There is no 2000 AAPM Meeting as AAPM will be participating in the 2000 World Congress
on Medical Physics
and Biomedical Engineering
Chicago, Illinois

July 23-28, 2000

AAPM HQ Hotel is the Sheraton Chicago

The following information about AAPM activities at WC2000 are available:


Professional Council Symposium

July 23, 2000

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

held prior to the Chicago 2000 World Congress

Navy Pier - Chicago, Illinois

Room No. 205 (second level)

Presentation 1

American Health Care Delivery System in the Next Decade

Timothy L. Flaherty, M.D.

Vice Chair, American Medical Association

Dr. Flaherty, a radiologist in private practice, has been invited to provide insight into the changes in the American health care delivery system in the next decade, as viewed through the crystal ball of the American Medical Association. In particular, he has been asked to emphasize the costs and benefits of high tech medicine.

Presentation 2

Overview of the HCFA HOPPS Rule

Michael Gillin, Ph.D.

Chair Professional Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine

The HCFA Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule, which is scheduled to become effective on July 1, 2000, will be summarized. The impact on radiation oncology medical physics, radiation oncology, and imaging will be briefly described. Time will be allotted for questions from the floor.


July 23, 2000

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

held prior to the Chicago 2000 World Congress

Navy Pier - Chicago, Illinois

Room No. 204 (second level)

"Educational Activities of Interest to Medical Physicists"

The AAPM Education Council Symposium will provide a review of education activities of the AAPM and CAMPEP. The program will be of interest to AAPM members who wish to be better informed about educational activities that are available to them and also of interest to internal attendees who would like to learn more about medical physics educational activities in the US and Canada.


Introduction G. Donald Frey

Continuing Educational Activities J. Anthony Seibert


AAPM Summer Schools Lee Goldman

The RDCE Program Charles Kelsey

Annual Meeting & Refresher Courses Kenneth Vanek

Medical Physics Education of Physicians Cynthia McCollough

Training of Medical Physicists Bhudatt Paliwal

CAMPEP Bhudatt Paliwal