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SDAMPP is a nonprofit organization whose prime objective is the advancement of education in the scientific field of medical physics. This objective is pursued through discussions, meetings, collaboration, and the shared perspectives of those in positions of leadership within academic programs of medical physics. The Society has the following missions in furtherance of this objective:

  • To promote the advancement of medical physics education worldwide;
  • To encourage coordination between academic medical physics programs;
  • To foster establishment of educational best practices in medical physics;
  • To monitor production of medical physics trainees relative to the job market;
  • To assist new academic medical physics programs in getting started;
  • To foster coordination of the graduate and residency elements of medical physics training;
  • To provide a forum for discussion among leaders of academic medical physics programs;
  • To serve as a voice for leaders of academic medical physics programs;
  • To engage leaders of academic medical physics programs around the world to provide better and more consistent medical physics training.

IMPORTANT NEWS:

E. Ishmael Parsai has been elected via special election to fill the Chair of the Board position for 2020.  Dr. Parsai served as Chair in 2019, and due to an unfilled President-Elect position in 2018, he agreed to serve another year as Chair if membership would elect him again.  Congratulations!


CAMPEP statement regarding COVID-19 related interruptions to graduate/residency programs


Medical Physics Residency Training and Promotion Subcommittee Report in Jan/Feb Newsletter

AAPM's Medical Physics Residency Training and Promotion Subcommittee recently published a Q&A session with residency program directors to learn about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of selecting a resident. This was originally published in the January/February AAPM Newsletter (page 19) by Hania Al-Hallaq, Edward Clouser, and Wei Luo. That text can be viewed here as well.


SDAMPP/AAPM Webinar:

Spring Webinar – May 11, 2020

Town Hall Discussion regarding “How has COVID-19 altered medical physics education and clinical training?”

Available Under Meetings/Webinars

Winter Webinar – March 12, 2020

Strategies for Identifying and Remediating the Struggling Learner in a Residency Program

Available Under Meetings/Webinars


SDAMPP Annual Meeting

SDAMPP 2019 Annual Meeting Presentation

SDAMPP 2019 Business Meeting Presentation


SDAMPP Position Statements

SDAMPP, CAMPEP and AAPM Education Council Letter to Graduate Program Directors Regarding Medical Physics Training Disruptions Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

SDAMPP, CAMPEP and AAPM Education Council Letter to Residency Program Directors Regarding Medical Physics Training Disruptions Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

SDAMPP Position Statement Regarding ABR Surveillance Requirements for Programs

SDAMPP Board Letter to ABR Regarding Changes to Part 1 Eligibility Requirements

SDAMPP Position Statement on the Match System for Admissions to Medical Physics Residencies | AAPM Position Statement on the Match


Education Council’s Report in May/June Newsletter Highlighting 2019 Match

Dr. John Antolak (Chair of the Educational Practices Committee) recently published a summary of the 2019 MedPhys match results, which is now in it’s 5th year. It can be read here.


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