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AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical specialties due to our responsibility to connect the physician to the patient through the use of radiation producing technology in both diagnosing and treating people. The responsibility of the medical physicist is to assure that the radiation prescribed in imaging and radiation therapy is delivered accurately and safely.
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2022 Call for Grand Challenge Proposals [general | posted: 2022-05-16 | sunset: 2022-07-29]
AAPM Proposed Dues Changes [general | posted: 2022-05-13 | sunset: 2022-07-13]
IOMP Medical Physics International Journal : April 2022, Special Issue (History of Medical Physics 7) [general | posted: 2022-05-12 | sunset: 2022-06-11]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Meeting Program Available [meetings | posted: 2022-05-11 | sunset: 2022-07-14]
AAPM Task Group Report 251: Survey of Pediatric Fluoroscopic Air Kerma Rate Values and Recommended Application of Results [publications | posted: 2022-05-09 | sunset: 2022-06-08]
MIDRC Monthly Seminar Series : Stay current with all Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) advances by attending the next virtual seminar Tuesday, May 17 at 3pm ET. During this event, MIDRC investigator Dr. Ayis Pyrros will discuss creating better datasets through population biomarkers, with a live Q & A portion. REGISTER NOW for this FREE event and/or others scheduled in the coming months! [general | posted: 2022-05-05 | sunset: 2022-05-17]
RO-ILS is Accepting Volunteer Applications for RO-HAC through May 22 : Calling all safety experts interested in reviewing and analyzing data submitted to the Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System (RO-ILS) and developing education for the community. RO-ILS is looking for volunteers to join the elite, interdisciplinary group of subject-matter experts that comprise the Radiation Oncology Healthcare Advisory Council (RO-HAC). Applications will be accepted through Sunday, May 22nd. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. [general | posted: 2022-05-05 | sunset: 2022-05-22]
AAPM Webinar on Recently Published Task Group Reports 290, 155 and 303 – Speakers: Heng Li, Indra Das, Firas Mourtada [meetings | posted: 2022-05-05 | sunset: 2022-05-26]
AAPM Webinar Series on MP3.0 Transformational Medical Physics – Expanding Medical Physics Research to New Frontiers in Dermatology and Pathology – Speaker: Peter R. Jermain [meetings | posted: 2022-05-04 | sunset: 2022-06-23]
Webinar Recording Available: AAPM Webinar on Imaging Data Commons: A Platform for Data Sharing, Visualization, and AI Research in Imaging and Therapy – Speakers: Keyvan Farahani, Andrey Fedorov, William Longabaugh, Dennis Bontempi [meetings | posted: 2022-05-04 | sunset: 2022-06-03]
AAPM Newsletter - May/June 2022 Edition Now Available [publications | posted: 2022-05-02 | sunset: 2022-05-31]
AAPM Frontiers of AI Specialty Meeting : CEC Online Evaluation System Available [meetings | posted: 2022-04-28 | sunset: 2022-06-10]
Webinar Recording Available: Possibilities for Expanding the Role of Medical Physicists: Informatics, Patient Experience, and Technology – Speaker: Dee H. Wu | AAPM Webinar Series on MP3.0 Transformational Medical Physics [meetings | posted: 2022-04-19 | sunset: 2022-05-19]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Committee Meetings and Events [meetings | posted: 2022-04-19 | sunset: 2022-07-14]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Abstract Dispositions Available [meetings | posted: 2022-04-18 | sunset: 2022-07-14]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Registration and Housing Open [meetings | posted: 2022-04-13 | sunset: 2022-07-14]
AAPM Summer School : Registration Open [meetings | posted: 2022-02-28 | sunset: 2022-06-12]
Deep Learning for Inverse Problems: Spectral Computed Tomography Image Reconstruction (DL-spectral CT) – An AAPM Grand Challenge [general | posted: 2022-02-25 | sunset: 2022-05-31]
Standardizing Imaging and Reconstruction Protocols for Quantitative SPECT/CT Post Yttrium-90 Microspheres Delivery (SIRPRISE) Challenge: An AAPM Grand Challenge [general | posted: 2022-02-23 | sunset: 2022-05-23]
Truth-Based CT (TrueCT) Reconstruction Challenge: An AAPM Grand Challenge [general | posted: 2022-02-22 | sunset: 2022-05-17]