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

Setup:

2 rooms:

1. Didactic general session

2. Prostate brachytherapy simulation - HDR/LDR phantom simulation implantation/treatment (9 workshop stations)

- 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, August 31st, 2019 (extended deadline). Winners will be notified by the week September 9th. 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.

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