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AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical specialties due to our responsibility to connect the physician to the patient through the use of radiation producing technology in both diagnosing and treating people. The responsibility of the medical physicist is to assure that the radiation prescribed in imaging and radiation therapy is delivered accurately and safely.

One of the primary goals of AAPM is the identification and implementation of improvements in patient safety for the medical use of radiation in imaging and radiation therapy.

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What's New

FDA Says Mammography Facilities No Longer Required to Have Film Printers [general | posted: 11/23/2015 | sunset: 12/23/2015]

WGTG51 Survey: Implementation of TG-51 & Associated Addendum on Dosimetry of External Beams [general | posted: 11/20/2015 | sunset: 12/4/2015]

SDAMPP/AAPM/ABR Webinar: ABR Update [general | posted: 11/19/2015 | sunset: 12/8/2015]

New Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case Available: C-arm Based Cone Beam CT in Interventional Radiology [general | posted: 11/17/2015 | sunset: 12/17/2015]

Free Web Event on Understanding Radiation Therapy Medicare Reimbursement in 2016 This is a members only link. [general | posted: 11/13/2015 | sunset: 1/7/2016]

AAPM’s Working Group on Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols is now the Alliance for Quality Computed Tomography [general | posted: 11/10/2015 | sunset: 12/10/2015]

Report of AAPM Task Group 190Accuracy and calibration of integrated radiation output indicators in diagnostic radiology: A report of the AAPM Imaging Physics Committee Task Group 190 [publications | posted: 11/9/2015 | sunset: 12/9/2015]

2016 Funding Opportunities2016 Funding Opportunities [general | posted: 11/2/2015 | sunset: 4/30/2016]

Ensuring the Future of Our Profession: Letter from AAPM Leaders This is a members only link. [general | posted: 10/19/2015 | sunset: 12/4/2015]

RSNA 2015RSNA 2015 : Associated AAPM Committee Meetings [meetings | posted: 9/28/2015 | sunset: 12/4/2015]