howard)
Session: SA - A-BRA|B - Medical Physics Leadership
Title: Financial Fundamentals: Advocating for Your Needs
Byline: P Halvorsen*, Lahey Health and Medical Center, Burlington, MA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34923-406535-125602-1732519573.pdf (P Halvorsen)
Session: SU - A-BRA|B - You Too Can Create Great Incident Reports!
Title: An Overview of Incident Reporting
Byline: B Miller*, Henry Ford Health System, Clinton Township, AA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34835-405535-125504-119259371.pdf (B Miller)
Session: SU - A-BRA|B - You Too Can Create Great Incident Reports!
Title: Essential Elements of Incident Narratives
Byline: B Thomadsen*, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34847-405535-125510-117491257.pdf (B Thomadsen)
Session: SU - A-BRA|B - You Too Can Create Great Incident Reports!
Title: Standardizing Incident Reporting in the VA Medical System
Byline: J Palta*, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34848-405535-125456-1192074840.pdf (J Palta)
Session: SU - C-BRA|B - Hands-On Workshop: Using Incidents to Improve Patient Care
Title: Using Root Cause Analysis When Analyzing Incidents
Byline: G Kim*, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34850-406535-125511.pdf (G Kim)
Session: SU - C-BRA|B - Hands-On Workshop: Using Incidents to Improve Patient Care
Title: Classification of Incidents
Byline: J Johnson*, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34851-406535-125512-188850460.pdf (J Johnson)
Session: SU - C-BRA|B - Hands-On Workshop: Using Incidents to Improve Patient Care
Title: Developing a Corrective Action Plan
Byline: L Schubert*, Univ. of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34852-406535-125513-2087760053.pdf (L Schubert)
Session: SU - D-BRA|B - Buyer Beware: Quality Assurance of Outsourced Products
Title: Quality Assurance of Outsourced Beam Modulators and Physics Work
Byline: J Gibbons*, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34854-405535-125514-1201481582.pdf (J Gibbons)
Session: SU - D-BRA|B - Buyer Beware: Quality Assurance of Outsourced Products
Title: Quality Assurance of Outsourced Brachytherapy Loading and Treatment Planning
Byline: R Kudchadker*, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34855-405535-125515.pdf (R Kudchadker)
Session: SU - A-BRC - Clinical Trends in Breast Imaging
Title: From Detection to Prediction: Imaging Markers of Breast Cancer Risk
Byline: C Hruska*, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34865-405535-125522-1511477456.pdf (C Hruska)
Session: SU - D-BRC - FFDM Accreditation
Title: Everything You Need to Know About the New ACR FFDM Manual
Byline: D Pfeiffer*, Boulder Community Health, Boulder, CO
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34867-405535-125523-1930208207.pdf (D Pfeiffer)
Session: SU - A-BRC - Clinical Trends in Breast Imaging
Title: A Clinical Perspective On DBT-Guided Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Byline: A Kerger*, The Ohio State University, Columus, OH
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34886-405535-125535-1368808796.pdf (A Kerger)
Session: SU - C-BRC - ABR MOC Update / Networking
Title: Changes in the ABR MOC Program
Byline: G Frey*, The American Board of Radiology, Charleston, SC
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34891-406535-125566-826516529.pdf (G Frey)
Session: SU - C-BRC - ABR MOC Update / Networking
Title: Professional Networking (and We Don't Mean Ethernet!)
Byline: M Meineke*, Ohio State Univ, Columbus, OH
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34894-406535-125453-2121761609.pdf (M Meineke)
Session: SU - B-BRC - Exposure Indices and Target Values in Radiography: What Are They and How Can You Use Them?
Title: Definition and Validation of Exposure Indices
Byline: I Reiser*, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34912-405535-125596-1012145226.pdf (I Reiser)
Session: SU - B-BRC - Exposure Indices and Target Values in Radiography: What Are They and How Can You Use Them?
Title: Clinical Utilization Strategies and Challenges
Byline: A Walz-Flannigan*, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34913-405535-125597.pdf (A Walz-Flannigan)
Session: SU - B-BRC - Exposure Indices and Target Values in Radiography: What Are They and How Can You Use Them?
Title: Rethinking Action Limits Based On Findings of TG151 Multi-site Survey
Byline: C Willis*, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bellaire, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34914-405535-125598-2107983612.pdf (C Willis)
Session: SU - B-BRA|B - TG275 and Radiation Professional Workforces
Title: TG275
Byline: D Schofield*, Saint Vincent Hospital, Acton, MA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34925-405535-125534-85838488.pdf (D Schofield)
Session: SU - B-BRA|B - TG275 and Radiation Professional Workforces
Title: Radiation Professional Workforces (Therapy)
Byline: W Newhauser*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34926-405535-125603-1039222525.pdf (W Newhauser)
Session: SU - B-BRA|B - TG275 and Radiation Professional Workforces
Title: The Path to Assessing Diagnostic Workforce
Byline: D Gress*, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34927-405535-125604-276597252.pdf (D Gress)
Session: SU - B-BRA|B - TG275 and Radiation Professional Workforces
Title: Review of Current Trends in the Physics Chart Check Process: Results from the TG275 Survey of Practices
Byline: P Johnson*, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35005-405535-125853-684856695.pdf (P Johnson)
Session: SU - B-BRA|B - TG275 and Radiation Professional Workforces
Title: Review of Current Trends in the Physics Chart Check Process: Results from the TG275 Survey of Practices
Byline: L Fong de los Santos*, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35006-405535-125795-1726928609.pdf (L Fong de los Santos)
Session: MO - B-BRA|B - Big Data: How Standardizing RT Nomenclature Can Be Your Friend
Title: A Physician's Perspective on Implementing Standard Nomenclature
Byline: C Fuller*, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34838-405535-125506.pdf (C Fuller)
Session: MO - A-BRA|B - Evolution of Treatment Plan Checks and Pre-treatment QA
Title: TG275 and Beyond: Plan Checks in the Modern Age
Byline: S Parker*, Novant Health, Winston Salem, NC
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34857-405535-125516-323149064.pdf (S Parker)
Session: MO - A-BRA|B - Evolution of Treatment Plan Checks and Pre-treatment QA
Title: TG219: It's Use, Strengths and Weaknesses
Byline: S Stathakis*, Cancer Therapy and Research Center, San Antonio, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34858-405535-125517-334290918.pdf (S Stathakis)
Session: MO - A-BRA|B - Evolution of Treatment Plan Checks and Pre-treatment QA
Title: TG218: How to Handle Pretreatment QA
Byline: M Miften*, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34859-405535-125518.pdf (M Miften)
Session: MO - B-BRA|B - Big Data: How Standardizing RT Nomenclature Can Be Your Friend
Title: Opportunities to use Standard RT Nomenclature to Improve Care in the VA Health System
Byline: J Palta*, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34860-405535-125456-1422242443.pdf (J Palta)
Session: MO - D-BRA|B - Radiobiology for Hypofractionation: Basics for Clinical Physicists
Title: Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy: Can Clinical Data Further Improve the Therapeutic Ratio?
Byline: E Yorke*, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34862-405535-125519-1678245822.pdf (E Yorke)
Session: MO - D-BRA|B - Radiobiology for Hypofractionation: Basics for Clinical Physicists
Title: The Tolerance of the Nervous System to SBRT: Dogma, Data and Recommendations
Byline: P Medin*, UT Southwestern Medical Ctr at Dallas, Dallas, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34863-405535-125520-1000065448.pdf (P Medin)
Session: MO - A-BRC - Breast and General US Accreditation
Title: Setting Up A New US QC Program
Byline: D Hohreiter*, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34871-405535-125525-378632144.pdf (D Hohreiter)
Session: MO - D-BRA|B - Radiobiology for Hypofractionation: Basics for Clinical Physicists
Title: Clinical Outcomes Modeling and Molecular Imaging for Hypofractionated Radiotherapy
Byline: D Carlson*, Yale Univ. School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34900-405535-125572-1531411539.pdf (D Carlson)
Session: MO - B-BRC - Current Issues in CT Imaging
Title: Updates to the ACR CT Manual
Byline: C Dillon*, Alliance Medical Physics, Alpharetta, GA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34916-405535-125599-881922552.pdf (C Dillon)
Session: MO - B-BRC - Current Issues in CT Imaging
Title: Dual-Energy CT: The Many Technologies and Implementations and What They Mean for Physicists
Byline: D Beaulieu*, Boston Children’s Hospital, Acton, MA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34918-405535-125600-1041468272.pdf (D Beaulieu)
Session: MO - D-BRC - Dental Imaging: TG175 Report
Title: TG175 Overview and Best Practices
Byline: A Kwan*,
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34920-405535-125601-221234358.pdf (A Kwan)
Session: MO - A-BRC - Breast Ultrasound
Title: Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS)
Byline: W Lee*, GE Healthcare, Cupertino, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34983-405535-125834-1725308324.pdf (W Lee)
Session: MO - B-BRC - Current Issues in CT Imaging
Title: Practical Dosimetry of Cone-beam Geometry CT Scanners
Byline: J Anderson*, UT Southwestern Medical Ctr at Dallas, Dallas, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34984-405535-125836-1393014434.pdf (J Anderson)
Session: MO - C-BRA|B - Regulatory Update
Title: What Does the New Legislative Year Look Like?
Byline: M Reiter*, Capitol Associates, Inc., Washington, DC
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35103-406535-125927-298374966.pdf (M Reiter)
Session: MO - C-BRA|B - Regulatory Update
Title: Nuclear Medicine Inspections- What Problems Do We Find and Why?
Byline: J Elee*, LA Dept of Environmental Qual, West Monroe, LA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35104-406535-125928-1284395091.pdf (J Elee)
Session: MO - C-BRA|B - Regulatory Update
Title: NRC Re-Evaluation of Category 3 Source Security and Accountability
Byline: D White*, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35105-406535-125929-687447641.pdf (D White)
Session: MO - C-BRA|B - Regulatory Update
Title: Are Radioactive Materials Secure?
Byline: R Martin*, AAPM, Alexandria, VA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35148-406535-127211.pdf (R Martin)
Session: MO - B-BRA|B - Big Data: How Standardizing RT Nomenclature Can Be Your Friend
Title: TG 263: The Benefits of Standardizing Radiation Therapy Nomenclature
Byline: J Moran*, Univ Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-35164-405535-125455-1292676653.pdf (J Moran)
Session: TU - A-BRA|B - Emerging Technology: Real-time Monitoring of Treatment Delivery
Title: EPID Exit Dose QA
Byline: A Olch*, Childrens Hospital of LA, Los Angeles, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34840-405535-125507-2146374721.pdf (A Olch)
Session: TU - A-BRA|B - Emerging Technology: Real-time Monitoring of Treatment Delivery
Title: Real Time Patient Monitoring
Byline: S Dieterich*, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34841-405535-125508-480019983.pdf (S Dieterich)
Session: TU - A-BRC - Current Topics in MR Imaging
Title: Imaging Implants
Byline: J Och*, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34877-405535-125529-1644182267.pdf (J Och)
Session: TU - A-BRC - Current Topics in MR Imaging
Title: Artifacts and Mitigation
Byline: N Yanasak*, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34878-405535-125530-2107371179.pdf (N Yanasak)
Session: TU - A-BRC - Current Topics in MR Imaging
Title: Myocaridal Viability Imaging
Byline: R Muthupillai*, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Pearland, TX
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34879-405535-125531.pdf (R Muthupillai)
Session: TU - B-BRA|B - Radiation Safety Officers Review
Title: Medical Radiation Safety Officers Review
Byline: S Marsh*, Baystate Health Systems, Inc., Springfield, AA
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34896-405535-125569-231504869.pdf (S Marsh)
Session: TU - B-BRA|B - Radiation Safety Officers Review
Title: But I Already Have A Full-Time Job! A Therapy Physicist As Radiation Safety Officer
Byline: D Pavord*, Health Quest, Poughkeepsie, NY
Contact Email:
Handout(s): 124-34897-405535-125570-1699867190.pdf (D Pavord)