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2022 Agenda

Friday, April 8, 2022

8:00

2022 Program Introduction

Jie Shi, Ph.D., Sun Nuclear, Melbourne, FL

Facing the Challenges in Safety & Quality Control

8:15

Cybersecurity Issues in RT and Solutions

Mike Kijewski, M.S., MedCrypt, San Diego, CA

8:45

Fault Recovery in Radiation Therapy - TG-314

Steven Sutlief, Ph.D., Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Gilbert, AZ

9:15

Incident Learning in Challenging Times - A Physician's Perspective

Bhisham Chera, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

9:45

Simulated Error Training for the Physics Plan Review

Jacqueline T. Faught, Ph.D., AAPM Working Group on Prevention of Errors on Radiation Oncology, Memphis, TN

10:15

BREAK

10:30

Medical Physics 3.0 and Imaging QA

Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., AAPM President Elect, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

11:00

Understand Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model with Monte Carlo Simulations

Alex Price, M.S., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

11:30

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Bill Simon, M.S., Sun Nuclear, Melbourne, FL

12:15

LUNCH

Practical Dosimetry & QA

1:15

Comparison of Vendor-Dependent versus Commercially-Available, Independent LINAC QA

Cassandra Stambaugh, Ph.D., Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

1:45

Clinical Experience of a Comprehensive and Automated Machine QA Platform

David Morris, M.Sc., Clatterbridge Cancer Center, Liverpool, UK

2:15

Evaluating Clinical Workflow Changes Using Transit In Vivo Dosimetry

Evy Bossuyt, M.Sc., Iridium Netwerk, Wilrijk, Belgium

2:45

In Vivo Dosimetry for VMAT TBI Patients

David Barbee, Ph.D., NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

3:15

BREAK

3:45

Point/Counterpoint: Pretreatment Patient-Specific Measurement Should Be Replaced with In Vivo Solutions - Part I

Moyed Miften, Ph.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

4:15

Point/Counterpoint: Pretreatment Patient-Specific Measurement Should Be Replaced with In Vivo Solutions - Part II

Jean Moran, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

4:45

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Steven Sutlief, Ph.D., Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Gilbert, AZ

5:15

Conclusion of Day One

6:00

NETWORKING RECEPTION


2022 Agenda

Saturday, April 9, 2022

New Treatment Technologies & QA

8:15

Safety and QA of BGRT Using the RefleXion

Bin Cai, Ph.D., UT Southwest Medical Center, Dallas, TX

8:45

Unlocking a Closed System: Dosimetric Commissioning of Halcyon in a Multivendor Environment

Vladimir Feygelman, Ph.D., Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

9:00

Errors in Generating Synthetic CTs for Use in Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Deon Dick, Ph.D., Jaeger Corporation, Omaha, NE

9:15

Evaluation of Dosimetry Tools for UHDR Flash Radiotherapy

Mahbubur Rahman, Ph.D., Dartmouth College, West Lebanon, NH

9:45

BREAK

10:00

Patient-Specific QA for Small Target Treatments Using Spatially Fractionated Radiotherapy

Maria Carmen Banos-Capilla, Ph.D., Hospital
Vithas Consuelo, Valencia, Spain

10:30

Is AI Prediction Ready for Measurement-Based Patient-Specific QA?

Justus Adamson, Ph.D., Duke University, Durham, NC

11:00

Clinical Implementation of a MRgRT Quality Management Program

Jinzhong Yang, Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

11:30

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Greg Robinson, M.S., CMD, RTT, Sun Nuclear, Melbourne, FL

12:00

LUNCH

Commissioning & QA for SRS/SBRT

1:00

Commissioning and QA of HyperArc/Edge

Richard Popple, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

1:30

CAVMAT: a Robust Single-Isocenter-Multiple-Target SRS Technique

Edward T. Cullom, M.S., Duke University, Durham, NC

2:00

An Overview of Hypofractionated Treatment Effects in the Clinic (HyTEC)

Issam EI Naqa, Ph.D., Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

2:30

Improving Dosimetry Data Collection for SRS/SBRT Commissioning

Jason Tracy, M.S., DABR, RT(T), Sun Nuclear, Melbourne, FL

3:00

BREAK

3:30

Evaluation of a Diode Array as an Alternative to Film-Based Methods for CyberKnife Machine QA

Pedro Cardoso, M.Sc., Hospital Vila Nova Star, Brazil

4:00

Advances and Challenges in the Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases

Angelica Perez-Andujar, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, West Harrison, NY

4:30

Program Conclusion