2014 Winter Dinner Meeting of Mid-Atlantic Chapter of AAPM

2014 Winter Dinner Meeting of Mid-Atlantic Chapter of AAPM

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Maryland Proton Treatment Center

An Introduction and Tour of the Center

Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014

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Dr. Karl L. Prado

We welcome all MAC-AAPM members for our dinner meeting at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC). The center is located at University of Maryland BioPark in downtown Baltimore. The event will include presentations from MPTC physicists as well as a tour of the center which will be opened in late 2015.

At this event, we will also announce the election results for the new 2015 Executive Committee members.

Registration: (please register and pay through PayPal or Credit Card)

$15 (per-person for early online registration, deadline 5:00PM, December 2,  2014) (Register)

$25 (per-person after December 2, 2014, or onsite registration)

Note: This event is available to limited number of attendees and the registration will be closed when quota is reached.

Agenda:

    • 6:00pm – 6:30pm: Social
    • 6:30pm  – 7:30pm: Dinner
    • 7:30pm – 8:30pm: Presentations
      • 7:30pm Welcome and Announcements
        Yildrim D. Mutaf, PhD(MAC-AAPM President)
        7:40pm Introduction to Maryland Proton Therapy Center
        Ulrich Langner, PhD(University of Maryland)
        8:05pm Advanced Techniques in Proton Therapy
        Jerimy Polf, PhD(University of Maryland)
    • 8:30pm -9:00pm: Tours of Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Location:University of Maryland BioPark Life Sciences Conference Center, 801 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201(Google Map).

Parking: Paid parking available at 1 North Poppleton Street (at the corner of W. Baltimore and Poppleton Streets) (Google Map). Street parking is also possible nearby.

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MAC AAPM 2014 Fall Annual Meeting

MAC-AAPM 2014 Annual Meeting

October 10-11 (Friday – Staturday), 2014

The 2014 annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter will be held at the Leavey Center, Georgetown University, right in the cultural center of Washington, DC on October 10 and 11th (Friday & Saturday). The organizing committee has assembled great topics and speakers for this meeting and we hope you will join us for 2 days of engaging talks and excellent opportunity for professional networking!

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Please see more details and registration information on our dedicated 2014  Annual Meeting website here.

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Radiation Oncology in the Spotlight: Are We Doing Enough to Promote Safety

Baltimore Washing Chapter of the Health Physics SocietyDinner Meeting, Baltimore Washing Chapter of the Health Physics Society

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Radiation Oncology in the Spotlight: Are We Doing Enough to Promote Safety

Speaker: James Galvin, RTOG Headquarters Physicist

Location: 4935 Bar and Kitchen, 4935 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

For details and RSVP, please see flyer.

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Medical Physics 102: Effective Clinical Leadership

Medical Physics 102: Effective Clinical Leadership

Speaker: Karl L. Prado, Ph.D., FACR, FAAPM, Professor and Associate Chief of Clinical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Dr. Karl L. PradoProf. Prado is widely recognized as an accomplished medical physicist possessing significant clinical experience: American Board of Radiology (ABR) certified since 1987, American College of Radiology (ACR) Fellowship awarded in 2009, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Fellowship awarded in 2012. He has been an acknowledged technical leader in the establishment of the Radiation Oncology practices and implementation of new clinical technologies such as 4DCT and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Optically-Stimulated Luminescence Dosimetry at University of Maryland. He established the Central Maryland Radiation Oncology Center (CMRO), and has expanded the radiation oncology practice at Baltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC). In recognition of these achievements, he was awarded the Quality Management Award in 1995, and Outstanding Leadership Award for Clinical Service in 2005. Prof. Prado’s research interests include incorporation of multi-modality functional information into treatment planning, developing techniques to assess treatment response, motion management, and  advanced treatment delivering techniques.

Registration: (please click on the links below to register and pay through PayPal)

Members: $25 (register through PayPal now)

Students: $15 (register through PayPal now)

Announcement and Direction to the Meeting Place

RSVP Contact: Susan Lemieux, MAC-AAPM Secretary, susan.lemieux@aol.com, or (814) 777-3407. You can always register and pay at the door. But we would appreciate it if you would RSVP by 3 PM April 13.

Agenda:

    • 6:30-7:00: Social
    • 7:00-8:00: Dinner
    • 8:00-9:00: Talk by Dr. Prado
    • 9:00-9:30: Q&A

Location: Harbor View Cancer Center, Conference Room, 3001 South Hanover St., Baltimore, MD 21224 (Google Map).

Free parking is available next to the cancer center.

Direction: From I-95, take Exit 54 off I-95 (Hanover Street). As you cross Hanover Street Bridge you should see the hospital complex across the river on your left. Turn left at Cherry Hill Road or Reedbird Avenue.  The conference room is just inside this entrance (see the picture on the right). DO NOT use the main MedStar hospital entrance, use the entrance in the picture instead

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