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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 30 – January 2023 InterACTIONS!/Ultrasound 'Tornado' Technique to Treat Blood Clots/Grant Writing Mentoring Program

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 30 – January 2023 InterACTIONS!/Ultrasound 'Tornado' Technique to Treat Blood Clots/Grant Writing Mentoring Program

The January 2023 Issue of InterACTIONS is now available! Researchers from North Caroline State University have found that the “vortex ultrasounds” method could break...

January 30, 2023

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 23 – Embracing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity in Cancer Care: Starting at the Surface/Digital Chest X-ray Technique Improves Detection of Lung Lesions/LAST WEEK to Register for COMP Winter School

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 23 – Embracing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity in Cancer Care: Starting at the Surface/Digital Chest X-ray Technique Improves Detection of Lung Lesions/LAST WEEK to Register for COMP Winter School

Learn more about the gaps in education surrounding radiation-induced skin reactions amongst patients of different skin tones through the CWC-IDEA article in...

January 23, 2023

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 16 – Novel PET Radiotracer Reduces Number of False-Positive Cancer Findings After COVID-19 Vaccination/Communications Committee Update/Two Weeks Left to Register for COMP Winter School!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 16 – Novel PET Radiotracer Reduces Number of False-Positive Cancer Findings After COVID-19 Vaccination/Communications Committee Update/Two Weeks Left to Register for COMP Winter School!

A novel PET radiotracer can reduce the number of false-positive cancer findings after the COVID-19 vaccination. Wondering what the Communications Committee gets up to?...

January 16, 2023

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COMP Pieces of Interest for the Week of January 9 – Call for Abstracts – CARO-COMP JSM/8 ways to reduce musculoskeletal pain from the radiology workstation/2022 Innovation Grant Competition - Re-launch!

COMP Pieces of Interest for the Week of January 9 – Call for Abstracts – CARO-COMP JSM/8 ways to reduce musculoskeletal pain from the radiology workstation/2022 Innovation Grant Competition - Re-launch!

The call for abstracts is now open for the 2023 CARO-COMP Joint Scientific Meeting! According to a recent survey published in Academic Radiology, there are at least eight...

January 9, 2023

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 2 – COMP Awards Recipients/Keto and Brain Imaging/Happy New Year!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of January 2 – COMP Awards Recipients/Keto and Brain Imaging/Happy New Year!

Some incredible Medical Physicists were honoured at this year’s COMP Awards Ceremony is Quebec City. Read about all the COMP award recipients in the last issue of...

January 2, 2023

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 26 – Recap of the COMP ASM 2022/EDI Climate Survey/Happy Holidays!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 26 – Recap of the COMP ASM 2022/EDI Climate Survey/Happy Holidays!

Did you miss this year’s COMP ASM? Read Nathan Becker’s recap of the first COMP Conference back in person! The AAPM and COMP have launched and EDI Climate Survey open...

December 26, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 19 – CCPM Chief Examiner Report/ Compact radiation detector and dynamic PET/Deadline Extended – Indigenous Trainee Award

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 19 – CCPM Chief Examiner Report/ Compact radiation detector and dynamic PET/Deadline Extended – Indigenous Trainee Award

Learn about 2022 MCCPM exams in this year’s CCPM Chief Examiner Report. Shirin Abbasinejad Enger’s team at the Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, are working...

December 19, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 12 - IC3DDose Lookback/New ASTRO Recommendations/CWC-IDEA Statement on Protests in Iran

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 12 - IC3DDose Lookback/New ASTRO Recommendations/CWC-IDEA Statement on Protests in Iran

Read COMP Member Luc Beaulieu’s lookback on the International Conference on 3D and Advance Dosimetry held in Quebec City this past June. New ASTRO recommendations on the...

December 12, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 5 – Membership Renewal is Now Open!/Winter School Award for Indigenous Trainees/Message from the InterACTIONS Editor

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of December 5 – Membership Renewal is Now Open!/Winter School Award for Indigenous Trainees/Message from the InterACTIONS Editor

Membership renewal is now open! Click here to renew your membership. Do you identify as a member of a First Nations, Métis or Inuit community? COMP is providing two COMP...

December 5, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of November 28 - There's Still Time to Submit Your Winter School Abstracts/October Executive Director Report/Imaging Research in Prostate Cancer Awareness Session

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of November 28 - There's Still Time to Submit Your Winter School Abstracts/October Executive Director Report/Imaging Research in Prostate Cancer Awareness Session

There's still time to submit your abstracts! The deadline to submit abstracts has been extended to Friday, December 2nd. Become part of the program by submitting an...

November 28, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of November 21 – Winter School Indigenous Trainee Awards/True Tales of Medical Physics Blog/Message from the CCPM President

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of November 21 – Winter School Indigenous Trainee Awards/True Tales of Medical Physics Blog/Message from the CCPM President

COMP is providing two COMP Winter School registration award for Indigenous trainees who are in the fields of medical physics, radiation oncology, or radiation therapy....

November 21, 2022

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Pieces of interest from COMP for the week of November 14 – 2022 Innovation Grant Competition/Message From the COMP President/IDEAs at Home: STEM Outreach

Pieces of interest from COMP for the week of November 14 – 2022 Innovation Grant Competition/Message From the COMP President/IDEAs at Home: STEM Outreach

COMP has an agreement with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to fund one or more Innovation Grants to enhance the safe use of ionizing radiation in medicine....

November 14, 2022

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