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2019 HDR LDR Prostate Scholarship Workshop

November 1 & 2, 2019

Vision:

To increase patient access to high quality prostate brachytherapy

Goals:

  • To improve education and training of LDR/HDR Brachytherapy
  • To facilitate a more rapid transition from education to practice implementation
  • To ensure high quality brachytherapy delivery
  • To communicate the value of brachytherapy

The Program:

  • 2-Day Education and Simulator Training Workshop in LDR and HDR Brachytherapy
  • Scholarship includes, registration, meals and a $300.00 stipend ($1,300 value)
  • 30 teams of practicing Radiation Oncologists/Physicists/Dosimetrists/Urologists will learn from up to 20 ABS international  experts in LDR and HDR prostate brachytherapy in a small group workshop setting
  • Each team consists of one Radiation Oncologist and one Medical Physicist and/or Dosimetrist

Setup:

2 rooms:

1. Didactic session

2. Prostate brachytherapy simulation

- LDR/HDR phantom simulation implantation/treatment

Eligibility:

Applicants must be a current member of the ABS to qualify. More information on membership can be found at: http://www.americanbrachytherapy.org/aboutabs/membership.cfm 

Location:
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Application

Application Deadline: All application materials (application, a brief statement of less than 200 words, and a CV) must be completed and submitted by midnight EST, July 31st, 2019. Complete the application form, and then email with subject line: ABS 2019 HDR/LDR Workshop to Melissa Pomerene at mpomerene@virtualinc.com. Winners will be notified by the week August 12th.