January 5, 2012

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2012 AAPM Spring Clinical MeetingAAPM Spring Clinical Meeting: Registration & YIS Abstract Submission Open (Early Registration Discount ends February 8th)

Funding Opportunities

2012 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards

SUFP2012 Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program

MUSE2012 Minority Undergraduate Summer Experience (MUSE) Program

AAPM Fellowship for Graduate Study in Medical Physics2012 AAPM Fellowship for Graduate Study in Medical Physics 

AAPM Support for Clinical Residency in Imaging Medical Physics2012 - 2013 AAPM Support for Clinical Residency in Imaging Medical Physics

Research Seed Funding Initiative2012 Research Seed Funding Initiative

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Meetings Calendar

Chapter Meetings: January 2012 - April 2012

World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering: May 26 - 31, 2012, Beijing, China

AAPM Website Updates

Medical Physics JournalAAPM announces open access to selected content in Medical Physics

New Edition of AAPM NewsletterAAPM Newsletter - New Edition Now Available This is a members only link. 

AAPM Position Statement on Radiation Risks from Medical Imaging ProceduresAAPM Position Statement on Radiation Risks from Medical Imaging Procedures

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Funding Opportunities

2012 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards

Announcing a funding opportunity for the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards:

  • Exceptionally innovative, high risk, original and/or unconventional research
  • Clinical, basic, and/or behavioral/social science research projects
  • Up to $25 million total costs per year for a single project
  • One-third of total funding budget geared to projects with more than $1 Million in direct costs.

The deadline for submitting Transformative Research Project applications is January 12, 2012 with Letters of Intent due by December 12, 2011.  See the instructions in the RFA-RM-11-006.  Additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions about the Transformative Research Projects Program is available at:http://commonfund.nih.gov/TRA. Send questions to Transformative_Awards@mail.nih.gov.

The NIH Common Fund (formerly the NIH Roadmap)encourages collaboration and supports a series of exceptionally high impact, trans-NIH programs. These programs are supported by the Common Fund, and managed by the NIH Office of the Director in partnership with the various NIH Institutes, Centers and Offices. Additional information about the NIH Common Fund can be found at http://commonfund.nih.gov.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) –“The Nation’s Medical Research Agency” – includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit http://www.nih.gov.

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