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Registration - NWAAPM Spring Meeting 2017 - Improving Value in Clinical Care

  • 31 Mar 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR


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When: March 31, 2017

Where: OHSU - Collaborative Life Sciences Building - 2730 SW Moody Ave. Portland Oregon 97201

Agenda: The theme of the meeting is "Improving Value in Clinical Care".

Please click here for the agenda. Registration begins at 7:15 with the first talk starts at 8:20AM. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Carri Glide-Hurst from Henry Ford.

Education Credits: We will be applying for CAMPEP and MDCB credits.

Social Event: There will be a social event at the conclusion of the meeting starting at 4:30 PM.

Hotel InformationHyatt House Portland/Downtown, 2080 SW River Drive, Portland, Oregon, USA, 97201 Tel: +1 503 241 2775, Rates of $149/164 for NWAAPM block of rooms while supplies last.

General Meeting Learning Objectives

Attendees will learn of advancements in the fields of radiation oncology and imaging physics, including but not limited to: the application of MRI in radiation treatment; setting recommended diagnostic reference levels and achievable CT imaging doses based on the ACR CT Dose Index Registry; improving on-time treatment delivery in the clinic;cost effectiveness of proton beam therapy; and stereotactic radiosurgery using an ExacTrac imaging system interfaced with a Varian 6D couch.

Attendees will receive an update on changes to the AAPM governance structure.

 A Young Investigators Symposium will give medical physicist residents and students an opportunity to present their research.

 Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with local vendor representatives to learn of new products and advances which may be of use in their clinics.

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The Northwest Chapter of the AAPM is a regional chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (www.aapm.org) covering the  states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.  We hold two educational meetings each year with a goal of advancing the science, education and professional practice of Medical Physics.
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