2020 NWAAPM VIRTUAL Fall Meeting

Friday, September 25th, 2020     9:00 AM-5:00 PM


Location: From the comfort of your home or office.

Registration is now open- HERE

Registration will be confirmed and a direct link to the meeting will be provided on 9/24. 

Meeting Agenda: Can be found here.  

Talk Abstract Submissions: Members are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral presentations for consideration in the spring NWAAPM program. The goal of the meeting is to provide attendees with an opportunity to see advances in the field that may be applied to their research and/or medical physics practice. Abstracts should include a title, presenting author, contact email, and contributing authors. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words with one page of supporting figures/tables allowed, though optional. Submissions must also include a current CV and four learning objectives for the presentation. 

This meeting has applied to CAMPEP and MDCB for approval of 4.5 MPCEC hours.

Presentations  include: 

Keynote Presentation: The Pitfalls of IMRT QA

Steven Kry, PhD  MD  Anderson Cancer Center

Keynote Presentation: Communicating Change With Our Professional Colleagues:

A Case Study from Patient Shielding in Diagnostic Imaging

Rebecca Marsh, PhD   University of Colorado

Intensity Modulated Neutron Therapy (IMNT) for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancers

Natalie Viscariello, PhD   University of Washington

Implementation of EPID Dosimetry in a Community Setting

Afua Yorke, PhD   University of Washington

Revisions to the AAPM Code of Ethics

Sunshine Osterman, PhD   AAPM

Linear System Analysis for Photon-Counting CT Protocol Optimization

Celeste Leary, PhD   Oregon Health and Science University

Eclipse Output Factor Table: Should it be Extended for Small Field Radiosurgery?

N. Genevieve Wu, PhD   Oregon Health and Science University

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The Northwest Chapter of the AAPM is a regional chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine ( 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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