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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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IOMP Newsletter: Vol. 4, No. 4, August 2022 [general | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-09-09]

ABR Updates – Election of Medical Physics Oral Examiners and their Training and Engagement [publications | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-08-16]

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise - Radiation Oncology (IHE-RO) Report – Exchange of Radiotherapy Summaries (XRTS) – IHE-RO Profile to Share Radiotherapy Treatment Summary Data With Electronic Health Record Systems [publications | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-08-16]

MIDRC Subcommittee Update – Report from The Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) [publications | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-08-16]

Development Committee & Committee on Medical Physicists as Educators Report – Arthur Boyer Award for Innovation in Medical Physics Education [publications | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-08-16]

COVID Infection in July 2022 This is a members only link. [general | posted: 2022-08-10 | sunset: 2022-08-23]

2022 AAPM Expanding Horizons Travel Grant Round 2 [general | posted: 2022-08-09 | sunset: 2022-09-09]

Webinar Recording Available: Overview – A different path to reach high treatment therapeutic ratioSpeakers: Majid Mohiuddin, Hualin Zhang, Xiaodong Wu, Sha Chang | AAPM Webinar Series on Spatially Fractionated Radiation Therapy (SFRT): Clinical Significance, Technical Approaches and Challenges This is a members only link. [meetings | posted: 2022-08-04 | sunset: 2022-09-03]

AAPM Webinar Series | Risk-Informed Quality Management: Quality, Safety and TG-100 This is a members only link. [meetings | posted: 2022-08-02 | sunset: 2022-08-15]

AAPM Mentorship Program Open to Mentees and Mentors This is a members only link. [general | posted: 2022-07-27 | sunset: 2022-08-26]

2023 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting (Orlando, FL) - Request for Proposals (RFP) [meetings | posted: 2022-07-26 | sunset: 2022-08-15]

AAPM Call for Nominations This is a members only link. [general | posted: 2022-07-18 | sunset: 2022-09-15]

AAPM Statement on Future Meetings This is a members only link. [general | posted: 2022-07-15 | sunset: 2022-08-14]

AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : CEC Online Evaluation System Available [meetings | posted: 2022-07-09 | sunset: 2022-08-25]