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Fri, May 21



2021 Spring Symposium

2021 Spring Symposium, held virtually

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Time & Location

May 21, 2021, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


About the Event

Our DVC committee has put together another excellent program of timely talks with five invited speakers. The DVCAAPM Spring Symposium is an opportunity for professionals in medical physics to keep up to date on subjects relevant to the field and to interact with colleagues from around the Delaware Valley area. We will also have Med Phys SLAM competition. Please join us. This meeting has applied to CAMPEP for approval of 3.75 MPCEC hours.

9:00AM – 9:05AM  Opening Remarks, Shannon O'Reilly, President

9:05AM – 9:10AM  Financial Summary, Abhirup Sarkar, Treasurer

9:10AM – 9:15AM  CAMPEP credit submission information, Teh Lin, Secretary

9:15AM – 10:00AM  FLASH Radiotherapy - Challenges & Opportunities, Kristoffer Petersson, Oxford

10:00AM – 10:45AM  Aspects of FLASH and the development of the FLASH RT program at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Emil Schueler, MD Anderson

10:45AM – 11:00AM  Vendor Presentations, MIM, iRT, and Varian

11:00AM – 11:45AM  Using Radiation to Overcome Immunotherapy Resistance, James Welsh, MD Anderson

11:45AM – 1:30PM  Lunch Break

1:30PM – 1:45PM  MedPhys Slam 

  1. Haertter, Allison (PENN): Prompt gamma ray timing as a real-time dose rate monitor of FLASH proton deliveries

  2. Yang, Dae Myoung (FCCC) Radiodynamic Therapy

  3. Kassaee, Anthpny (PENN): Spine, Lung, and Liver SBRT on a Ring-Gantry Halcyon Linear Accelerator: Evaluation of Planning Techniques and Rotational Setup Errors

1:45PM – 2:00PM  Vendor Presentations, Landauer, PTW, and RaySearch

2:00PM – 2:45PM  Evolving Role of Big Data Driven: Standardization, Ontology, Analytics and Ethics In the Practice of Medical Physics, Charles Mayo, Univ Michigan -Ann Arbor

2:45PM – 3:30PM  Classification repeatability in computer-aided diagnosis using radiomic features from breast DCE- MRI, Heather Whitney, Wheaton College

3:30PM  Closing Remarks, Leonard Kim, President-Elect

Thank you all for your participation and thanks to our sponsors for this event.

Gold sponsors: iRT, Landauer, MIM, PTW, RaySearch, and Varian

Silver sponsor: LAP, VisionRT

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