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AAPM Newsletter

Jessica Clements, EditorThe Newsletter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine is a source of information about AAPM activities and items of interest to AAPM members. AAPM members login to access Newsletter contents. It contains timely information and serves as a forum for lively debate about issues of interest to AAPM members. It is published bi-monthly as an interactive PDF and is distributed to over 8,000 members and affiliates.

The Newsletter is comprised of regular articles from AAPM officers, including and not limited to the President, Chairman of the Board, the Treasurer, as well as periodic articles from the chairpersons of various committees reporting about their activity. The Newsletter is also comprised of articles from AAPM staff, including and not limited to the Executive Director and the Government Relations Manager. (Letters to the Editor, news items regarding chapter activity, awards, grants, testing results, and new member listings are regularly included and many of these items are provided by AAPM members.) AAPM encourages its members to submit items of interest, including photographs whenever possible, to the editor for consideration. In addition, a limited number of AAPM non-profit and corporate affiliate only advertisements are included in each edition of the AAPM Newsletter.

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The Editor reviews all advertisements and submissions to be considered for publication.

AAPM Headquarters
Nancy Vazquez, Programs Manager
1631 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 298-1236
Jessica Clements, Editor
Chief Physicist
Kaiser Permanente
4580 Electronics Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90039

General Article Guidelines:

Submission Uploads: Please upload all content to the DropBox link provided next to each issue in the table below. If you do not have access to DropBox, please forward your submission to Nancy Vazquez for inclusion.

Article length: We request that articles be kept between 750 (~1 page length) - 1500 (~2 page lengths) words. If you need additional space for a particular article, please contact the editor, Jessica Clements, ahead of time so that space can be reserved.

Photographs: The submission of photographs is highly encouraged. Please include a detailed caption with each photo sent and we will do our best to include all photographs.

Highlighted text: In each issue we like to "highlight" certain text from each article to draw the reader's attention. If there is particular sentence that you feel is important and worthy of highlighting, please let us know when you send your article, otherwise it will be done at the editorial discretion.

2016 Article submission deadline schedule is as follows:

Issue Deadline for Receipt Submission Upload Link Available
January/February December 11 not available week of January 4
March/April February 12 Submit for March/April week of Feb 29
May/June April 8 Submit for May/June week of May 2
July/August June 10 (pre AAPM Annual Meeting issue) Submit for July/August week of July 4
September/October August 19 (post AAPM Annual Meeting issue) Submit for Sept/Oct week of September 5
November/December October 7 Submit for Nov/Dec week of October 31