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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of July 3 – Women Scientists in Medical Physics International/COMP CWC-IDEAs @ Home: Navigating the healthcare system as a daughter, a mother, and a healthcare worker/IDMP 2023

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  • In celebration of the upcoming 60th Anniversary of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP), women scientists and medical physicists who have made important contributions to the advancement of medical physics (MP) have been recognized and acknowledged in Medical Physics International (MPI), No. 9 (1042-1068), 2023.

  • COMP CWC-IDEAs @ Home: Navigating the healthcare system as a daughter, a mother, and a healthcare worker

CWC-IDEA welcomes you to join our invited speaker, Dr. Young Lee-Bartlett, on July 10 from 1:00-2:00pm ET for a discussion on how our working environment deals with caregivers and how our healthcare system is able to deal with diversity and providing equitable care.

Pre-register here, and don’t miss the chance to participate in this conversation in a welcoming space.

  • International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) is approaching, and we want to celebrate with the COMP community through a photo contest! The theme of IDMP this year is “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.”  We would love to see your interpretation through a photo and accompanying caption. Some ideas include (but are not limited to!):

-         A photo honouring a mentor or colleague that has lifted you up.

-         A defining moment in your career or educational journey.

-         A community that helped or supported you.

To submit your entry, post to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #COMP-IDMP2023 or email the photo and caption to sarah@comp-ocpm.ca. Twitter entries should also tag the COMP account @medphysCA. Note that your submission will not be visible if your social media account is private.

The winning entry selected by the COMP Communications Committee will receive $250 in Curie cash for use towards COMP membership or conference fees. Entries are due November 1, 2023. Creativity welcome!

Published on July 3, 2023

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