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Student Writing Competition

About the 2017 Competition

Enter to win one of three cash prizes for papers pertaining to treatment, planning, localization, and positioning.

$500 — First Place
$250 — Second Place
$125 — Third Place

Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2017

Final manuscript submission: May 1, 2017

Online Submission Form: AAMD Writing Competition Abstract Submission Form

Click here to download the submission guidelines

Congratulations to the Winners of the
2016 AAMD Student Writing Competition!

 

1st Place: Anatomical Contouring Variability in Thoracic Organs at Risk

Authors: Ross McCall, MS; Grayden MacLennan, MBA, MSM, MS; Matthew Taylor, MS; Nishele Lenards, MS, CMD, FAAMD; Benjamin Nelms, PhD; Matthew Koshy, MD; Jeffrey Lemons, MD; Ashley Hunzeker, MS

Institution: University of Wisconsin — LaCrosse

 

2nd Place: Auto-Planning: A Dosimetric Comparison of Phillips Pinnacle Autoplanning Tool for Lung, Brain, Abdomen, Head and Neck and Prostate Treatment Sites

Authors: Hasti Hesami; Amalia Flores; Sanya Makahani; Ancy Mathew; Elizabeth Medrano; Hirra Siddiqui; Jordan Sutton, CMD; Peter Balter, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions

 

3rd Place: Analysis of Inhomogeneous Dose Distribution Using Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) for Prostate, Glioblastoma Multiforme, and Lung Patients and the Effect on Organs at Risk

Authors: Stacy Peterson; Pasquale Montanaro, MS, DABR

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions