meetings

Regional Meetings

AAMD Region V Meeting

April 7 - 8, 2017
Hotel Preston
Nashville, TN

On April 7 and 8, the AAMD produced the Region V Meeting in Nashville, TN. Under the guidance of co-chairs Adam Brown, CMD, and Kristi Smith, CMD, a total of 15 CE credits were provided through a range of topics. A big thank you goes out to our talented presenters, volunteers and members who participated in the development of the program. We also thank our corporate partners who provided exhibits and gave our attendees a chance to have hands-on demonstrations of new products and technology: Varian Medical Systems, Oncology Data Systems, Philips, Provision Healthcare, ProKnow, RaySearch and Revenue Cycle. The meeting was considered to be a big success and we look forward to seeing everyone again soon at the 42nd Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, June 11 – 15, 2017.

Click here to take the post meeting survey and view your meeting transcript 

Click here to download the sesssion handouts

 

 

2017 Radiation Oncology Conference for Therapists & Dosimetrists,
presented by Roswell Park Cancer Institute and AAMD

September 7 - 9, 2017
Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls, NY

Call for Abstracts

Share your knowledge and experience at this unique interdisciplinary meeting! We are currently soliciting abstracts for presentations. We are looking for topics that will help therapists and dosimetrists with daily tasks and state-of-the-art techniques that are relevant to ever-changing technology and our unique and challenging patient population.

Here are some topics that were suggested from last year’s conference that might be of interest to you or get you inspired to come up with your own:

  • Dynamic conformal ARC treatment planning vs. VMAT treatment planning
  • Since the advent of proton treatment, any follow-up and survival benefits? Advantages or disadvantages of proton facilities
  • How does a center treat/plan CSI (craniospinal irradiation)?
  • Radiotherapy special procedures: total body irradiation, total body electron irradiation, radioactive eye plaques, intraoperative breast therapy, etc.
  • Special considerations in treating/planning pediatric cases
  • SBRT
  • Bilateral Breast Treatment Techniques
  • Case Studies
  • Benefits of Oncology Rehab
  • H&N treatment planning approach using Rapid Arc and SIB (creating planning volumes between different dose volumes and how to set up optimizer)
  • Respiratory Gating techniques for lung breast and abdominal tumors
  • Billing
  • Orthovoltage vs electron for skin cancer: effectiveness and differences

Click here to get more information and submit your abstract online.

Abstract submission deadline is April 24.

 

Upcoming 2017 Meeting:

  • AAMD Region VI Meeting: Fall 2017 (Mid-Atlantic/Mid-West location and exact dates TBA)