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Task Group No. 178 Gamma Stereotactic Radiosurgery Dosimetry and Quality Assurance
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  1. Review calibration phantoms versus in-air calibration for GSR devices
  2. Work with Working Group on Dosimetry Calibration Protocol for Beams that are Not Compliant with TG-51 (WGDCPB)
  3. Suggest a protocol for calibration with ionization chambers calibrated appropriately at an Accredited Dosimetry Calibration Laboratory that can be successfully utilized with all GSR devices
  4. Update Quality Assurance protocols for all static GSR devices
  5. Create new Quality Assurance protocols for new GSR devices with rotating or moving sources
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/28/2008
End: 12/31/2014
Committee Keywords: TG178
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Therapy Physics  [Status]
Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement SC  [Status]
Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance  [Status]
TG178 Gamma Stereotactic Radiosurgery Dosimetry and Quality Assurance Gamma Stereotactic Radiosurgery Dosimetry and Quality Assurance [Status]
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Chair

Steven Goetsch
Task Group Chair


Members - 2014 Roster

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There are 16 members and guests.
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Paola E. Alvarez, MS

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Greg Bednarz, PhD

out-of-date
7/25/2009  Member -
J. Daniel Bourland, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Larry A. DeWerd, PhD

up-to-date
9/30/2008  Member -
Robert E. Drzymala, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Steven J. Goetsch, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Task Group Chair -
Jonas Johansson

out-of-date
8/12/2009  Liaison - Elekta (nonvoting)
Keith Kunugi

out-of-date
8/8/2010  Liaison - (nonvoting)
Lijun Ma, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Sheridan G. Meltsner, PhD

up-to-date
7/25/2009  Member -
Gennady Neyman, PhD

out-of-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Josef Novotny Jr., PhD

no coi on file
10/1/2009  Member -
Paula L. Petti, PhD

out-of-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Mark J. Rivard, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Member -
Jan P. Seuntjens, PhD

up-to-date
8/28/2008  Liaison from Working Group on Dosimetry Calibration Protocol for Beams that are Not Compliant with TG-51 - (nonvoting)
Almon S. Shiu, PhD

out-of-date
11/10/2009  Member -

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2014 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)
No Current Members