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News From AIP – AAPM Member Benefits from AAPM's Association with AIP [publications | posted: 2023-03-15 | sunset: 2023-03-21]
Executive Director's Report – Information from HQ [publications | posted: 2023-03-15 | sunset: 2023-03-21]
AAPM Summer School : Registration Open [meetings | posted: 2023-03-08 | sunset: 2023-06-07]
Webinar Recording Available: Advances in Cardiac CT and CBCT Imaging – Speaker: Tess Reynolds | AAPM Webinar Series on Advances in Medical Physics [meetings | posted: 2023-03-08 | sunset: 2023-04-08]
Webinar Recording Available: Advancing SFRT by Preclinical Research – Speakers: Sha Chang, Yolanda Prezado, Slavisa Tubin | AAPM Webinar Series on Spatially Fractionated Radiation Therapy (SFRT): Clinical Significance, Technical Approaches and Challenges [meetings | posted: 2023-03-08 | sunset: 2023-04-08]
Webinar Recording Available: Navigating Non-Clinical Careers, Returning to the Clinic, and Continuing Certification (MOC) – Speakers: Jean Moran, Alan Cohen, and Varun Sehgal | AAPM Webinar Series on Non-Clinical Medical Physics Careers, Resources, Opportunities and Networking [meetings | posted: 2023-03-03 | sunset: 2023-04-03]
Webinar Recording Available: Maximizing your Research Impact by Understanding the Scientific Publication Process – Speakers: John Boone, Marianne Aznar, Qihui Lyu | AAPM Webinar Series on Scientific Excellence and Global Rising Stars [meetings | posted: 2023-03-03 | sunset: 2023-04-03]
AAPM Newsletter – March/April 2023 Edition Now Available [publications | posted: 2023-03-03 | sunset: 2023-04-30]
CRCPD announces the release of the revised Suggested State Regulation Part X “Medical Therapy”. [general | posted: 2023-03-02 | sunset: 2023-04-01]
AAPM BTSC Report 377: Physicist Brachytherapy Training in 2021 - A Survey of Therapeutic Medical Physics Residency Program Directors [publications | posted: 2023-03-01 | sunset: 2023-03-31]
AAPM Task Group Report 273: Recommendations on Best Practices for AI and Machine Learning for Computer-Aided Diagnosis in Medical Imaging [publications | posted: 2023-03-01 | sunset: 2023-03-31]
2023 AAPM Best Award [general | posted: 2023-02-14 | sunset: 2023-05-17]
AAPM Webinar on Synthetic CT: A New Paradigm in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning [meetings | posted: 2023-03-02 | sunset: 2023-04-13]
AAPM Webinar on Innovations in Medical Physics Education [meetings | posted: 2023-02-14 | sunset: 2023-03-23]
2023 AAPM / RSNA Imaging Physics Residency Grant [general | posted: 2023-01-26 | sunset: 2023-05-10]
AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting : Registration & Housing Open [meetings | posted: 2023-01-11 | sunset: 2023-04-01]
2023 AAPM Science Council Associates Mentorship Program (SCAMP) [general | posted: 2023-01-10 | sunset: 2023-04-11]
Deep Generative Modeling for Learning Medical Image Statistics (DGM-Image Challenge) [general | posted: 2023-01-04 | sunset: 2023-05-05]
Understanding Time-Activity Curve and Time Integrated Activity Variations in Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Challenge (TACTIC) – An AAPM Grand Challenge [general | posted: 2022-12-19 | sunset: 2023-05-15]
AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting : Meeting Program Available [meetings | posted: 2022-12-17 | sunset: 2023-04-04]
2023 AAPM / RSNA Doctoral and Masters Graduate Fellowships [general | posted: 2022-10-10 | sunset: 2023-04-27]
2023 Research Seed Funding Grant [general | posted: 2022-10-10 | sunset: 2023-04-12]