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Task Group No. 332 - Verification of Vendor Provided Data, Tools and Test Procedures (TG332)

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Charge
  1. To define “closed” and “black box” systems in a radiation oncology setting and to provide examples of self-integrated or pre-configured delivery devices, test procedures or data that fall into these categories.
  2. To provide guidance on the critical evaluation and independent validation of these types of systems. This includes but is not limited to independently validating:
    • Pre-configured devices, tools, and test procedures developed by vendors and provided to the customer that are utilized during acceptance, commissioning or routine QA;
    • Data that is acquired by vendors and provided to the customer and utilized during acceptance, commissioning or routine QA;
  3. To provide guidance to the medical physicist on how to approach QA of a system that is selfintegrated or pre-configured and falls outside of the realm of a traditional radiation delivery device to which guidance documents already exist.
  4. To provide guidance to the medical physicist and vendors on a collaborative relationship between the two parties to achieve a mutual and shared responsibility for the performance of equipment and quality of the data in use.
  5. To provide guidance on analyzing the risks associated with implementation of “closed” or “black box” systems. 
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)12/3/2018 - 12/31/2020
Committee Keywords: No Keywords Entered

Board of Directors
Science Council  [Status]
Therapy Physics Committee  [Status]
Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement SC  [Status]
Working Group on External Beam Quality Assurance  [Status]
TG332 - Verification of Vendor Provided Data, Tools and Test Procedures  [Status]
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Chair

Koren Smith
Task Group Chair


2020 Roster

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

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 11 voting members.

up-to-dateOlivier Blasi, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateMaria F. Chan, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateSonja Dieterich, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateSean A. Dresser, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateChristopher W. Kennedy

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateMiriam S. Lambert, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateJessica R. Lowenstein, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateTodd Pawlicki, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateRichard A. Popple, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateKoren Smith, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateSteven G. Sutlief, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 6 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateDylan P. Casey, PhD

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2021 Consultant - Accuray (nonvoting)

up-to-dateKayla N. Kielar, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMu Young Lee, PhD

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateWilliam E. Simon, MS

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAlex Solodkin

12/3/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateJin Zhang, PhD

10/8/2020 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)
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