AAMD 42nd Annual Meeting

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, June 9, 2017

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Varian/Eclipse Workshop-Advanced Users

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Radiation Oncology Billing and Coding Workshop

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Varian/Eclipse Workshop-Advanced Users

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Giving Scientific Presentations: Learn How to Stop Worrying and Start Contributing

7:05 pm – ?

AAMD 2017 Night at Victory Field: Indianapolis Indians vs. Columbus Clippers - Just Added!

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

7:00 am – 7:30 pm

Registration

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Welcome & Announcements

8:15 am – 9:10 am

Treatment and the Patient Experience
Heather Salazar & Diana Featherstone

8:15 am – 11:15 am

Varian/Eclipse Workshop-Advanced Users

9:10 am – 10:05 am

Guidelines for Managing Radiotherapy Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
Daniel Bailey, PhD, DABR

10:05 am – 10:35 am

Break

10:35 am – 11:30 am

Proton Therapy versus Photon Therapy: Which Treatment Sites Benefits from Which?
Stacey Schmidt, BS, CMD, RT(T)

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch — On Own

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch Symposium: Gamification: Is There a Role in Radiation Therapy?
Sal Gerace, PhD
Sponsored by ProKnow Systems

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Start to Finish: Prone Breast
Richard Zellars, MD & Greg Bartlett, CMD, RT(T)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Varian/Offline Adaptive Therapy for Velocity Users Workshop

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

AAMD Education and Research Foundation Presentation / Announcement of Student Writing Competition Winners

3:10 pm – 4:05 pm

Redefining Treatment Plan Quality
Greg Robinson, MS, CMD, RT(T)

4:05 pm – 5:00 pm

Auto-Planning: The Promises, Pitfalls, and Preparations, from Multiple Points-of-View
Benjamin Nelms, PhD

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Poster Presentation Q&A in the Exhibit Hall

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Registration

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Clinical Implementation of Offline Adaptive Capability
Jessica Caselli, CMD, RT(T)

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Philips/Pinnacle Workshop-Advanced Users

9:00 am – 10:00 am

IMRT and VMAT: A Look at Current and Future Best Practice
Anthony Magliari, MS, CMD

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:45 am – 11:45 am

Career Development Workshop: Making a Job Change; Application/Interview Process and the Marketplace
Kevin Jackson
Sponsored by Mission Search

10:45 am- 11:45 am

Treatment Planning Techniques for Larger Body Habitus Patients for Breast/Chestwall and Regional Lymph Nodal Irradiation
Ruth Ann Good, CMD, RT(R)(T)

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Lunch — On Own

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch Symposium: SBRT: Tips & Tricks
Christopher M. Wennerstrom, MS, DABR
Sponsored by Elekta

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

The Power of Progressive Planning
David Littlejohn, CMD, RT(T)

1:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Student Gathering

1:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Philips/Pinnacle Workshop-Advanced Users

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Simultaneous Integrated Boost or Sequential Boost in the Setting of Standard Dose or Dose De-escalation for HPV Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
Dawn Gintz, CMD, RTT

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

2017 AAMD Plan Study: Extraordinary Planning
Chris Gainer, BS, CMD, RT(R)(T)

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

New Member Reception (Invitation Only)
Sponsored by MIM Software

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

7:00 am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

7:30 am – 8:00 am

AAMD Business Meeting

8:00 am – 9:00 am

The 4-Year Results of Implementing and Maintaining Contour Rounds — A Systems Redesign Project to Improve Safety and Quality in a Small Group Practice
Ronald Shapiro, MD, MBA

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Deformable Image Registration and Quality Assurance Workshop

8:00 am – 11:00 am

RaySearch/RayStation Workshop-New Users

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Hybrid VMAT/IMRT Approach to Traditional Cranio-Spinal Irradiation (CSI): A Case Study on Planning Techniques and Delivery
Catherine Cadieux, BS, CMD, RT(T)

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Break and Poster Presentation Q&A in the Exhibit Hall

10:45 am – 11:45 am

Do You Have to be a RT(T) Before a CMD? The Ongoing Question.
Nishele Lenards, MS, CMD, RT(R)(T), FAAMD

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Lunch — On Own

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch Symposium: Head and Neck Planning with Pinnacle at Moffitt Cancer Center
Dawn Gintz, CMD, RT(T)
Sponsored by Philips

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Through the Lens of a Volunteer; Treatment Planning in People's Republic of China
Cory Neill, MS, CMD, RT(R)(T)

1:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Deformable Image Registration and Quality Assurance Workshop

1:15 pm – 4:15 pm

RaySearch/RayStation Workshop-Advanced Users

1:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Educators & Program Directors Meeting

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Liver Radiation: Review of Pertinent Anatomy and Physiology, Functional Imaging, and Potential Future Direction
David Long, MD

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology: Using Lean Principles of Human Factors Engineering
Robert Adams, EdD, CMD

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Registration

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:55 am

Role of Belly Board Device in the Age of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Pelvic Irradiation
Neil Estabrook MD

8:00 am – 8:55 am

Oncology Information System Derived Indicators of Safety-Critical Events in Radiation Oncology
Pehr Hartigson, MD

8:00 am – 10:00 am

MIM Software — New User Training

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Elekta/Monaco Workshop — New Users

8:55 am – 9:05 am

Change Sessions

9:05 am – 10:00 am

The Challenges of Coding and Billing for New Technology
Tamara Syverson, BS, RT(T) & Adam Brown, BS, CMD, RT(T)

9:05 am – 10:00 am

Modern Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Alexander Goughenour, CMD

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Personalized Radiation Therapy through Functional Lung Avoidance and Response-Adaptive Dose Escalation (Flare RT)
Patricia Sponseller, MS, CMD, RT(R)(T)

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Dosimetric Effects of Using Generalized Equivalent Uniform Dose (gEUD) in Plan Optimization
Ontida Apinorasethkul, MS, CMD

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch — On Own

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch Symposium: Assessment of Cranial Motion in Thermoplastic Masks During CyberKnife® Radiosurgery and Introduction to Accuray Precision™ Treatment Planning, PreciseART™ and PreciseRTX™
Tewfik Bichay, PhD, ABMP, and Scott MacDonald, CMD, RT(T)
Sponsored by Accuray

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm

On the Other Side: Optimizing Toxicity Management in Concurrent Rad-Chemo Therapy and the Role of Survivorship Programs for Head and Neck
Brent Murphy MS, DABR

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm

Establishing an SBRT Program in a Smaller Community Cancer Center: Our Experience
Ewa Papiez, MS, MCCPM

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

MIM Software — Advanced User Training

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Elekta/Monaco Workshop — Advanced Users

1:55 pm – 2:05 pm

Change Sessions

2:05 pm – 3:00 pm

Does More Software Technology Make Me More Efficient
Mark Gooding, PhD

2:05 pm – 3:00 pm

Very High Energy Electrons (>100 Mev) in Radiation Therapy
Colleen DesRosiers, PhD, DABR

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 4:25 pm

Learning from Each Other — Report on ROILS
Theresa Kwiatkowski, BS, CMD, FAAMD

3:30 pm – 4:25 pm

MDCB Exam: Reliability & Validity
Diana Baacke, BS, CMD, RT(R)(T)

4:25 pm – 4:35 pm

Change Sessions

4:35 pm – 5:30 pm

VMAT Liver SBRT
Lisa Carol Wojtowicz, MS, CMD

4:35 pm – 5:30 pm

Introduction of Proton Planning
Kevin Sine, CMD, RT(R)(T)

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Adaptive Radiation Therapy
Spring Kong, MD, PhD, FACR

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Prone Breast, Pre-Surgery. A Case Study; the OSU Way
Lee Culp, MS, CMD, RTT & Karla Kuhn, CMD

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am

After the Plan: Using Templates and Scripts to Improve Documentation
Grayden MacLennan, MBA, MSM, MS, CMD

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SBRT: The Indiana University Experience...19 Years and Counting
Marvene Ewing, BS, CMD

12:30 pm – 12:40 pm

Closing Remarks

 

Note: Final schedule is subject to change.