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Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Jan 20 - VR in Medical Imaging Training/More FLASH News/Abstract Submissions for Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting/Are Lead Aprons Necessary?
January 20, 2020
Students can now use virtual reality training to learn about radiographic hand positioning skills. Research suggests there may be a way to admin......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of January 13 – Top 10 Reasons to be a COMP Member/Less Than a Second for Radiation/Alpha DaRT Technology/Volunteer Positions
January 13, 2020
It is renewal time at COMP, a great time to reflect on the value of membership. Check out the top 10 reasons for academics and students to join a......

Celebrating the Life of John "Jack" Robert Cunningham
January 10, 2020
The medical physics community in Canada was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague J.R. "Jack" Cunningham. Jack was a t......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Jan 6 – Fujifilm and Medical Imaging/Deadline for CE Funding/Sylvia Fedoruk Prize/ASM 2019 CE Session 1
January 06, 2020
How Fujifilm buying Hitachi’s diagnostic imaging-related business could change medical imaging - read about the recent acquisition here.  Deadli......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Dec 30 – Canadian Winter School Early Bird Rate/WesCan 20/20 Registration/PET Imaging and Prostate Cancer/Turning the Tide for Women in Science
December 30, 2019
Only 9 days left to get a discounted registration rate for Canadian Winter School!! Register now!  WesCan 20/20: Maintaining Clarity in a Comple......

#IMDP2019 Connections: Celebrating medical physics across the globe!
November 07, 2019
This year #IDMP2019 is all about celebrating the interconnected international Medical Physics Community!   ...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Oct 7-Winter School Feb 2-6/One month away from IDMP/Creativity in Science
October 07, 2019
Save the date for WinterSchool, February 2-6 in Mont Tremblant! More details coming.   We are one month away from #IDMP2019: Marie Curie is......

COMP Endorses AAPM Position Statement on the Use of Patient Gonadal and Fetal Shielding
July 29, 2019
COMP officially endorsed this AAPM Position Statement at its Board meeting on June 25, 2019. COMP acknowledges that adopting these changes in Canad......