This award recognizes an AAPM member for an eminent career in medical physics. It is the highest award given by the AAPM.  No more than one award will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year.  The award may be given posthumously up to 24 months following the death of the recipient. 

Nomination Criteria:

  • The nominee must be a Full or Emeritus member of the AAPM for at least 10 years.
  • Significant scientific achievement in medical physics, and
  • Significant influence on the professional development of the careers of other medical physicists, and 
  • Leadership in national and/or international organizations, and
  • Active participation in the AAPM as shown by service as an AAPM committee chair, member of the board of directors, AAPM officer or similar activities
  • Recipient must be a Fellow of the AAPM

Nomination Requirements:

The nomination requires the submission of the following:

  • a nomination letter - this should be submitted the nominator.
  • up to four additional supporting letters -  the name and email addresses of those that will be asked to support this nomination.  This information should be added by the nominator.
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae of the nominee - this will need to be uploaded by the nominee.

Not required, but may be included:

Endorsement signatures - if the nominator chooses to request that individuals endorse a supporting letter,  the name and email addresses of those individuals, that won't submit a letter but rather indicate their support for an existing letter, can be entered into the system.

Once the names and email addresses of those individuals that will either upload a letter of support of this nomination or endorse a letter submitted are entered, the nomination system will generate an email to them outlining the process. We recommend that you follow-up with each individual to be sure that they received the email and are aware of the September 15 deadline. PLEASE NOTE: the first 4 names and email addresses that you enter into the system will be asked to write/upload a letter. Any names and email addresses entered after the first 4 will only be asked to endorse an existing letter.

Deadline

  • All nominations must be received by September 15, 2017.

Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2018. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 60th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN in the year 2018.

The AAPM encourages nominations for a specific award but the society may recommend a different award if it is appropriate.

This award recognizes AAPM members whose careers have been notable based on their outstanding achievements. No more than two awards will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year.  The award may be given posthumously up to 24 months following the death of the recipient. 

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominee must be a Full or Emeritus member of the AAPM for at least 10 years
  • Significant scientific achievement in medical physics, or
  • Significant influence on the professional development of the careers of other medical physicists, or
  • Leadership in national and/or international organizations, and
  • Active participation in the AAPM
  • Recipient must be a Fellow of the AAPM or ACMP

Nomination Requirements:

The nomination requires the submission of the following:

  • a nomination letter - this should be submitted the nominator.
  • up to four additional supporting letters -  the name and email addresses of those that will be asked to support this nomination.  This information should be added by the nominator.
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae of the nominee - this will need to be uploaded by the nominee.

Not required, but may be included:

Endorsement signatures - if the nominator chooses to request that individuals endorse a supporting letter,  the name and email addresses of those individuals, that won't submit a letter but rather indicate their support for an existing letter, can be entered into the system.

Once the names and email addresses of those individuals that will either upload a letter of support of this nomination or endorse a letter submitted are entered, the nomination system will generate an email to them outlining the process. We recommend that you follow-up with each individual to be sure that they received the email and are aware of the September 15 deadline. PLEASE NOTE: the first 4 names and email addresses that you enter into the system will be asked to write/upload a letter. Any names and email addresses entered after the first 4 will only be asked to endorse an existing letter.

Deadline

  • All nominations must be received by September 15, 2017.

Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2018. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 60th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN in the year 2018.

This award recognizes an AAPM member for an eminent career in medical physics with an emphasis on clinical medical physics. No more than two awards will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year. The award may be given posthumously up to 24 months following the death of the recipient. 

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominee must be a Full or Emeritus member of the AAPM for at least 10 years,
  • Significant influence on the development of the profession of medical physics through professional matters, education of medical physicists and clinical practice development, and
  • Leadership in national and/or international organizations, and
  • Active participation in the AAPM or ACMP as shown by service as a committee chair, member of the board of directors, officer or similar activities.
  • Recipient must be a Fellow of the AAPM or ACMP

Nomination Requirements:

The nomination requires the submission of the following:

  • a nomination letter - this should be submitted the nominator.
  • up to four additional supporting letters -  the name and email addresses of those that will be asked to support this nomination.  This information should be added by the nominator.
  • submission of a Curriculum Vitae of the nominee - this will need to be uploaded by the nominee.

Not required, but may be included:

Endorsement signatures - if the nominator chooses to request that individuals endorse a supporting letter,  the name and email addresses of those individuals, that won't submit a letter but rather indicate their support for an existing letter, can be entered into the system.

Once the names and email addresses of those individuals that will either upload a letter of support of this nomination or endorse a letter submitted are entered, the nomination system will generate an email to them outlining the process. We recommend that you follow-up with each individual to be sure that they received the email and are aware of the September 15 deadline. PLEASE NOTE: the first 4 names and email addresses that you enter into the system will be asked to write/upload a letter. Any names and email addresses entered after the first 4 will only be asked to endorse an existing letter.

Deadline

  • All nominations must be received by September 15, 2017.

Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2018. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 60th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN in the year 2018.

This award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in medical physics for a young scientist member of the AAPM. The award will usually be given to a member under the age of 45 who is no more than 10 years beyond the awarding of his/her doctoral degree. No more than one award will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year. Posthumous nominations are not accepted.

 

Nomination Criteria:

This award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in medical physics for a young scientist member of the AAPM. The award will usually be given to a member under the age of 45 who is no more than 10 years beyond the awarding of his/her doctoral degree. No more than one award will be given in any year and the award does not have to be awarded every year. Posthumous nominations are not accepted.

Nomination Requirements:

The nomination requires the submission of the following:

  • a nomination letter - this should be submitted the nominator
  • up to four additional supporting letters -  the name and email addresses of those that will be asked to support this nomination.  This information should be added by the nominator.

Not required, but may be included:

Endorsement signatures - if the nominator chooses to request that individuals endorse a supporting letter, the nominator must enter the name and email addresses of those individuals that won't submit a letter but rather indicate their support for an existing letter.

Once the name and email addresses of those individuals that will either upload a letter of support of this nomination or endorse a letter submitted are entered, the nomination system will generate an email to them outlining the process. We recommend that you follow-up with each individual to be sure that they received the email and are aware of the September 15 deadline. PLEASE NOTE: the first 4 names and email addresses that are entered into the system will be asked to write/upload a letter. Any names and email addresses entered after the first 4 will only be asked to endorse an existing letter.

Deadline

  • All nominations must be received by September 15, 2017.

Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2018. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 60th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN in the year 2018.

Individuals that have rendered outstanding service in the field of physics in medicine and biology may be nominated for Honorary Membership.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Honorary Membership nominations can only be initiated by a current AAPM Board of Directors Member or Chapter Officer. If the nomination is made by a Board Member, it will need an endorsement by another Board Member.
  • Submission of a nomination letter - this should be submitted by the nominator.
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae of the nominee.
  • The nominee cannot be an AAPM member.


Not required, but may be included:
1) Supporting letters - you will need to add to this nomination, the name and email addresses of those that you have asked to support this nomination.
2) Endorsement signatures - if you choose to request that individuals endorse a supporting letter, you can enter the name and email addresses of those individuals that won't submit a letter but rather indicate their support for an existing letter.

Deadline

  • All nominations must be received by September 15, 2017.


Applicants will be notified of decisions by May 1, 2017. Recipients will be honored at the AAPM Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 60th Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN in the year 2018.

  • The deadline for AAPM Headquarters to receive any completed award nomination is 9/15/2017.
  • The submission must be completed electronically via this website.
  • Submissions not completed before the deadline will not be considered by the Awards and Honors Committee.
  • The primary criteria for a candidate to be considered for Fellow is a distinguished career in medical physics with particular emphasis on practice, education, or leadership.

The nomination procedure is as follows:

  • The nomination must be made by either an AAPM Chapter (via the Chapter President), and supported by one fellow, or by two AAPM Fellows. SELF NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • The person being nominated must have been a Full Member of the AAPM for a minimum of ten years, except under unusual circumstances.
  • The nominee's Curriculum Vitae is required.
  • A biographical sketch of the nominee is required.
  • Only material provided on this website will be evaluated by the Awards and Honors Committee.
  • The Fellows supporting the nomination must also provide a letter of recommendation highlighting the reasons the nominee should be considered for AAPM Fellowship.

NOTE: The Awards and Honors Committee recommends that the nominee be asked to complete this form. An email will be sent to you and the nominee once the nomination process has begun.

Information on Requirements for Fellowship in AAPM