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International Day of Medical Physics

An Initiative of the International Organization of Medical Physics

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November 7th 2017

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On November 7, 2015 (Marie Curie’s birthday) we will celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP).  To celebrate COMP is hosting a contest!  

How do you describe your role to non-medical physicists? What does being a Medical Physicist mean to you?  Please share thoughts, stories, poems, pictures and videos with us. Please tag them with #Iamamedicalphysicist.  All participants will be entered into a draw to win a $250 "Curie Credit" which can be used towards annual dues or a meeting registration.  

To enter, simply create your submission and either

-       Post it on our Facebook page (

-       Tweet it to our twitter account @medphysca, (hashtag #Iamamedicalphysicist)

-       Or e-mail a link to

We will compile all of the results and judge them before November 7, 2015.

Here is a sample entry to get your creative juices flowing:

I work in a multidisciplinary medical team
I juggle clinical, technical and quality responsibilities
I have linac parts as bookshelf nicknacks