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Working Group on Robotic Brachytherapy

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  • Facilitate communication and collaboration among investigators working on robotic systems having brachytherapy, biopsy and focal therapy applications, and with potential manufacturers and vendors of these systems. 
  • Communicate new technology related to robotic or similar systems. to other Task Groups and Working Groups
  • Establish guidelines for the safe use and quality management of robotic brachytherapy.
  • Establish guidelines for required accuracy of relevant motions and procedures associated with delivery of robotic brachytherapy. 
  • Develop educational programs to apprise the AAPM membership and the radiotherapy community about robotic-assistance in brachytherapy and focal therapy.
  • As appropriate reach out to other relevant communities by organizing special educational sessions, for example,  at meetings/gatherings with ASTRO, as well as at robotic and biomedical conferences such as MICCAI, ICRA, IROS, etc.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/28/2008
End: n/a
Committee Keywords: WGRB

Tarun Podder
Workgroup Chair

2019 Roster

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 9 members and guests.
Luc Beaulieu, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
Ivan M. Buzurovic, PhD

6/5/2015  Member
Robert A. Cormack, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
J. Adam M. Cunha, PhD

1/1/2015  Work Group Vice Chair
Tarun Podder, PhD

1/1/2015  Workgroup Chair
Michael J. Price, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
NON-VOTING Appointments
Rajni V. Patel, PhD

1/1/2015  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Bryan J. Traughber, MD

1/1/2017  Consultant (nonvoting)
Jocelyne Troccaz, PhD

1/1/2015  Member (nonvoting)

None Appointed