Student Call For Abstracts

01/18/2021 12:41 PM | Steve Herchko (Administrator)

All students attending a Florida-based Medical Physics program are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 2021 FL AAPM Spring Meeting. The top submissions will be invited to give a 15-minute oral presentation and compete for prizes.  The 15-minute time slot will consist of a 12-minute presentation followed by a 3-minute question and answer session.  Due to the virtual nature of the meeting, all selected presentations must be pre-recorded and submitted in advance of the meeting (deadline of March 8, 2021).  Presenters must be present (on-line) during the meeting for a live Q&A following your presentation.

Please email your abstract (300-word limit) to Deborah Schofield at Include the following in your submission:

BODY OF EMAIL:   Contact information, author, institution, and title
ATTACHMENT:        Attach a
BLINDED copy (no author or institution identifiers) of the abstract and title as an attachment in either word or pdf format. An optional 1-page supporting document may also be included (in addition to the abstract).

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline:
            Midnight on February 3, 2021
Abstract disposition notification:        February 8, 2021
Presentation Submission Deadline:    March 8, 2021 (for the selected presentations)


3rd Place:        Cash Prize

2nd Place:        Cash Prize

1st Place:       The student will be sponsored (airfare*, 2 nights hotel**, and a 1-day student registration) to represent our chapter at the AAPM National meeting MedPhys Slam competition in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Note:  Due to the fluid nature surrounding Covid-19, a scholarship of equivalent value will be provided if the national meeting is converted to a virtual event)


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