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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 13th 2021 – CHUM Physicists and International Medical Physics Week/Lecture 1: Medical Imaging Lecture Series/Immediate Reading Mammograms May Speed Up Workflow

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 13th 2021 – CHUM Physicists and International Medical Physics Week/Lecture 1: Medical Imaging Lecture Series/Immediate Reading Mammograms May Speed Up Workflow

Read about how CHUM Physicists Celebrated Their First International Medical Physics Week in the latest issue of InterACTIONS. The first Medical Imaging Lecture in the...

September 13, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 6 – IDMP Contest/Medical Imaging Lecture Series/International Conference on Monte Carlo Techniques for Medical applications/C³ Seminar Series

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 6 – IDMP Contest/Medical Imaging Lecture Series/International Conference on Monte Carlo Techniques for Medical applications/C³ Seminar Series

You can now download our handy cartoon template for the IDMP 2021 contest! Registration is now open for the Medical Imaging Lecture Series.   The International ...

September 6, 2021

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International Day of Medical Physics 2021

International Day of Medical Physics 2021

November 7th is International Day of Medical Physics and every year COMP tries to promote and celebrate this special day with a competition. This year’s theme is...

September 2, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 30 – Imaging Lecture Series/New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer Screening/IDMP 2021 Contest!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 30 – Imaging Lecture Series/New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer Screening/IDMP 2021 Contest!

A series of one-hour virtual Imaging lectures will be taking place in September, October, November, January, March and April. Details and registration coming soon! A new...

August 30, 2021

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 23 – IDMP 2021/CNSC Expectations on Emergency Preparedness/Rad Women in Canada

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 23 – IDMP 2021/CNSC Expectations on Emergency Preparedness/Rad Women in Canada

This year’s IDMP theme is “Communicating the Role of Medical Physicists to the Public” stay tuned for details on this year’s COMP IDMP activities! Read about CNSC...

August 23, 2021

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Call for IDMP Award Nominations

Call for IDMP Award Nominations

  IDMP - This award recognizes excellence in Medical Physics with a particular view of promoting medical physics to a larger audience and highlighting the contributions...

July 8, 2021

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Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists Announces the Recipient of the   2021 Gold Medal Award

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists Announces the Recipient of the 2021 Gold Medal Award

The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2021 Gold medal is Dr. Gino Fallone.  The Gold Medal is the highest...

June 14, 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 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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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...

September 16, 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...

September 16, 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...

September 16, 2021

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