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REMINDERS: 2003 Annual Meeting Home
  • No Icebreaker - Plan to join your colleagues during the 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM beer and refreshment break in the exhibit hall.
  • Residents now qualify for Student registration fees. See details under Student Registration.
  • Single LCD projection will be the ONLY presentation method available for oral presentations.
  • Remember.... sessions & exhibits all now begin on Sunday.

 Call for Papers

San Diego, with it’s near-idyllic climate and array of world-class attractions, is the host city for the 2003 AAPM Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held in the city’s newly renovated, state-of-the-art Convention Center located along the shoreline of the San Diego Bay. Begin your planning now to participate in what should prove to be another successful meeting of the AAPM.

The scientific program will include the highest quality abstracts in oral, moderated poster, and poster sessions on research and clinical application topics in diagnostic and therapeutic medical physics. Continuing education will be offered through daily courses and a new category of educational posters to keep the membership up to date on the current and new technologies and techniques. Cutting edge Works-in-Progress submissions will be part of the normal submission process. Details on the program and submission process are posted on the AAPM website.

In addition to sessions devoted to standard sub-fields of medical physics, this year there are a number of diagnostic, therapeutic, and joint diagnostic-therapy symposia, mini-symposia, panel discussions, and debates on various high profile and emerging topics:

Therapy Track Diagnostic Track
  • IMRT Planning: Promises and Problems
  • Technology vs Outcome
  • Target Localization and Treatment Margins
  • Alternative Approaches to Brachytherapy
  • Practical IMRT QA/Verification
  • Advances in Breast Imaging
  • DR Advanced Applications
  • Radiographic Image Processing
  • Practical Aspects of CAD Research
  • Performance Evaluation of DR Systems
  • Imaging with Non-ionizing Radiation
Joint Diagnostic - Therapy Track
  • Molecular Imaging and Its Therapeutic Applications
  • Image-guided Radiation Therapy

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