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Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date
PP 20-B Civilian or Government Physicist Employees’ Off-Duty Professional Activity 7/31/2008 12/31/2013
Policy source
July 31, 2008 Board of Directors Minutes
Policy text

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine believes that the off-duty professional activity of a government or civilian Qualified Medical Physicist (2) employee does not, by itself, present an unfair advantage with respect to employment opportunities for other medical physicists, nor does it violate the Code of Ethics of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (1) provided the employee fulfills all duties and responsibilities to both the primary employer and the client, and competes primarily on the basis of quality of service rendered.

(1) AAPM Policy PP 24 titled “Code of Ethics of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine”
(2) AAPM Policy PP 1-E titled “Definition of a Qualified Medical Physicist”


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