Past Awards and Honors Recipients
and Honors Ceremony Programs
Award for Best Article on Radiation Dosimetry
Published in Medical
Physics for the previous Calendar Year
Moses & Sylvia Greenfield Award for the Best Paper
Published in Medical
Physics for the previous Calendar Year (formerly Sylvia Sorkin Greenfield
John Laughlin Young Scientist Award (new in 2013)
This award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in medical physics for a young scientist member of the AAPM. The award will usually be given to a member under the age of 45 who is no more than 10 years beyond the awarding of his/her doctoral degree. No more than one award will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year.
Medical Physics Awards
Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics Best Paper Awards
for the previous Calendar Year
AAPM Medical Physics Travel Grant
AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant (no longer awarded)
This grant was made annually to a U.S. AAPM member who showed evidence of an active
scientific career in medical physics. The purpose of this grant was to promote communications
and professional partnerships between U.S. AAPM members and IPEM members from the
Science Council Session Winners
This award recognizes outstanding scientific abstracts on a topic identified by Science Council as being at the frontier of medical physics.
Innovation in Medical Physics Education
The Award for Innovation in Medical Physics Education is generously supported by a bequest from the estate of Dr. Harold Marcus. It is given for innovative program, presented at the AAPM Annual Meeting, in medical physics education of physicists, physicians, ancillary personnel and the public.
John R. Cameron Young Investigator Symposium Winners
Each year AAPM conducts a Young Investigators’ Competition for the Annual
Meeting. Young Investigators are encouraged to submit abstracts for the
competition. The 10 highest scored Young Investigator submissions determined
by abstract reviewers are selected to be presented in a special symposium, in
honor of University of Wisconsin Professor Emeritus John R. Cameron, Ph.D.
Jack Fowler Junior Investigator Award Winners
An award for Junior Investigators has been established in honor of Dr. Jack Fowler, Emeritus Professor of Human Oncology and Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin.
Science Council Junior Investigator Award
An award for Junior Investigators has been established by the AAPM Science Council.