A New Workshop Bridging Medical Physics and Statistics

Published by Mara Juneau

Published on February 07, 2017

COMP, in collaboration with the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) are co-hosting a workshop aimed at bringing together medical physics and statistics researchers to help solve some of the major challenges of health care today.

Medical Physics and Statistics: Exploring Interfaces and Building Collaborations, will be held over 2 days on April 4 and 5th 2017 at the Fields Institute at the University of Toronto.

Medical physics and statistics interface in many ways and this workshop will be a forum to establish discipline-wide communications and scope for collaborations. The program will feature invited talks in imaging and radiation oncology medical physics (current trends, data analytics, machine learning etc.) and in statistics (dose response, modelling, quality and reliability etc.). The talks will be interspersed with break out discussion sessions. There will also be the opportunity to submit posters for discussion.

We anticipate this being a highly engaging, dynamic, and productive workshop with excellent talks and plenty of time for discussion and building collaborations. Students and post-docs welcome. The hope is that this initial workshop will be a springboard for new collaborations and for a longer joint meeting in the near future.

Click here for registration and details and here to access the printable pdf poster, we encourage you to share with your colleagues!