Encrypted | Login

Task Group No. 253 - Surface Brachytherapy (TG253)

AAPM Members, Affiliates and Non-Member Affiliates - Login for access to additional information

Charge
  1. Review approaches to surface brachytherapy, including:

a. Physical characteristics

b. Safe use and handling

c. Dosimetric characteristics

2.  Develop a rational, risk-based set of QM procedures for the applicators and surface brachytherapy procedures, beyond that appropriate for general brachytherapy. These procedures will include (but not limited to):

a.  Definition of the physicists role

b.  Recommendations on acceptance and commissioning procedures 

c.  Definition of a clinical QM procedure and frequency

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)12/31/2018
Committee Keywords: TG253
Chairs

Regina Fulkerson
Task Group Co-Chair

Jose Perez-Calatayud
Task Group Co-Chair


2018 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 10 voting members.

up-to-dateFacundo Ballester, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateIvan M. Buzurovic, PhD

7/20/2014 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateRegina K. Fulkerson, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateYongbok Kim, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateZoubir Ouhib, MS

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member - ABS Liaison

up-to-dateSujatha Pai, MS

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateJose Perez-Calatayud, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Task Group Co-Chair

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateYi Rong, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member

up-to-dateBruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 5 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateDavid Harrington

11/5/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member (nonvoting)

up-to-dateYury Niatsetski, MS

11/5/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member - Physics and Advanced Development Manager at Nucletron (nonvoting)

up-to-dateThomas W. Rusch, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Member - Scientist at Xoft (an iCad subsidiary) (nonvoting)

up-to-dateFrank-Andre Siebert, PhD

9/30/2013 - 12/31/2018 Liaison - ESTRO (nonvoting)

up-to-dateFrank Weigand, PhD

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018 Member (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.