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Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date
AP 16-A Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 7/1/1999 4/12/2003
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Policy text

The AAPM believes that participation in the continuing education activities of other groups and organizations is an important function of the organization. This participation can take several forms.



Type Criteria AAPM Involvement AAPM Approval
Endorsement The AAPM believes that this activity would be of interest to its members but does not actively participate in the planning of the meeting. The AAPM will not be financially involved. AAPM reviews the program for appropriateness. The group may use the AAPM logo with the words "endorsed by the AAPM." The AAPM will provide a set of mailing labels without charge. The AAPM endorsement can not be used to apply to CAMPEP for continuing education credit. The endorsement is approved by the AAPM Continuing education committee. The chairman of the CEC notifies the organizers and headquarters. Endorsement will be documented in the committee minutes.
Co-sponsorship The AAPM believes that this activity would be of interest to its members and will participate in all phases of the meeting development. The AAPM will not be financially involved The AAPM actively participates in all phases of the meeting development. The group may use the AAPM logo with the words "co-sponsored by the AAPM." The AAPM co-sponsorship can be used to apply to CAMPEP for continuing education credit. Co-sponsorship is initiated by application to the CEC. The CEC recommends approval and nominates, if necessary, AAPM members to the organizing committee of the planned meeting. Final approval is at the level of the CEC. The chairman of the CEC notifies the organizers and headquarters. Co-sponsorship will be documented in the committee minutes.
Sponsorship The AAPM believes that this activity would be of interest to its members and will participate in all phases of the meeting development including financial planning. The AAPM will share the profits and the risks of the meeting. The AAPM actively participates in all phases of the meeting development. The group may use the AAPM logo with the words "sponsored by the AAPM." The AAPM will participate in planning the budget and the finances of the meeting. The AAPM sponsorship can be used to apply to CAMPEP for continuing education credit. Sponsorship is initiated by application to the CEC. The CEC recommends approval and nominates AAPM members to the organizing committee of the planned meeting. The meeting is reviewed by EC and if the EC recommends approval the planned budget including cost and profit sharing is presented to the Finance Committee. Following approval by FINCOM the arrangements are presented to the board for final approval. The meeting organizers are notified by the AAPM secretary. Sponsorship is documented in the board minutes.

The AAPM board can directly sponsor, co-sponsor or endorse activities.

On going activities can be co-sponsored or endorsed for periods of up to five years. Sponsorship must be renewed annually.

The AAPM will not participate in activities that are primarily commercial.

Policy version history
Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date Active?
AP 16-E Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 6/17/2015 12/31/2020 Active
AP 16-D Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 12/15/2009 6/16/2015 Inactive
AP 16-C Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 2/6/2004 12/14/2009 Inactive
AP 16-B Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 4/13/2003 2/5/2004 Inactive
AP 16-A Endorsement, Co-sponsorship and Sponsorship of Educational Activities 7/1/1999 4/12/2003 Inactive

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