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American Association of Physicists in Medicine

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is a scientific, educational, and professional organization of Medical Physicists.[1]

Its headquarters are located at the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.

Publications include a scientific journal (Medical Physics), technical reports, and symposium proceedings.

The purposes of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine are to promote the application of physics to medicine and biology and to encourage interest and training in Medical Physics and related fields. The AAPM has established Medical Physics as its primary scientific and informational journal. The AAPM is a Member of the American Institute of Physics .

See also


  1. ^ Physicists: Fear of Diagnostic Radiation Is Overblown,U.S. News & World Report - Jan 17, 2012

External links

  • AAPM web site
  • Medical Physics Journal
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