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ASM CO-VID-EO Contest!

ASM CO-VID-EO Contest!

Before we gather virtually, let's have some fun! Submit a video! Your video should convey the idea of connection within a group, throughout a province, across Canada, or...

June 10, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of June 7 – Amendments Made to the Radiation Protection Regulation/COMP ASM 2021 Latest Schedule-at-a-Glance/Memories from the COMP ASM 2019 in Kelowna!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of June 7 – Amendments Made to the Radiation Protection Regulation/COMP ASM 2021 Latest Schedule-at-a-Glance/Memories from the COMP ASM 2019 in Kelowna!

Read about the Amendments Made to the Radiation Protection Regulation. Check out the latest COMP ASM Schedule-at-a-Glance! Some memories from the 2019 COMP ASM in...

June 7, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of May 31 – IUPAP Young Scientist Award/COMP ASM 2021/2021 Winter School Report from a Physicist’s Perspective/Free Beginner-Friendly Workshop from McGill Medical Physics

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of May 31 – IUPAP Young Scientist Award/COMP ASM 2021/2021 Winter School Report from a Physicist’s Perspective/Free Beginner-Friendly Workshop from McGill Medical Physics

Reminder! The deadline for the IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics is July 26th. Here’s the most up-to-date schedule for the COMP Annual Scientific Meeting...

May 31, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of May 24 – Early-bird Registration Deadline Extended/COMP AGM 2021/InterACTIONS April Feature /Congratulations to Graduate and Residents!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of May 24 – Early-bird Registration Deadline Extended/COMP AGM 2021/InterACTIONS April Feature /Congratulations to Graduate and Residents!

Deadline extended for the COMP ASM Early-bird registration! Register here today. News from QARSAC’s Radiation Safety Sub-Committee. The COMP 2021 AGM will be taking...

May 24, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of 17 – LAST WEEK for COMP ASM Early Bird Registration/Congratulations to Dr. James Robar/Sunnybrook Startup to Streamline Breast Surgeries/Update from the ad hoc Committee for Action on Racism

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of 17 – LAST WEEK for COMP ASM Early Bird Registration/Congratulations to Dr. James Robar/Sunnybrook Startup to Streamline Breast Surgeries/Update from the ad hoc Committee for Action on Racism

LAST WEEK for COMP ASM 2021 Early Bird Registration! Congratulations to COMP Member Dr. James Robar, recipient of the Governor General’s Innovation Award for 3D printed...

May 17, 2021

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For Comment:  Medical Physics Associate Training Outline

For Comment: Medical Physics Associate Training Outline

Within the past 4 years, the Organization of Medical Physics Associates of Canada, OMPAC, conducted several surveys. One purpose of these surveys was to identify the physics...

May 11, 2021

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IUPAP Young Scientist Award  in Medical Physics 2021

IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics 2021

The IOMP is pleased to announce the IUPAP Young Scientist Award 2021. This award was established and funded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and...

April 22, 2021

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Impact of Program Closures at Laurentian University on Health Care and Medical Physics Education

Impact of Program Closures at Laurentian University on Health Care and Medical Physics Education

The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) deplores the degree program closures that are to be part of Laurentian University’s restructuring.  In particular,...

April 20, 2021

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COMP Endorses AAPM Position Statement on the Use of Patient Gonadal and Fetal Shielding

COMP Endorses AAPM Position Statement on the Use of Patient Gonadal and Fetal Shielding

COMP officially endorsed this AAPM Position Statement at its Board meeting on June 25, 2019. COMP acknowledges that adopting these changes in Canada will take time and is...

July 29, 2019

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of Nov 2 – IDMP2020 Contest for Curie Cash!/Radiologists Handbook/New Underground Sources of Drinking Water/ IDMP Contest Submission

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of Nov 2 – IDMP2020 Contest for Curie Cash!/Radiologists Handbook/New Underground Sources of Drinking Water/ IDMP Contest Submission

Only 8 days left!! Don’t forget to submit your IDMP 2020 “Medical Physicist as a Health Professional” photos! You could win Curie Cash which can be used towards COMP...

June 15, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of November 9 – IDMP Contest Submission/Virtual Winter School Registration and Abstract Submission/Committee Updates in InterACTIONS/Unofficial Hormesis Podcast AAPM|COMP ASM Episode

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of November 9 – IDMP Contest Submission/Virtual Winter School Registration and Abstract Submission/Committee Updates in InterACTIONS/Unofficial Hormesis Podcast AAPM|COMP ASM Episode

#IDMP2020 Contest! A moment in history: digitized polaroid image of medical physicists performing measurements during the commissioning of a newly installed linac at the...

June 15, 2021

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The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) First Annual EDI Survey

The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) First Annual EDI Survey

COMP’s Working Group Against Racism in Medical Physics is developing a survey to provide insight on how best to improve Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) within the...

June 15, 2021

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