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The 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 in PDF and as an iPad App 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.) The 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. Please send all submissions to:
Nancy Vazquez, Programs Manager
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Dr. Mahadevappa Mahesh, Editor
Associate Professor & Chief Physicist
Johns Hopkins Univ
JHOC, Suite 4235
601 N Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287-0856
General Article Guidelines:
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, Dr. Mahadevappa Mahesh, 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: The iPad App will allow for us 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.
2014 Article submission deadline schedule is as follows:
|Issue||Deadline for receipt||AVAILABLE|
|January/February||December 12||week of January 6|
|March/April||February 12||week of March 3|
|May/June||April 11||week of May 5|
|July/August||June 12 (pre AAPM Annual Meeting issue)||week of June 30|
|September/October||August 11 (post AAPM Annual Meeting issue)||week of September 1|
|November/December||October 10||week of November 3|