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COMP Statement Regarding Racism, Social Justice and Discrimination
June 09, 2020
COMP unequivocally condemns racism and discrimination, both within global society as a whole, but also within our own medical physics community. We...

COVID-19 Updates
April 06, 2020
Navigating COVID-19: A Message from the COMP Board on How Medical Physicists Can Help Update from COMP: Impact of COVID-19

Celebrating the Life of John "Jack" Robert Cunningham
January 10, 2020
The medical physics community in Canada was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague J.R. "Jack" Cunningham. Jack was a t...

In Memoriam: Chris Thompson
January 04, 2018
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Christopher Thompson, COMP Member and 2014 Gold Medal Winner on December 26, 2017. His famil...

IDMP Fierce MedPhys Profiles Week 6 - Representing ON, meet Daxa Patel
October 02, 2017
Daxa Patel, Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist, R. S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, ON What is your most g...

Matt Schmid, CCPM Past-President is Retiring
September 28, 2017
Written by Marco Carlone Matt Schmid, a past-President of the CCPM, is now retiring after a very successful career in Medical Physics. Matt starte...

IDMP Fierce MedPhys Profiles Week 1 - Representing SK, meet Lisa Glass
August 28, 2017
Lisa Glass, radiation oncology physicist, Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina, SK What is your most gratifying experience as a medical physicist? ...

2017 Award Recipients
July 19, 2017
The COMP Gold Medal is the highest award given by the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, introduced in 2006. It is awarded to a member ...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 10, 2017 - AGM Reminder! / What Bill Gates Reads / ASM Details / Spot the Canadians!
July 10, 2017
COMP Members - the AGM reminder was sent last week (happening on Friday!), contact us if you don't have it yet. Book lists are always fun, e...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Feb 20 - ASM reg open!/InterACTIONS submissions deadline March 1/2nd most popular Sosido article from 2016/Measuring radiation on astronauts
February 21, 2017
ASM Registration and abstract submission is now open! Click here for more details, see you in Ottawa... March 1 is the deadline to get your ...

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Jan 16 - 3DMedNet #1 Article (Dr. Robar) / CNSC Funding deadline is Feb 15! / Women in #MedPhys around the globe
January 16, 2017
COMP's Dr. James Robar's (Nova Scotia Health Authority, Canada) article "Applications of 3D printing in radiation oncology" is 2016's #1 on 3DMedNe...