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Student Writing Competition

The 2020 AAMD Student Writing Competition

Final manuscript submission for the 2020 AAMD Student Writing Competition is May 15, 2020.

The 2020 Winners will be announced in July.

 

2021 AAMD Student Writing Competition Information

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, 2021

Final manuscript submission: May 1, 2021

Online Submission Form: AAMD Writing Competition Abstract Submission Form
Note: This form is only accessible to current AAMD Student Members.

Click here to download the submission guidelines

Submit questions to Student Writing Competition Co-Chairs:
Mellonie Brown-Zacarias, mellonieb9@aol.com or Jacky Nyamwanda, jnyamwanda@suffolk.edu

 

Congratulations to the Winners of the
2019 AAMD Student Writing Competition!

1st Place: Optimization of Auto-Generated Chest-Wall Radiation Treatment Plans Developed for Post-Mastectomy Breast Cancer Patients in Underserved Clinics

Authors: Temiloluwa Esho, BS; Christine Chung, BS; Juanita Thompson, BS; Mahsa Dehghanpour, EdD, MS, CMD; Jordan Sutton, BS, CMD; Simona Shaitelman, MD, EdM; Kelly Kisling, PhD, MS, DABR; Laurence Court, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Medical Dosimetry Program; Houston, TX

 

2nd Place: Dosimetric Comparison between Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy and a Hybrid Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy and Segmented Field-in-Field Technique for Post-Mastectomy Chest Wall and Regional Lymph Node Irradiation

Authors: Karen Lang, BS, RT(T); Brianne Loritz, BS, RT(T); Adam Schwartz, BS;  Ashley Hunzeker, MS, CMD; Nishele Lenards, PhD, CMD, RT(R)(T), FAAMD; Lee Culp, MS, CMD, RT(T); Randi Finley, CMD, BS, RT(R)(T); Kimberly S. Corbin, MD

Institution: University of Wisconsin La Crosse Medical Dosimetry Program; La Crosse, WI

 

3rd Place: MR-Linac Collimator Size Limitation and Impact on the Treatment of GYN Patients

Authors: Richard Corbett III, BS; Mark Mergler, BS; Alberto Avila; Jamie Baker, PhD, MEd, CMD; Pam Castillo, BS, CMD; Angela Sobremonte, BS, CMD; Belinda Lee, BS, CMD; Sastry Vedam, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Medical Dosimetry Program; Houston, TX