Special interest groups(SIG)
The Radiation Protection Special Interest Group is a forum to discuss matters pertaining to both routine and unusual radiation protection issues that arise in medical healthcare. It is also an opportunity to keep medical physicists informed of the work of other agencies who, from time to time, examine issues relating to radiation protection legislation and guidelines. The SIG meets approximately twice a year and is open to all members of the GSMP.
Non Ionizing Radiation
The Non Ionizing Radiation SIG has a broad remit, covering ultrasound (both diagnostic and therapeutic applications) and non-ionizing radiations such as lasers, MRI and ultraviolet radiation. We aim to share our knowledge and experience of quality assurance and safety issues in the ultrasound and non-ionizing radiation fields.
The Radiotherapy Special Interest Group is a forum to discuss matters pertaining to radiotherapy physics. The RT SIG objectives are to promote continuous professional development, education and training and be a forum for radiotherapy information transfer. This will be achieved through collaborative research and projects, workshops and sharing experiences and information to benefit the group and educate each other. We hope to meet twice a year and stay in contact in between as necessary.
The ionizing imaging SIG is a forum to discuss matters pertaining to the ionizing aspect of diagnostic radiology such as CT, fluoroscopy, mammography, etc.
Each SIG has a convener, who organizes meetings for the group and act as a liaison between the SIG and the GSMP leadership. A report on the activities of the SIG is given each year at the GSMP annual meeting. Members interested in contributing to a SIG can contact the GSMP leadership.