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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:

SDMAPP has once again managed a peaceful transition of power of its duly elected officers. On January 1, Wayne Newhauser assumed the office of President, Hania Al-Hallaq assumed the office of President-Elect, and Beth Schueler assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors. Bud Wendt continues in the office of Treasurer. Sam Armato will continue as Secretary.


Coming Soon: Amendments to By-Laws

Important vote in January 2021: membership will vote on proposed amendments to update our bylaws. Please make your voice heard on this important items. All voting members will receive an email with details in January 2021.


2021 SDAMPP Annual Meeting

The 2021 SDAMPP Annual Meeting will be conducted virtually again this year due to the pandemic. A “save-the-date announcement” will be circulated in February.


Webinars

SDAMPP will be producing a new webinar series for 2021 with several modules intended for new and aspiring leaders of medical physics education programs. More information about this series will be available in February.


Interview Calendar

The SDAMPP online Interviewing calendar, a popular feature freely available to all, is available for CY 2021.


Get Involved!

Are you interested in getting involved in the workings of SDAMPP? Currently, we have several committee positions open and anticipate several more opening up in the near future. Contact us if you would like to know more.


Recent 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.


PAY DUES HERE

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SDAMPP BBS

Click here to gain access to the SDAMPP BBS. You will be redirected to AAPM website to login to your account to access the SDAMPP BBS. Your credentials will be same as your login info.