The Department of Radiation Oncology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Guwahati marked the International Day of Medical Physics-2023 with great enthusiasm and reverence. The event witnessed the convergence of esteemed professionals, scholars, and experts from the field of Medical Physics, as well as the presence of the Executive Director of AIIMS Guwahati, Prof Ashok Puranik.
The occasion was graced by two distinguished Senior Medical Physicists of Assam, India who enlightened the audience with their insightful lectures. Mr. Jibon Sharma, Senior Medical Physicist & RSO at the State Cancer Institute, Guwahati, India, presented a lecture titled “Physics & Medicine: A Historical Perspective.” The second lecture, titled “Medical Physics Education & Training in India,” was delivered by Mr. Shachindra Goswami, Senior Medical Physicist and RSO at the Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati, India
In addition to these enlightening presentations, a significant highlight of the event was the release of a comprehensive book titled “Medical Physics MCQs for RSO Exam.” The book, meticulously edited and authored by a team of experts namely Dr. Gautam Sarma, Mr. Hrishikesh Kashyap, Mr. Bimugdha Goswami, & Dr. Partha Pratim Medhi, is poised to be a valuable resource for individuals seeking to excel in the field of Medical Physics and pass the Radiological Safety Officer (RSO) examination.
Prof. (Col) Ashok Puranik, the Executive Director of AIIMS Guwahati, graced the event with his presence and delivered inspiring words that motivated all attendees. His support for the growth and excellence in the field of Medical Physics was evident in his address.
The event was not only attended by the medical physics community but also garnered the presence of senior faculties, nursing officers, post-graduate students in medical physics and other staff from AIIMS Guwahati. This diverse audience showcased the wide-ranging impact and relevance of medical physics in healthcare.
The International Day of Medical Physics 2023 celebration at AIIMS Guwahati was a significant gathering that reaffirmed the importance of medical physics in the world of healthcare and highlighted the dedication of professionals in advancing this field.
Dept. of Radiation Oncology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Guwahati