The NWAAPM is a volunteer organization. We are always looking for volunteers to help organize our meetings or to speak at our meetings. One great way to give back to the medical physics community is to serve as an officer in the NWAAPM. These roles include:
President: The president serves for three years (first as president elect, president, then past-president). The president helps define the direction of the chapter and oversees the execution of a spring and a fall chapter meeting each year.
Secretary/Treasurer: The secretary/treasurer is a three-year appointment. He or she oversees the chapter’s finances and keeps the minutes at all NWAAPM executive committee meetings.
AAPM Board Member: Each chapter of the AAPM has a seat on the AAPM Board of Directors. Our board member attends two Board of Directors meetings each year (one at the AAPM annual meeting and one at the RSNA).
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, 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