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COVID-19 Updates
April 06, 2020
Navigating COVID-19: A Message from the COMP Board on How Medical Physicists Can Help Update from COMP: Impact of COVID-19

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Aug 7 - Sask. cuts PET wait times / Tomato juice and the mitigation of DNA damage / Ms. Philippines Earth is a #MedPhys / More on the Brexit effect
August 07, 2017
Saskatchewan cuts PET Scan wait times to one week, thanks to the new source of fluorine-18, click here to read more. Looking for the foods t...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 31 - COMP Members honoured at AAPM / Career advice from Women in Science / PET Scans and Alzheimer treatment / The Brexit effect on Cancer treatment
July 31, 2017
Career Advice From 6 Incredibly Successful Women In Science - including one Medical Physicist! Click here for the Refinery29 article.  PET S...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Apr 10 - ASM EarlyBird Reminder / APBI Symposium / Stretches for Sitters / Workshop on Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy
April 10, 2017
One month left to register at ASM early bird pricing, don't miss out on the savings! The May 19 2017 Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation ...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Mar 6 - Happy Intl Women's Day! MPW dedicated to Women / Ottawa APBI Symposium / March JNM available / CANSSI Workshop Poster
March 06, 2017
Happy International Womens' Day (March 8, 2017)! A special issue of MPW dedicated to Women has been officially released. Click here to access thi...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Dec 5 - Physics awareness with High School / Guitar Physics / MedPhys Reddit Page
December 05, 2016
Queen's University is bringing awareness to the world of physics to over 200 high school students. The project is lead by a physics student curre...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Nov 14 - Abstract Deadline Nov 18 / New Linac for NRC / Winter School Welcome to Varian! / AAPM Endorsement
November 14, 2016
This Friday, November 18 is the deadline for Imaging Winter School Abstracts, click here for the instructions. COMP attended the official openin...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Nov 7 - IDMP / MPWB / Nov 18 Abstract Deadline / Post-ASM 2017 Activity
November 07, 2016
What a great IDMP, we wonder if everyone might be in a sugar coma following all the cake...? Thanks to everyone who made this year's IDMP so much f...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Oct 31 - CWC Women's History Initiative / more ideas for celebrating #IDMP / MPWB update!
October 31, 2016
The COMP Women's Committee appealed to the membership over the last month with the #medphysbecauseofher twitter and facebook conversations. Thank...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Oct 24 Research Rockstar / Registration open for Winter School! / IDMP is right around the corner....
October 24, 2016
Research Rockstar: COMP's own Wendy Smith from the Alberta Cancer Foundation, click here to read about why Wendy loves her job so much! Imaging...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Sept 26 - New Technologies from Nobel Theory / 3D Printing and MedPhys / New International Book on Writing to Get Published
September 26, 2016
How faculties and applied topics (including medical physics) come together using Nobel-winning theory to create new technologies: Scientific Amer...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of August 1 - LinkedIn Article/ AAPM Annual Meeting
August 01, 2016
Week of August 1, 2016 Wishing you were outside enjoying the summer weather instead of inside at work? Here's a quick LinkedIn Article to remind...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 25, 2016 - Award Winners / ASM Social Media
July 25, 2016
Week of July 25, 2016 Congratulations to the following Award Winners: COMP Gold Medal - Peter Raaphorst FCOMP Awards: Boyd McCurdy Peter M...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016
Week of June 27, 2016 In memoriam: A beautiful Facebook tribute page to the life of Dr. Michael Sharpe can be found by clicking here. New progr...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016
Week of June 13, 2016 The job board has been busy again this week, check out the new opportunities by clicking here. Great article on how one s...