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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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New RSNA Annual Meeting Radiation Dose Exhibits : Image Wisely® is is pleased to bring you the ninth in the series of electronic education exhibits from the Radiological Society of North America’s 2015 annual meeting. This curated series highlights a selection of exhibits dealing with radiation safety and patient dose. The ninth exhibit is an informative presentation entitled “Oops We Imaged a Pregnant Person: What Happens Next?” Access is free and does not require login. [general | posted: 8/23/2016 | sunset: 9/22/2016]

Awards & Honors Committee - Call for Nominations [general | posted: 8/10/2016 | sunset: 9/15/2016]

New RSNA Annual Meeting Radiation Dose Exhibits : Image Wisely® is pleased to bring you the eighth in the series of electronic education exhibits from the Radiological Society of North America’s 2015 annual meeting. This curated series highlights a selection of exhibits dealing with radiation safety and patient dose. The eighth exhibit is an award winning presentation entitled “Technical Parameters to Optimize Body Imaging in Polytrauma Patients.” Access is free and does not require login. [general | posted: 8/10/2016 | sunset: 9/9/2016]

2016 AAPM Annual MeetingAAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : CEC Online Evaluation System Available [meetings | posted: 7/30/2016 | sunset: 9/5/2016]

AAPM Expanding Horizons Travel Grant [education | posted: 5/12/2016 | sunset: 9/1/2016]

RSNA 2016RSNA 2016 : Registration and Housing Open for AAPM and RSNA Members [meetings | posted: 4/27/2016 | sunset: 11/4/2016]

 

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