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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

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)View 2015 Roster

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


8/28/2008  Member -
Greg Bednarz, PhD


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


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


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


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


8/28/2008  Task Group Chair -
Jonas Johansson


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


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


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


7/25/2009  Member -
Gennady Neyman, PhD


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


10/1/2009  Member -
Paula L. Petti, PhD


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


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


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


11/10/2009  Member -

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2014 Roster

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