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Task Group No. 422: Practice and Training Models for Medical Physicist-Patient Communication (TG422)

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ActivitiesThe task group will examine the literature on physicist-patient communication and provide guidance on practice models and training programs for physicists in diagnostic and therapeutic settings. Specifically, the group will: 1. Summarize the evidence supporting patient-facing roles for physicists, including physicist-patient consultations 2. Provide practice guidelines for diagnostic and therapeutic physicist-patient consultations, considering aspects such as staffing, institutional setting (e.g., academic or community practice), patient population, service lines, etc. 3. Make recommendations regarding training requirements for physicists with direct patient care roles 4. Provide a sample implementation plan for establishing a new physicist-patient consultation program
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Standing?This is not a standing committee.
Approved Date(s):10/30/2023
Reviewable Draft Deadline:
Committee Keywords: No Keywords Entered

Board of Directors
Professional Council
Medical Physics 3.0 Cmte  [Status]
Smart Practice SC  [Status]
TG422: Practice and Training Models for Medical Physicist-Patient Communication  [Status]

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Todd Atwood
Task Group Chair

2024 Roster

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 17 voting members.

up-to-dateTodd F. Atwood, PhD

10/30/2023 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateArjit K. Baghwala, MS

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateKaelyn Becker, PhD

12/22/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateDerek W. Brown, PhD

12/22/2023 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateCourtney R. Buckey, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateJay W. Burmeister, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateLindsay S. DeWeese, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateJanet Ching-Mei Feng, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateMegan A. Hyun, PhD

10/30/2023 - 12/31/2024 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateSunyoung Jang, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateJames M. Kofler Jr., PhD

2/1/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateSharareh (Sherry) Koufigar, MS

2/1/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateAndy LaBella, PhD

2/1/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateShuichi Ozawa, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateLaura Padilla, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateBradley W. Schuller, PhD

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member

up-to-dateSarah B. Wisnoskie, MS

1/29/2024 - 12/31/2024 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 1 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateKrisha Howell

2/5/2024 - 12/31/2024 Guest (nonvoting)
HQ Team Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.

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