American Association of Physicists in Medicine

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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 two scientific journals Medical Physics and The Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (JACMP), as well as 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 and has over 8000 full members.[2]

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