Medical Physics 3.0 (MP3.0) is an initiative to enact, express, and enhance the full value of physics towards human health that includes practice, administrative, scientific, and educational goals. It also includes exploration of areas beyond radiotherapy and imaging.Learn MoreWatch
Approaches, principles, expectations, postures, and ways of being that allow us to be better partners to the practiceView Practices
Learn about the broad and specific opportunities for growth in the field of medical physicsOpportunities for Growth
reinvigorating the role of physics in clinical medicine
Our motto is “Physics for Every Patient”
The driving force of our committee is to redefine, reinvigorate, and promote the practice of sustainable excellence in medical physics.
Every patient’s care can be improved by a medical physicist and every clinic should have a medical physicist.
Greater personalization and precision in procedures, and expansion on radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, nuclear physics, health physics, and beyond.
Creating transformational change in the practice of medical physics is by nature intrinsically uncertain. This challenging undertaking requires a multi-pronged approach through subcommittees. SMART is meant to invoke the character of intentionality, intelligence, effectiveness, and leanness in targeting the objectives of MP3.0.
Devise working models and practice norms that encourage and facilitate the practice of MP3.0.Learn More
Define and encourage strong and explicit technical, clinical, and leadership competencies for practicing medical physicists to fully contribute.Learn More
Encourage the development of technological resources that enable the practice of MP3.0 efficiently and consistently.Learn More
To develop comprehensive professional expectations for MP3.0 practice through intentional regulations, guidelines, and accreditation.Learn More
Advocate for the role and potential of medical physics to non-physicist professions, colleagues (e.g., administrators, physicians), and patients.Learn More
To develop a comprehensive communications strategy for MP3.0 to raise awareness among AAPM members of needed changes and evolution.Learn More
Identify the needs and opportunities for medical physics research and clinical practice in fields of medicine beyond radiology and radiation oncology.Learn More
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