Student Resources (FREE)

As part of the Strategic Plan to help prepare students to enter the medical dosimetry profession, AAMD has partnered with vendors to offer FREE webinars, exclusively to AAMD student members. AAMD is proud to offer these supplemental trainings and is thankful to our partners for sharing their time and resources.

Upcoming Webinars:

Thursday, June 20 at 1:00 PM ET
RaySearch Americas
Title: Proton Planning in RayStation
Presented by: Craig McKenzie, CMD, RT(R)(T)

Proton planning in RayStation is one of our strongest areas of expertise with many advanced features in one platform.  RayStation also plans for all proton delivery systems.  This session will start at the basics of beam computation settings and plan creation.  It will then show proton planning techniques to include SFO/SFUD (Single field optimization) and MFO (multi-field optimization), even in the same plan.  Finally, it will show how RayStation handles Robust optimization and evaluation, spot visualization, LET optimization and evaluation, as well as discrete arcs. 



Available Recordings

Imaging in Radiotherapy
Sponsor: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Recorded on: 4/27/23
Presented by: Lucas Thompson, RT(R)(MR), Director - MR Cancer Therapy Market Development,
Siemens Healthineers, and Richard Brandenburg, Cancer Therapy Clinical Specialist, Siemens Healthineers

Introduction to 3D Planning in Eclipse
Sponsor: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Recorded on: 5/15/23
Presented by: Kayla Brown, MS, CMD, Manager of the Quality Insurance Program/Senior Dosimetrist,
Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Introduction to VMAT Planning in Eclipse
Sponsor: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Recorded on: 6/27/23
Presented by: Christy Stokes, CMD, Instructor Clinical Applications, Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Transforming Unconnected Data into Clinical Knowledge with Velocity
Sponsor: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Recorded on: 8/31/23
Presented by: Sean Kim, BS, CMD, RT(R)(T), Clinical Applications Specialist-Western Region, Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Adaptive Radiotherapy: Online vs Offline
Sponsor: Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company
Recorded on: 10/26/23
Presented by: Juliana Simoes, Medical Physicist, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Adaptive Solutions,
Siemens Healthineers

Efficient Treatment Planning Solutions: Keeping Dosimetrists’ Expertise in the Driver's Seat
Sponsor: Radformation
Recorded on: 11/7/23
Presented by: Mariel Cornell, CMD, Strategic Clinical Success Manager, Radformation and
Destiny Jacobs, CMD, Clinical Success Manager, Radformation

Introduction to Monaco: Navigating 3-D planning
Sponsor: Elekta
Recorded on: 1/18/24
Presented by: Jennifer Davis, BS, CMD, RT(T), Director Technical Sales, Elekta

3D Planning and Segmentation in RayStation
Sponsor: RaySearch

Recorded on: 2/29/24
Presented by: David Granville, BRST, CMD, Senior Application Specialist, RaySearch Americas

VMAT Planning in Monaco: Constraint Optimization, Robust Templates, and Automation
Sponsor: Elekta
Recorded on: 3/21/24
Presented by: Paul Barry, BSc, (RT), Director Technical Clinical Sales, Elekta

Inverse Optimization in RayStation to Include General IMRT, MCO, VMAT and Co-Optimization
Sponsor: RaySearch Americas
Recorded on: 4/18/24
Presented by: Joe Dunlap, CMD, Senior Application Specialist, RaySearch Americas

Adaptive Planning in Monaco for Conventional Linacs
Sponsor: Elekta
Recorded on: 5/23/24
Presented by: Brett Sloman, BHSc, CMD, RT(T)