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258 9781936366323 2014 71 Therapy Physics Committee Task Group #71 Monitor unit calculations for external photon and electron beams: Report of the AAPM Therapy Physics Committee Task Group No. 71
Medical Physics, Vol 41, Issue 3
255 9781936366293 2013   Therapy Imaging Subcommittee Working Group An introduction to molecular imaging in radiation oncology: A report by the AAPM Working Group on Molecular Imaging in Radiation Oncology (WGMIR)
Medical Physics, Vol 40, Issue 10
249 9781936366255 2013   Work Group on Periodic Review of Medical Physics Residency Training Essentials and Guidelines for Clinical Medical Physics Residency Training Programs
This is a revision of Report #90
229 9781936366170 2012   High Energy Brachytherapy Source Dosimetry (HEBD) Working Group Dose Calculation for Photon-Emitting Brachytherapy Sources with Average Energy Higher than 50 keV: Full Report of the AAPM and ESTRO
-- Full Report


Dose calculation for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources with average energy higher than 50 keV: Report of the AAPM and ESTRO
-- Short Report published in Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 5, 26pp.
217 9781936366248 2013 217 Radiation Protection Subcommittee Task Group #217 Radiation Dose from Airport Scanners: Report of AAPM Task Group 217
216 9781936366064 2007 69 Work Group on Radiation Dosimetry Task Group #69 TG-69: Radiographic film for megavoltage beam dosimetry
Medical Physics, Vol 34, Issue 6
204 9781936366088 2011 204 Computer Tomography Subcommittee Task Group #204 Size-Specific Dose Estimates (SSDE) in Pediatric and Adult Body CT Examinations
201   2009 201 Work Group on Information Technology Task Group #201 Preliminary Report of TG 201: Information technology resource management in radiation oncology
197S 9781936366057 2011 197 Education and Training of Medical Physicists Committee Working Group on Revision of Report No. 44 The Essential Medical Physics Didactic Elements for Physicists Entering the Profession through an Alternative Pathway: A Recommendation from the AAPM Working Group on the Revision of Reports 44 & 79
197 9781888340938 2009 197 Education and Training of Medical Physicists Committee Academic Program Recommendations for Graduate Degrees in Medical Physics
This is a revision of Reports #44 and #79
186 9781936366200 2012 186 Brachytherapy Subcommittee Task Group #186 Report of the Task Group 186 on model-based dose calculation methods in brachytherapy beyond the TG-43 formalism: Current status and recommendations for clinical implementation
Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 10
181 9781936366187 2012 181 Nuclear Medicine Subcommittee Task Group #181 The Selection, Use, Calibration, and Quality Assurance of Radionuclide Calibrators Used in Nuclear Medicine: Report of AAPM Task Group 181
179 9781936366156 2012 179 Imaging for Treatment Verification Work Group Task Group #179 Quality assurance for image-guided radiation therapy utilizing CT-based technologies: A report of the AAPM TG-179
Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 4
166 9781936366132 2012 166 Biological Effects Subcommittee Task Group #166 The Use and QA of Biologically Related Models for Treatment Planning
-- Full Report


The use and QA of biologically related models for treatment planning: Short report of the TG-166 of the therapy physics committee of the AAPM
-- Short Report published in Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 3, 24pp.
160 9781936366019 2010 160 Government and Regulatory Affairs Task Group #160 Radiation Safety Officer Qualifications for Medical Facilities: Report of Task Group 160
159 9781888340983 2010 150 Ethics Curriculum Task Group #159 Recommended ethics curriculum for medical physics graduate and residency programs: Report of Task Group 159
154 9781936366071 2011 154 Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance Task Group #154 Quality assurance of U.S.-guided external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: Report of AAPM Task Group 154
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 2
152 9781888340785 2009 152 Special Brachytherapy Modalities Working Group Task Group #152 The 2007 AAPM response to the CRCPD request for recommendations for the CRCPD's model regulations for electronic brachytherapy
149 9781888340952 2007 149 Special Brachytherapy Modalities Working Group Task Group #149 Dose calculation formalisms and consensus dosimetry parameters for intravascular brachytherapy dosimetry: Recommendations of the AAPM Therapy Physics Committee Task Group No. 149
This is an update of Report #66
148 9781888340990 2010 148 Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance Task Group #148 QA for helical tomotherapy: Report of the AAPM Task Group 148
Medical Physics, Vol 37, Issue 9
147 9781936366149 2012 147 Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance Task Group #147 Quality assurance for nonradiographic radiotherapy localization and positioning systems: Report of Task Group 147
Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 4
144 9781936366101 2011 144 Special Brachytherapy Modalities Working Group Task Group #144 Recommendations of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine on dosimetry, imaging, and quality assurance procedures for 90Y microsphere brachytherapy in the treatment of hepatic malignancies
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 8
142 9781888340884 2009 142 Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement Subcommitte Task Group #142 Task Group 142 report: Quality assurance of medical accelerators
Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 9


* Note: Resources for testing the imaging capabilities of modern linacs may be accessed here.

Recommendations supersede Table II (linear accelerator QA) of Report 46 (TG-40)
140 9781936366262 2013 140 Treatment Delivery Subcommittee Task Group #140 Absolute calibration of optical power for PDT: Report of AAPM TG140
Medical Physics, Vol 40, Issue 8
138 9781936366040 2011 138 Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Dosimetry Work Group Task Group #138 A dosimetric uncertainty analysis for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources: Report of AAPM Task Group No. 138 and GEC-ESTRO
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 2
137 9781888340914 2009 137 Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Dosimetry Work Group Task Group #137 AAPM recommendations on dose prescription and reporting methods for permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer: Report of Task Group 137
-- Full Report


AAPM recommendations on dose prescription and reporting methods for permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer: Report of Task Group 137
-- Executive Summary published in Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 11, 13pp.
135 9781936366095 2011 135 Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotheraphy External Beam Quality Assurance Task Group #135 Report of AAPM TG 135: Quality assurance for robotic radiosurgery
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 6


*Erratum: “Report of AAPM TG 135: Quality assurance for robotic radiosurgery”
133 9781888340778 2008 133 Medical Physics Residency Training and Promotion Subcommittee Task Group #133 Alternative Clinical Medical Physics Training Pathways for Medical Physicists

   --*Appendices*--
129 9781936366194 2012 129 Special Brachytherapy Modalities Working Group Task Group #129 Dosimetry of 125I and 103Pd COMS eye plaques for intraocular tumors: Report of Task Group 129 by the AAPM and ABS
Medical Physics, Volume 39, Issue 10
128 9781888340822 2008 128 Ultrasound Subcommittee Task Group #128 Quality assurance tests for prostate brachytherapy ultrasound systems: Report of Task Group 128.
Medical Physics, Vol 35, Issue 12
125 9781936366163 2012 125 Radiography and Fluoroscopy Subcommittee Task Group #125 Functionality and operation of fluoroscopic automatic brightness control/automatic dose rate control logic in modern cardiovascular and interventional angiography systems: A Report of Task Group 125 Radiography/Fluoroscopy Subcommittee, Imaging Physics Committee, Science Council
-- Full Report


Functionality and operation of fluoroscopic automatic brightness control/automatic dose rate control logic in modern cardiovascular and interventional angiography systems: A Report of Task Group 125 Radiography/Fluoroscopy Subcommittee, Imaging Physics Committee, Science Council
-- Executive Summary published in Medical Physics, Vol 39, Issue 5, 3pp.
124 9781936366217 2012 124 Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee Task Group #124 A Guide for Establishing a Credentialing and Privileging Program for Users of Fluoroscopic Equipment in Healthcare Organizations

121 9781936366002 2010 121 Radiation Safety Subcommittee Task Group #121 Off-label use of medical products in radiation therapy
-- Full Report


Off-label use of medical products in radiation therapy
-- Executive Summary published in Medical Physics, Vol 37, Issue 5, 12pp.

120 9781936366125  2011 120 Work Group on IMRT Task Group #120 Dosimetry tools and techniques for IMRT
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 3
119 9781888340921 2009 119 Work Group on IMRT Task Group #119 IMRT commissioning: Multiple institution planning and dosimetry comparisons, a report from AAPM Task Group 119
Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 11


* Note: A test suite of mock clinical cases for IMRT planning and QA measurements can be accessed here.
116 9781888340860 2009 116 Radiography and Fluoroscopy Subcommittee Task Group #116 An Exposure Indicator for Digital Radiography
-- Full Report
(Acknowledgments page revised 10/16/2009)

An Exposure Indicator for Digital Radiography
-- Executive Summary published in Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 7, 17pp.
114 9781936366033 2011 114 Work Group on Information Technology Task Group #114 Verification of monitor unit calculations for non-IMRT clinical radiotherapy: Report of AAPM Task Group 114
Medical Physics, Vol 38, Issue 1
111 9781888340945 2010 111 Computer Tomography Subcommittee Task Group #111 Comprehensive Methodology for the Evaluation of Radiation Dose in X-Ray Computed Tomography: Report of AAPM Task Group 111: The Future of CT Dosimetry
109 9781888340808 2009 109 Ethics Committee Task Group #109 Code of Ethics for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine: Report of AAPM Task Group 109
108 9781888340594 2006 108 Nuclear Medicine Subcommittee Task Group #108 AAPM Task Group 108: PET and PET/CT Shielding Requirements. 
Medical Physics, Vol 33, Issue 1
106 9781888340853 2008 106 Therapy Physics Committee Task Group #106 Accelerator beam data commissioning equipment and procedures: Report of the TG-106 of the Therapy Physics Committee of the AAPM.
Medical Physics, Vol 35, Issue 9
105 9781888340754 2007 105 Work Group on Treatment Planning Task Group #105 Report of the AAPM Task Group No.105: Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based photon and electron external beam treatment planning
Medical Physics, Vol 34, Issue 12
104 9781888340891 2009 104 Task Group 104 of the Therapy Imaging Committee The Role of In-Room kV X-Ray Imaging for Patient Setup and Target Localization: Report of AAPM Task Group 104
103 9781888340587 2005 103 Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee Task Group #103 AAPM Task Group 103 report on peer review in clinical radiation oncology physics. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Vol. 6, Issue 4 (Fall 2005); 50pp.

   --*Checklists*--
101 9781888340976 2010 101 Treatment Delivery Subcommittee Task Group #101 Stereotactic body radiation therapy: The report of AAPM Task Group 101
Medical Physics, Volume 37, Issue 8


*Erratum: "Correction to stereotactic body radiation therapy: The report from the AAPM Task Group No. 101" [Med. Phys. 37(8), 4078–4101 (2010)]
100 9781936366026 2010 1 Magnetic Resonance Subcommittee Task Group #1 Acceptance Testing and Quality Assurance Procedures for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facilities
99 9781888340877 2009 70 Work Group on Radiation Dosimetry Task Group #70 Recommendations for clinical electron beam dosimetry: Supplement to the recommendations of Task Group 25
Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 7


*Erratum: “Recommendations for clinical electron beam dosimetry: Supplement to the recommendations of Task Group 25”
98 9781888340792 2008   Brachytherapy Subcommittee Workgroup on Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Calibration Report of the AAPM Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Calibration Working Group: Third-party brachytherapy source calibrations and physicist responsibilities
Medical Physics, Vol 35, Issue 9
97 9781888340907 2009 74 Therapy Physics Committee Task Group #74 Report of AAPM Therapy Physics Committee Task Group 74: In-air output ratio, Sc, for megavoltage photon beams
Medical Physics, Vol 36, Issue 11
96 9781888340730 2008 23 Diagnostic Imaging Council CT Committee Task Group #23 The Measurement, Reporting, and Management of Radiation Dose in CT

NOTE: The previously published version had incorrect values in Table 3, page 13, for the "k" factor in the first 2 rows of the "1-year-old" column. This was corrected effective April 3, 2008.
95 9781888340723 2007 75 Therapy Imaging Subcommittee Task Group #75 The management of imaging dose during image-guided radiotherapy: Report of the AAPM Task Group 75
Medical Physics, Vol 34, Iss 10
94 9781888340662 2006 22 Diagnostic Imaging Committee Task Group #22 Validating Automatic Film Processor Performance
93 9781888340648 2006 10 Diagnostic Imaging Committee Task Group #10 Acceptance Testing and Quality Control of Photostimulable Storage Phosphor Imaging Systems
92 9781888340631 2006 72 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #72 Intraoperative radiation therapy using mobile electron linear accelerators
-- Full Report


Intraoperative radiation therapy using mobile electron linear accelerators
-- Synopsis published in Medical Physics, Vol. 33, Issue 5, 14pp.
91 9781888340617 2006 76 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #76 The Management of Respiratory Motion in Radiation Oncology
-- Full Report


The Management of Respiratory Motion in Radiation Oncology
-- Synopsis published in Medical Physics, Vol. 33, Issue 10, 27pp.
90 9781888340624 2006   Education and Training of Medical Physics Committee Subcommittee on Residency Training and Promotion Essentials and Guidelines for Hospital-Based Medical Physics Residency Training Programs: Report of the Subcommittee on Residency Training and Promotion of the Education and Training of Medical Physics Committee of the AAPM Education Council.
This is a revision of Report #36

This report has been revised - see Report #249
89 9781888340525 2005  

Radiation Therapy Committee Subcommittee on Photon-Emitting Brachytherapy Dosimetry

Recommendations of the AAPM regarding the Impact of Implementing the 2004 Task Group 43 Report on Dose Specification for 103Pd and 125I Interstitial Brachytherapy
Medical Physics, Vol. 32, Issue 5
88 9781888340518 2005 5 General Medical Physics Committee Task Group #5 Photodynamic Therapy Dosimetry: A Task Group Report of the General Medical Physics Committee of the Science Council
87 9781888340501 2005 62 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #62 Diode in Vivo Dosimetry for Patients Receiving External Beam Radiation Therapy
86 9781888340488 2004   Radiation Therapy Subcommittee on Quality Assurance Physics for Cooperative Trials Quality Assurance for Clinical Trials: A Primer for Physicists
85 9781888340471 2004 65 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #65 Tissue Inhomogeneity Corrections for Megavoltage Photon Beams
84S 9781888340815 2007   Brachytherapy Subcommittee Workgroup on Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Dosimetry Supplement to the 2004 update of the AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report

*Erratum: “Supplement to the 2004 update of the AAPM Task Group No.43 Report”
84 9781888340464 2004   Brachytherapy Subcommittee Workgroup on Low Energy Brachytherapy Source Dosimetry Update of AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report: A revised AAPM protocol for brachytherapy dose calculations. Medical Physics, Vol. 31, Issue 3
This is an update of Report #51

*Erratum: “Update of AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report: A revised AAPM protocol for brachytherapy dose calculations”

*Supplement to this Report immediately above/below (Report #84S)
83 9781888340440 2003 66 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #66 Quality assurance for computed-tomography simulators and the computed-tomography-simulation process. Medical Physics, Vol. 30, Issue 10
82 9781888340433 2003   Radiation Therapy Committee IMRT Subcommittee Guidance document on delivery, treatment planning, and clinical implementation of IMRT: Report of the IMRT subcommittee of the AAPM radiation therapy committee. Medical Physics, Vol. 30, Issue 8
81 9781888340426 2003 63 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #63 Dosimetric considerations for patients with HIP prostheses undergoing pelvic irradiation. Medical Physics, Vol. 30, Issue 6
80 9781888340419 2003 11 Professional Information & Clinical Relations Committee Task Group #11 The Solo Practice of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology
79 9781888340396 2002   The Education And Training Of Medical Physics Committee Academic Program Recommendations for Graduate Degrees in Medical Physics
This is a revision of Report #44

This report has been revised - see Report #197
78 9781888340389 2002 9 Magnetic Resonance Task Group #9 Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the brain.
Medical Physics, Volume 29, Issue 9
77 9781888340372 2002 8 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Task Group #8 Practical aspects of function MRI (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 29, Issue 8)
76 9781888340358 2001 61 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #61 AAPM protocol for 40–300 kV x-ray beam dosimetry in radiotherapy and radiobiology.
Medical Physics, Vol. 28, Issue 6
75 9781888340341 2001 58 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #58 Clinical use of electronic portal imaging (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 28, Issue 5)
74 9781888340334 2002 12 Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Committee Task Group #12 Quality Control in Diagnostic Radiology
73 9781888340310 2001 6 General Medical Physics Committee Task Group #6 and American College of Medical Physics Medical Lasers: Quality Control, Safety Standards, and Regulations
72 9781888340303 2001 50 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #50 Basic Applications of Multileaf Collimators
71 9781888340297 2001 7 Nuclear Medicine Committee Task Group #7 A Primer for Radioimmunotherapy and Radionuclide Therapy
70 9781888340280 2001 17 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #17 Cardiac Catheterization Equipment Performance
69 9781888340273 2000     Recommendations of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine on 103 Pd Interstitial Source Calibration and Dosimetry: implications for dose specification and prescription.
Medical Physics, Vol. 27, Issue 4
68 9781888340266 1999 64 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #64 Permanent Prostate Seed Implant Brachytherapy (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 26, Issue 10)
67 9781888340259 1999 51 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #51 Protocol for Clinical Dosimetry of High-Energy Photon and Electron Beams (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 26, Issue 9)

NOTE: The version published in Medical Physics Journal has an incorrect formula on page 16, number 8A. The version found here has the correction and allows you to fill out the form in Acrobat Reader and print it for your records.

If you would like a copy of the Worksheets in Microsoft Word, they are available here.

*Addendum: “Addendum to the AAPM’s TG-51 protocol for clinical reference dosimetry of high-energy photon beams”
66 9781888340235 1999 60 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #60 Intravascular Brachytherapy Physics. Medical Physics, Vol. 26, Issue 2.
This report has been updated - see Report #149
65 9781888340228 1998 1 Ultrasound Task Group #1 Real-Time B-Mode Ultrasound Quality Control Test Procedures (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 25, Issue 8)
64 0-944838-09-X 1999   Committee on the Training of Radiologists A Guide to the Teaching of Clinical Radiological Physics to Residents in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology [Revision of AAPM Report #11]
-- PDF Version


A Guide to the Teaching of Clinical Radiological Physics to Residents in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology [Revision of AAPM Report #11]
-- HTML Version
63 9781888340204 1998 55 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #55 Radiochromic Film Dosimetry (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 25, Issue 11)
62 9781888340181 1998 53 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #53 Quality Assurance for Clinical Radiotherapy Treatment Planning (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 25, Issue 10)
61 9781888340174 1998 59 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #59 High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Treatment Delivery (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 25, Issue 4)
60 9781888340150 1998 4 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #4 Instrumentation Requirements of Diagnostic Radiological Physicists

*Special notes about Report 60
59 9781888340143 1997 56 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #56 Code of Practice for Brachytherapy Physics (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 24, Issue 10)
58 9781888340136 1998 6 Radiation Protection Committee Task Group #6 Managing the Use of Fluoroscopy in Medical Institutions
57 9781888340020 1996 2 General Medical Physics Committee Task Group #2 Recommended Nomenclature for Physical Quantities in Medical Applications of Light
56 9781888340013 1993 35 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #35 Medical Accelerator Safety Considerations (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 20, Issue 4)
55 9781563965340 1995 23 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #23 Radiation Treatment Planning Dosimetry Verification

*Special notes about Report 55

Report 55 and the format of the downloadable data are outdated. IAEA-TECDOC-1540 and its associated CD have more current data. Both are available for free download here [zip file].
54 9781563964978 1995 42 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #42 Stereotactic Radiosurgery
53 9781563964800 1995   Radiation Safety Committee Radiation Information for Hospital Personnel

*Special notes about Report 53

[Print Edition no longer available]
52 9781563964855 1995 4 Nuclear Medicine Committee Task Group #4 Quantitation of SPECT Performance (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 22, Issue 4)
51
9781563964626 1995 43 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #43 Dosimetry of Interstitial Brachytherapy Sources (Reprinted from Medica Physica, Vol. 22, Issue 2)
This report has been updated - see Report #84
50 9781563964534 1995 36 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #36 Fetal Dose from Radiotherapy with Photon Beams (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 22, Issue 1)
49 9781563964510 1994 6 Nuclear Medicine Committee Task Group #6 Dosimetry of Auger-Electron-Emitting Radionuclides (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 12)
48 9781563964619 1994 39 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #39 The Calibration and Use of Plane-Parallel Ionization Chambers for Dosimetry of Electron Beams (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 8)
47 9781563964022 1994 45 Radiation Therapy Task Group #45 AAPM Code of Practice for Radiotherapy Accelerators (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 7)
46 9781563964015 1994 40 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #40 Comprehensive QA for Radiation Oncology (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 4)
This report has been partially updated. Recommendations in Table II (linear accelerator QA) are superseded by Report 142.
45 9781563963803 1994 34 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #34 Management of Radiation Oncology Patients with Implanted Cardiac Pacemakers (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 21, Issue 1) (1994)
44 9781563962875 1993   Education and Training of Medical Physicists Committee Academic Program for Master of Science Degree in Medical Physics
This report has been updated - see Report #79
43 9780944838457 1993 1 Biological Effects Committee Task Group #1 Quality Assessment and Improvement of Dose Response Models: Some Effects of Study Weaknesses on Study Findings
-- 150dpi version (screen)
-- 300 dpi version (printer)
Note - Large File Size
42 9781563962400 1994   Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee The Role of the Clinical Medical Physicist in Diagnostic Radiology
41 1-56396-240-3 1993 41 Remote Afterloading Technology Task Group #41 Remote Afterloading Technology
40 9781563962332 1993 2 Nuclear Medicine Committee Task Group #2 Radiolabeled Antibody Tumor Dosimetry (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 20, Issue 2)
39 9781563962301 1993 2 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #2 Specification and Acceptance Testing of Computed Tomography Scanners
38 9781563962295 1993 1 Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee Task Group #1 The Role of a Physicist in Radiation Oncology (1993)
37 9781563961861 1992 6 Nuclear Medicine Committee Task Group #6 Auger Electron Dosimetry (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 19, Issue 6)
36 9781563960321 1990   Presidential Ad Hoc Committee on Clinical Training of Radiological Physicists Essentials and Guidelines for Hospital Based Medical Physics Residency Training Programs
This report has been revised - see Report #90
35 9781563960291 1992 6 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #6 Recommendations on Performance Characteristics of Diagnostic Exposure Meters (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 19, Issue 1)
34 9781563960284 1992 6 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Committee Task Group #6 Acceptance Testing of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 19, Issue 1)
33 9780883189139 1991 5 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #5 Staffing Levels and Responsibilities of Physicists in Diagnostic Radiology
32 9780883189054 1991 25 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #25 Clinical Electron-Beam Dosimetry, Reprinted from Medical Physics (Vol. 18, Issue 1)

NOTE: The version published here had an incorrect value for C3 (0.01025) on page 85 equation number 13. This was corrected effective June 13th 2007. The version published in Medical Physics is correct (0.0025).
31 9780883188743 1990 8 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #8 Standardized Methods for Measuring Diagnostic X-Ray Exposures
30 9780883188064 1990 1 Computer Committee Task Group #1 E-Mail and Academic Computer Networks
29 9780883188071 1990 7 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #7 Equipment Requirements and Quality Control for Mammography
28 9780883188002 1990 1 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Committee Task Group #1 Quality Assurance Methods and Phantoms for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Reprinted from Medical Physics, Vol. 17, Issue 2)
27 9780883186435 1989 2 Hyperthermia Committee Task Group #2 Hyperthermia Treatment Planning
26 9780883186367 1989 1 Hyperthermia Committee Task Group #1 Performance Evaluation of Hyperthermia Equipment
25 9780883185742 1988 1 Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group #1 Protocols for the Radiation Safety Surveys of Diagnostic Radiological Equipment
24 9780883185575 1987 28 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #28 Radiotherapy Portal Imaging Quality
23 9780883185568 1987 30 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #30 Total Skin Electron Therapy: Technique and Dosimetry
[Print Edition no longer available]
22 9780883185490 1987   Nuclear Medicine Committee SPECT Task Group  Rotating Scintillation Camera SPECT Acceptance Testing and Quality Control
21 9780883185452 1987 32 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #32 Specification of Brachytherapy Source Strength
20 9780883185308 1986 2 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Committee Task Group #2 Site Planning for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems
19 9780883185186 1986 27 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #27  Neutron Measurements Around High Energy X-Ray Radiotherapy Machines
18 9780883185148 1986   Biological Effects Committee A Primer on Low-Level Ionizing Radiation and Its Biological Effects
17 9780883185131 1986 29 Radiation Therapy CommitteeTask Group #29 The Physical Aspects of Total and Half Body Photon Irradiation
16 9780883185001 1986 20 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #20 Protocol for Heavy Charged-Particle Therapy Beam Dosimetry
15 9780883184820 1985   Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee/Digital Radiography/ Fluorography Task Group Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance in Digital Subtraction Angiography
14 9780883184615 1985   Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging Committee Task Group on Performance Specifications and Acceptance Testing for X-Ray Generators and Automatic Exposure Control Devices Performance Specifications and Acceptance Testing for X-Ray Generators and Automatic Exposure Control Devices
13 9780883184578 1984 24 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #24, with contribution from Task Group #22 Physical Aspects of Quality Assurance in Radiation Therapy
12 9780883184394 1984   Diagnostic Radiology Committee Cine Task Force Evaluation of Radiation Exposure Levels in Cine Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
11 9780883184097 1982   Training of Radiologists Committee A Guide to the Teaching of Clinical Radiological Physics to Residents In Radiology
10 9780883184080 1982   Task Force on Digital Image Data Exchange of the Science Council A Standard Format for Digital Image Exchange
9 9780883184073 1981   Nuclear Medicine Comittee Task Group Computer-Aided ScintillationCamera Acceptance Testing
8 9780883182833 1980   General Medical Physics Committee Ultrasound Task Group Pulse Echo Ultrasound Imaging Systems: Performance Tests and Criteria
7 9780883182765 1980 18 Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #18 Fast Neutron Beam Dosimetry Physics Protocol for Neutron Beam Dosimetry
6 9780883182758 1980   Nuclear Medicine Committee Scintillation Camera Acceptance Testing & Performance Evaluation
5   1980   Committee on the Training of Medical Physicists AAPM Survey of Medical Physics Training Programs
4 9780883182512 1977   Diagnostic Radiology Committee Task Force on Quality Assurance Protocol Basic Quality Control in Diagnostic Radiology
3 9781888340068 1977   General Medical Physics Committee Optical Radiation Task Force Optical Radiations in Medicine: A Survey of Uses, Measurement and Sources
1 9781888340044 1977   Diagnostic Radiology Committee Task Force on CT Scanner Phantoms Phantoms for Performance Evaluation and Quality Assurance of CT Scanners

Online Only Reports

OR-03 9781888340563 Imaging Informatics Subcommittee Task Group #18 Assessment of Display Performance for Medical Imaging Systems.

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12.54 MB
OR-02 9781888340556 Radiation Therapy Task Group #21 A protocol for the determination of absorbed dose from high-energy photon and electron beams. 2542 KB
OR-01 9781888340549 Computer Committee Task Group #11 Information Transfer from Beam Data Acquisition Systems. 402 KB

Miscellaneous Reports

Ethics and professionalism in medical physics: A survey of AAPM members. N. Ozturk, S.G. Armato III, M.L. Giger, C.F. Serago, and L.F. Ross. Medical Physics; 40(4): 047001-1 - 047001-8. 160 KB
AAPM-ACMP Ad-hoc Committee on Professional Medical Physics Issues, Final Report 42 KB
The Abt Study of Medical Physicist Work Values for Radiation Oncology Physics Services: Round II Final Report, June, 2003 559 MB
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Safety is No Accident (2012) (an update to the Blue Book) n/a
Radiation Oncology in Integrated Cancer Management, Report of the Inter-Society Council for Radiation Oncology, December, 1991 (Sometimes called the Blue Book) 1863 MB
Reference Values for Diagnostic Radiology: Application and Impact. Gray, JE, Archer, BR, Butler, PF, et al. Radiology 2005;235: 354-358. Report of AAPM Task Group No. 7 (Reference Values for Diagnostic X-Ray Examinations) of the Radiation Protection Committee. n/a