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Task Group No. 284 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Simulation in Radiotherapy: Considerations for Clinical Implementation, Optimization, and Quality Assurance (TG284)

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  1. Define the requirements of an MR simulator including considerations for equipment selection, facility design and siting, and personnel and their roles;
  2. Describe general, patient-specific, and device MR safety considerations;
  3. Provide recommendations on RT-specific MR clinical workflows and acquisition protocols, including approaches for distortion and motion management;
  4. Outline recommended acceptance, commissioning and periodic QA for MR simulators (with emphasis on RT-specific QA tasks) following TG-100 principles, including defining the personnel effort required.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)6/20/2016
Committee Keywords: TG284

Carri Glide-Hurst
Task Group Co-Chair

Eric Paulson
Task Group Co-Chair

2019 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 7 voting members.

up-to-dateJames M. Balter, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateJohn E. Bayouth, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateCarri K. Glide-Hurst, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateYanle Hu, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateKiaran P. McGee, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member

up-to-dateEric S. Paulson, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateNeelam Tyagi, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 2 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateRobert A. Cormack, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateRojano Kashani, PhD

6/16/2016 - 12/31/2019 Consultant (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.