2014 NWAAPM Fall Meeting

“Celebrating Madam Curie’s Birthday and Advances in Cancer Radiation Treatment”

Friday, November 7, 2014

UW Medicine South Lake Union Campus
850 Republican St. Seattle, WA 98109

About the UW South Lake Union Campus

In collaboration with UW Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology

The Fall Northwest Chapter of the AAPM is hosting a one-day symposium on Friday, November 7th, 2014 at the UW Medicine, South Lake Union (SLU), Seattle, WA. The symposium is entitled “Celebrating Madam Curie’s Birthday and Advances in Cancer Radiation Treatment”. The lecture begins with our keynote speaker Robert D. Stewart, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Washington, Department of Radiation Oncology and his talk is entitled: “Radiation Response Modeling from the Molecular to Tissue”.

We are also soliciting abstracts from our membership. Those wishing to submit an abstract (250 word maximum) for consideration as a regular presentation may do so here after September 16th. Medical physics graduate students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration for our Young Investigator Session. A special panel will review all young investigator abstract submissions to choose those selected for presentation.

These presentations will be judged and ranked for awards. The total time allocated for each talk will be thirty minutes for our regular session and fifteen minutes for talks in the young investigator session. Abstract submissions are due before 5 PM PST, October 1, 2014 and should be submitted by email attachment as a PDF or Word file to

Registration Information for attendees and students

Registration fees for the meeting are $50 per person excepting $25.00 for students, residents and postdoctoral fellows. A continental breakfast, lunch and a social event are included in the registration fee. Please register today.

For more information regarding Hotel Accommodations, Continuing Education Credits and Registration see:

Vendor Information

Vendors should take advantage of this opportunity to meet and mix with medical physicists, dosimetrists and RTTs from across the state and region. There are very high quality presentations scheduled for your additional enjoyment. Your registration fee includes, breakfast, lunch, and also refreshments throughout the day.

Additionally, vendor registration includes an invitation to a dinner on Thursday, November 6th, 2014, 6:00pm at the Six-Seven Restaurant, The Edgewater Hotel in Seattle. At the dinner you will meet our symposium sponsor ELEKTA, our speakers, Symposium Organizers and NW Chapter Executive Committee Members.

After the meeting, you are welcome to join us in a social event. This will immediately follow the meeting at the UW Medicine South Lake Union in the main lobby. During the all-day Friday symposium you will be provided with a skirted table and space for your displays and a contact list for all of the attendees at the event. Please register for the meeting.

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The Northwest Chapter of the AAPM is a regional chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine ( covering the  states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.  We hold two educational meetings each year with a goal of advancing the science, education and professional practice of Medical Physics.
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