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KEYNOTE SPEAKER / Conférencier
Guy Freedman
President and Senior Partner
First Peoples Group
Ottawa, ON

Two Great Medicine Societies and My Healing Journey

Guy will share his story of how Western medicine and Indigenous medicine were integral to his healing journey


Todd F. Atwood, PhD
Associate Professor
Senior Associate Division Director of Transformational Clinical Physics
Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences
UC San Diego Health
La Jolla, California

Session 3: The Physics Direct Patient Care Initiative



Jay Burmeister, Ph.D, DABR, FAAPM
Chief of Physics, Karmanos Cancer Center
Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Wayne State University / Karmanos Cancer Center
Detroit, Michigan

Session 9: Panel Debates

Derek Brown, PhD, FCCPM
Associate Professor
Associate Director - Education and Training
Division of Medical Physics & Technology
Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, California


Amanda Caissie, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Dept of Radiation Oncology
Saint John Regional Hospital,
Saint John, New Brunswick

Session 10: The Patient's Perspective
Session 15: Workshop to review CPQR’s Patient Education Guidance Document
Session 16: CARO Quality Standards Committee & CPQR Update and Q&A


André Diamant, MSc
Founder, Gray Oncology Solutions
Montreal, Quebec

Session 8: What will it be like to be a radiation oncology professional in 10 years - AI, generational perspectives, and work-life balance?

Carolyn Freeman, MD
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec

Session 4: The Changing Role of the MD in Radiation Oncology


Titania Juang, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Radiation Medicine and Applied Science
University of San Diego in California
La Jolla, California

Session 7: Cultural sensitivity and bias in patient interactions


John Kildea, PhD, MCCPMMedical Physicist
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, Quebec

Session 13: Patient-reported outcomes: Tools that help us better understand what patients need, and how this will impact professional roles

Session 17: CPQR's Bid data initiatives


Kevin Moore, PhD, DABR
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, California

Session 6: The impact of automation on professional roles in the Radiation Oncology Department

Marija Popovic, PhD, FCCPM
Medical Physicist
McGill University Health Centre
Assistant Professor, Dept of Oncology
McGill University
Montreal, QC

Julie Renaud, MRT(T)
Manager, Medicine Radiation Program
The Ottawa Hospital
Ottawa, ON

Session 5: The History and Evolution of the Role of Radiation Therapy