meetings

Regional Meetings

AAMD Region V Meeting: Registration Is Now Open!

April 7 - 8, 2017
Hotel Preston
Nashville, TN

Join AAMD this spring in Nashville for 2 days of educational sessions, exhibits and networking with your medical dosimetry colleagues. Topics include: Treatment planning quality improvement, dosimetry billing and coding updates, brachytherapy, proton planning, prone breast radiotherapy, survivorship and more. 14 MDCB/ARRT CE credits + Bonus Lunch and Learn CE credit for a total of 15 CE credits (anticipated.)

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Hotel Reservations: The AAMD room rate at the Hotel Preston is $139 per night plus tax. Call the hotel at 866-986-8089. Request the AAMD Region V Meeting group rate. Or click here to book your hotel reservations onlineReserve by March 23 to insure the lowest rate.

Presenters for the Region V Meeting: Submit your abstract at this link: Call for Abstracts

Exhibitors: Meet with your medical dosimetry clients and prospects in this very interactive format. Tabletop exhibits are $750 and include registration for 2 company representatives. Click here to register now.

 

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 10.

 

Upcoming 2017 Meeting:

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