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February 25, 2021

Items of Note

Important notices, upcoming deadlines, and events happening in the Medical Physics community.

  • 2021 AAPM Dues
    AAPM dues became payable on the first day of January. If you pay before March 1st, you can avoid a lapse in membership and a $50 reinstatement fee.
    Renew Now
  • New Task Group Proposals
    We are pleased to announce the next cycle for requesting new Task Group proposals is open.
    Deadline: Febuary 28, 2021
    Learn More This is a members only link.
  • AAPM Webinars
    • Episode #6 of the AAPM MP3.0 Webinar Series on Transformational Medical Physics
      What’s up with imaging protocols?
      Medical imaging is as much about the actual imaging technology as it is about how to do it. This has significant implications in the consistency and optimality of images, and raises several needs related to organizing, categorizing, optimizing, and tracking imaging protocols - all of which fall well within the domain of medical physics. This webinar outlines processes and insights in protocol management.
      Speakers: Tim Szczykutowicz, Justin Solomon
      Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET
      Register Now
  • Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC)
    Town Hall
    We look forward to answering any questions about data contributions from the medical community at-large!
    Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM CT
    Learn More & Register Now
  • 2021 AAPM Funding Opportunities
    • ASTRO-AAPM Physics Resident/Post-Doctoral Fellow Seed Grant
      Deadline: February 26, 2021
      (Note: The deadline has been extended to March 5 for those who are based in TX.)
    • AAPM Expanding Horizons Travel Grant Round 1
      Deadline: March 10, 2021
    • AAPM / RSNA Imaging Physics Residency Grant
      Deadline: May 3, 2021
    • AAPM Science Council Associates Mentorship Program
      Deadline: April 12, 2021
    • AAPM RSNA Graduate Fellowship
      Deadline: May 28, 2021
    • 2021 Research Seed Funding Grant
      Deadline: May 31, 2021
    Learn More & Apply Now
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