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Medical Physics

  1. Apr 7, 2004 #1
    I am very interested in becoming a medical physicist but I have no idea where to look for information.I have Google and Ask Jeeves but most of the hits have nothing to do with it.

    If anybody knows where I can look for information on medical physics I would appreciate you sharing.Thanks.
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  3. Apr 7, 2004 #2


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  4. Apr 7, 2004 #3
    Thank you.

    Anything else?
  5. Apr 8, 2004 #4
    *raises hand*

    Hi there! I'm a medical physicist. Very happy to see someone interested in this little known field.

    To be honest, getting into the profession depends very much on the country you live in. I am personally from the UK, and getting into the career here is fairly tough. I think the AAPM govern training in the US. A great place to chat with students in the US who have already begun their training is www.aapmstudents.com[/URL]. I'm sure they can answer specific questions about how to get into medical physics in the US.

    For now, though, if you have any questions at all about the field, I would be happy to answer.

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  6. Apr 8, 2004 #5
    Jonathan, what was the name of the thread you started on this topic? Remember it? cause it is a good reference point.....!
  7. Apr 8, 2004 #6

    I think it was called "medical physics", but I can't seem to find it by searching. Hmm...
  8. Apr 8, 2004 #7
    Thank you.I didn't know there were any medical physicists here.
  9. Apr 8, 2004 #8
    Found it!.....link *HERE*
  10. Apr 9, 2004 #9
    That's a good thread to read.Thank you for finding it.
  11. Apr 9, 2004 #10
    Your welcome, Thank jono for starting it, me too, cause I agree it is/was a good thread!

  12. Apr 12, 2004 #11
    No problem :)
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