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Communicating our Value. Improving our Future.

The theme for 2016 and the AAPM Annual Meeting is “Communicating our Value. Improving our Future.” I have observed over recent years that the importance of the Medical Physicist to both the imaging and treatment processes has lessened in many institutions. We are losing / have lost our place as key players on the diagnosis and treatment teams, often relegated to the role of technicians in the eyes of our colleagues and administrators. This is true in academic/research arenas as well, where grant opportunities for improvements in technology and process, areas in which we are major players, have been on the decline. We need to reverse these trends in order to survive and thrive. Read More »

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About the Meeting

This year's program will be held in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The education program and professional program will offer an excellent opportunity to gain practical knowledge on emerging technical and professional issues. The scientific program will feature the latest research in the physics of medical imaging and radiation therapy, including a major focus on the increasing integration on advanced imaging technologies in the guidance of medical therapeutics.

Dates to Remember

July 6
  • Deadline to register for SAM program
  • No deadline to register for SAM program; registration for SAM still open
July 31 - Aug 4 58th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
September 5
11:59 PM ET
  • Deadline to complete the online evaluation in order to receive CAMPEP Credit (equivalent to CME category 1),
    SAM Credit (equivalent to SA-CME), MDCB and RLI Credits
September 26 Credits released for meeting attendees