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Official Twitter account for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).
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Consult Christiane - Boston's Medical Physicist 1h
Next week I will be giving the Fluoroscopy training for radiation oncology residents. Today I am doing a practice round since I will be taking this responsibility from my adviser.
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Rebecca Milman Marsh 17h
I was asked to speak at this year's AAPM about what it's like when the diagnostic physicist becomes an oncology patient. I had mixed feelings but decided to do it, with the hope that it will help medical physicists better understand our patients. Monday, 7/15, 1:45, Room 221CD
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aapmCARES 17h
CARES Topic of the Day: The AAPM position statement on patient shielding only addresses shielding for patients. When working around X-rays, you should still wear lead aprons and other protective devices, in accordance with your facility's guidelines and policies.
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AAPM HQ 21h
Job Opening: Medical Physicist - Imaging | Community Health Network
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Dr. Carri Glide-Hurst Jun 25
Hi friends! Tomorrow 11:59 pm EST is deadline for election. I am running for the Nom Committee, Academic Therapy slot & I'd be thrilled to have your vote! I'm honored to be nominated for this role that will help determine future candidates of AAPM leadership!
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aapmCARES Jun 24
This recent article really demonstrates how much radiation dose from X-ray exams has decreased over the years.* late 1890s: ~ 500 mGy 1975: ~ 10 mGy 2015: ~ 1 mGy *(Values are entrance skin air kerma, or ESAK, for AP radiographs of the pelvis)
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Pymedix Jun 24
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AAPM HQ Jun 25
RO-ILS hits 10,000th event and continues to improve patient safety: In conjunction with the 5-year anniversary of the program’s launch, RO-ILS has now collected over 10,000 safety events in a secure and protected environment! Studies have shown that…
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Dr. Carri Glide-Hurst Jun 24
We just got a big announcement at !! Our talented researcher at was awarded the highly coveted / Fellowship Seed Grant! He will work to benchmark functional on our ! 😊😊
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AAPM HQ Jun 24
Job Opening: Medical Physicist (Proton) | New York Proton Center
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AAPM HQ Jun 24
Job Opening: Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist | Children’s National Health System (CNHS)
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AAPM HQ Jun 24
Job Opening: Junior Radiation Therapy Physicist | Tacoma/Valley Radiation Oncology Center
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aapmCARES Jun 24
Questions about changes in fetal and gonadal shielding for patients? AAPM, along with several other organizations, has started its CARES initiative. Follow us here and on FB to get the latest information on this evolving topic and to join the conversation.
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Dr M. Mahesh Jun 24
Check out-cool short movie clip on electricity here. “You look at how everyday things are really put together & how they connect to each other...There’s a metaphor here between learning to draw and many people’s approach to science” @aapmHQ@JohnsHopkins
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Carlos Cardenas, PhD Jun 24
First Graduate Program Alumni Panel discussion organized by . Excellent speakers discussing post-graduation experiences, challenges, and sharing great advice!
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aapmstsc Jun 24
Learn more about residency programs from all across the country at the residency fair! It'll be Sunday, July 14 1-3 pm in the Stars at Night Ballroom Foyer. Click here for details and to RSVP:
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Catherine Steffel, MS Jun 24
Why should try to reach a broader audience with our work? A great summary suitable for all disciplines by , currently hosting .
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AAPM HQ Jun 24
Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI | University of Michigan
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Todd Atwood Jun 23
Dr. Titania Juang is creating a lecture on how to communicate with vulnerable populations (such as minorities and LGBTQ individuals) for our next Patient Communication for Medical Physicists workshop to help address the disparities in healthcare outcomes.
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Mary Martel Jun 22
I am honored to be selected as chair of our great department. I stand on the shoulders of giants who were our previous chairs and pioneers in our field!
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