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Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance

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Charge

To provide recommendations on the development and enhancement of quality assurance (QA) protocols for external beam radiotherapy modalities. In particular, the working group operates under the Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommittee (QASC) to:

1) identify existing technologies requiring improved QA protocols,

2) solicit and manage associated task groups for QA development on new and existing technologies, and on the techniques and devices used in QA,

3) review task group proposals for pertinence and value, and

4) provide recommendations to the QASC.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/14/2006
End: n/a
Committee Keywords: WGEBQA
Chair

Sonja Dieterich
Workgroup Chair


2016 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2017 Roster

There are 16 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Maria F. Chan, PhD

11/15/2012  Member
up-to-date
Sonja Dieterich, PhD

7/2/2014  Workgroup Chair (ex officio) 11/8/2011  Chair , Task Group No. 135 Update - (ex officio)
up-to-date
Sean A. Dresser, MS

11/15/2012  Member
up-to-date
Benjamin P. Fahimian, PhD

5/14/2012  Member
no coi on file
Steven J. Goetsch, PhD

8/28/2008  Chair , Task Group No. 178 (ex officio)
up-to-date
Joseph Hanley, PhD

3/15/2010  Chair , Task Group No. 198 - An implementation guide for TG-142: QA of medical linear accelerators (ex officio)
up-to-date
Paul J. Keall, PhD

7/19/2014  Chair , Task Group No. 264 - Safe Clinical Implementation (ex officio)
out-of-date
Miriam S. Lambert, MS

7/30/2014  Member
out-of-date
Jessica R. Lowenstein, MS

11/15/2012  Member
up-to-date
Moyed Miften, PhD

5/10/2011  Chair , Task Group No. 218 - Tolerance Levels and Methodologies for IMRT Verification QA (ex officio)
no coi on file
Richard A. Popple, PhD

11/15/2012  Member
no coi on file
Dharanipathy . Rangaraj, PhD

7/30/2014  Chair , Task Group No. 210 - Conventional LINAC Acceptance Testing (ex officio)
no coi on file
Koren . Smith, MS

11/15/2012  Member
up-to-date
Steven G. Sutlief, PhD

7/30/2014  Work Group Vice Chair
out-of-date
Sean Thomas Toner, MS

11/15/2012  Member
no coi on file
NON-VOTING Appointments
Jie . Shi, PhD

9/29/2015  Liaison from Work Group on IMRT (nonvoting)
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed