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, February 29 at 1:00 PM ET
Title: 3D Planning and Segmentation in RayStation
Presented by: David Granville, BRST, CMD

This session will include a general segmentation tutorial and a demo of the automation available with Deep Learning Segmentation. It will cover the 3D planning workflow, showing manual tools as well as automation. It will also show the use of protocols and templates with a brief look at scripting capabilities. In the new version 2023B, the automated field in field planning will be covered as well.  



Thursday, March 21 at 1:00 PM ET
Title: VMAT Planning in Monaco: Constraint Optimization, Robust Templates, and Automation
Presented by: Paul Barry, BSc, (RT)

This webinar will cover the basics of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), using Monaco TPS. We’ll delve into how constraint optimization functions in the context of VMAT, and the role it plays in formulating effective treatment plans. The session will also focus on the use of robust templates to achieve efficiency and standardization in planning and delivery of treatments. Lastly, we’ll discuss the benefits of leveraging automation in enhancing the precision and speed of VMAT planning. 


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