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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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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of April 19 – COMP ASM 2021 Preliminary Program!/Message from the COMP President/CARO COVID-19 Webinar/#MedPhysSpotlight

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of April 19 – COMP ASM 2021 Preliminary Program!/Message from the COMP President/CARO COVID-19 Webinar/#MedPhysSpotlight

The COMP ASM 2021 preliminary program is here! Read the latest Message from the COMP President in the April 2021 Issue of InterACTIONS. CARO Webinar - Year Two of the...

April 19, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of April 12 – April Issue InterACTIONS/CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial/Winter School 2022/MRI-guided Brachytherapy

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of April 12 – April Issue InterACTIONS/CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial/Winter School 2022/MRI-guided Brachytherapy

The April 2021 issue of InterACTIONS is now available online! Last week to submit nominations for the CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial. Nominations are due April 15, 2021....

April 12, 2021

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2021 Mini-ic3DDose Virtual Meeting

2021 Mini-ic3DDose Virtual Meeting

Prior to the spring of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, we had received a large number of high quality abstracts to the ic3DDose meeting, including those submitted to the...

April 9, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of April 5 – Mammography Workshops/Primetown Cancer Summit/French Society of Medical Physics Scientific Days/January InterACTIONS Feature

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of April 5 – Mammography Workshops/Primetown Cancer Summit/French Society of Medical Physics Scientific Days/January InterACTIONS Feature

Thursday April 8th 12pm EDT is the last day to register for the Mammography workshops! In partnership with CancerCare Manitoba and the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation,...

April 5, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of March 29 – ASM Abstract Submission Deadline Extended!/InterACTIONS January Issue Feature/COMP Mammography Workshops/Award Nominations Deadlines Coming Up!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of March 29 – ASM Abstract Submission Deadline Extended!/InterACTIONS January Issue Feature/COMP Mammography Workshops/Award Nominations Deadlines Coming Up!

The ASM abstract submission deadline has been extended to March 30th 2021 at 11:59pm EDT! Read about the 125th Anniversary of the medical Use of X-rays in Canada in the...

March 29, 2021

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Call for Nominations:  Fellow of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (FCOMP)

Call for Nominations:  Fellow of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (FCOMP)

Is there a deserving medical physicist in your organization that should be nominated to be a Fellow of COMP? Nominations are being accepted until April 30 for the Fellow of...

March 24, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of March 22 – History Paper on Cobalt-60/It’s Award Season!/ASM Abstract Submissions Closing March 24/CT Image Cross Stitch

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of March 22 – History Paper on Cobalt-60/It’s Award Season!/ASM Abstract Submissions Closing March 24/CT Image Cross Stitch

Check out this History Paper on Cobalt-60 which profiles the significant Canadian involvement (published in Medical Physics International). It’s award season! Call...

March 22, 2021

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COMP Statement Regarding Racism, Social Justice and Discrimination

COMP Statement Regarding Racism, Social Justice and Discrimination

COMP unequivocally condemns racism and discrimination, both within global society as a whole, but also within our own medical physics community. We are not immune from these...

June 9, 2020

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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...

April 21, 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...

April 21, 2021

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