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The SFBAC 2015 Fall Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, November 6th 2015, at the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek/Contra Costa Ballroom. Please pre-register by contacting Cynthia Chuang (e-mail:


San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Amercian Association of Physicists in Medicine

 “Medical Physicists – Committed to Public Safety”

Friday, November 6, 2015

at the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek / Contra Costa Ballroom

1345 Treat Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA 94597



& Registration:                  10:30AM

   Meet & Mingle at Lunch:              11:00-NOON

        SF Chapter Meeting                     NOON-12:30PM

  CAMPEP Accredited Meeting:     12:30 to 5PM

Reception with Vendors:                      5-6PM



Speakers will include:            

Bruce Curran, President-Elect of the Amercian Association of Physicists in Medicine;  Gonzalo Perez, Chief of the California Radiologic Health Branch, Ira Schneider-Ca RHB Medical, Academic and Pharmacy Licensing, Jerrold Bushberg, PhD, Senior Vice President of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP);

And others…



·      Full member admission is $40 and this includes, lunch, snacks, reception, and CAMPEP Credit

·      PostDocs, Residents, and Graduate Student admission is FREE, but they must register in advance


·      Please pre-register by contacting CYNTHIA CHUNG  Email:


·      Please check the SF AAPM website for updates:


·      Walnut Creek Embassy Suites is located adjacent to Pleasant Hill BART – Multiple parking options available 


This event is supported in part by various manufacturers of medical physics technology, who will also be present at the event.


Preliminary Agenda

2014 Meeting of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the AAPM: “The Future of Medical Physics & Technology”




8:00-10:30                   Vendor Set-Up


10:30                           Registration / Sign-In


11-Noon                      Lunch is served – Meet and Mingle with Friends and Colleagues


NOON-12:30              Chapter Business meeting: Updates on Chapter Activities:

                                           Election Of Officers, Young Investigator Symposium, ABR

                                    Certification Courses/Mock orals, Community Clinic Residency


12:30-1:30 PM           Presentation 1: “Updates from the President-Elect of the


                                    (Bruce Curran, Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth

                                    University, and President-Elect of the AAPM)


1:30 – 2:15 PM           Presentation 2:  “Updates from the California Radiologic

                                    Health Branch (RHB)”

                                    (Presented by Gonzalo Perez, Branch Chief, Calif. Dept of Public

                                     Health, Radiologic Health Branch)

2:15-2:30 PM             Break – Refreshments Will be Served


2:30-3:00 PM             Refreshments continued  with Platinum Talks :(5 min

                                    overviews of new developments from our sponsors)


3:00-3:45 PM             Presentation 3:  “Radiologic Health Branch: Medical

                                    Modernization Project”

                                    (Presented by Ira Schneider, Senior Health Physicist, Calif. Dept

                                     of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch)


4:00-5:00 PM              Presentation 4: “Updates from the National Council on

                                     Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP)”  

                                     (Presented by Jerrold Bushberg, PhD, Professor of Radiology

                                     and Radiation Oncology at UC Davis and Senior Vice

                                     President of NCRP)


5:00-6 PM                  Wine & Cheese Reception with Vendors

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