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Call for Nominations

Awards and Honors



Call for nomination for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award, The Harold Johns Medal and FIOMP award will be open soon.

  1. Call for Nominations IDMP Award of the International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP)

The IOMP is pleased to announce the IDMP Award. This award recognises
excellence in Medical Physics with a particular view of promoting medical
physics to a larger audience and highlighting the contributions medical
physicists make for patient care. The IDMP Award is linked to the International
Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) from which it takes its name. This year we
celebrate the 150th anniversary of Madame Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s birth. The
2017 IDMP theme is “Medical Physics: Providing a Holistic Approach to Women
Patients and Women Staff Safety in Radiation Medicine”.
The 2017 IDMP Award
will be given on the occasion of the celebration of the International Day of
Medical Physics (IDMP) and will be announced on November 5, 2017.

The
IDMP Award consists of an IOMP certificate, and additionally a short biography
of the awardee will be published in the IOMP Newsletter Medical Physics World.



Criteria for selection:
• The recipient of the award
shouldbe a professional medical physicist holding a master’s or higher degree or
equivalent, who is an active member of the relevant Medical Physics society.

• The recipient should have taken active part in promoting medical physics,
nationally or internationally.
• The recipient should have performed original
and/or applied work of high scientific quality, or made a significant
professional contribution to Medical Physics in the past three years.


Nominating Procedure
• The award will be widely advertised
on the IOMP mailing list and website.
• The President of each IOMP Regional
Organisation is kindly requested to nominate three medical physicists from
her/his respective region. The Presidents of AAPM and COMP are kindly requested
to nominate jointly three medical physicists from the North American region.
Nominees should be full members of an IOMP National Member Organization (NMO).
• Self-nomination will
only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
• Nominations are to be made
to the chair of the IOMP Awards and Honours Committee (AHC)
• The nomination
should include the following:
1. A letter of not more than 1,000 words
evaluating the nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be
recognized.
2. A Curriculum Vita including all publications and professional
contributions to Medical Physics organizations.

Nominations should be
sent to Dr. Simone K. Renha, Chair of the IOMP Awards and Honours Committee
(AHC) at simone@cnen.gov.br by September 8, 2017. Submissions should be in the
form of: MS Word or PDF document. Nominations will be acknowledged by e-mail. If
you do not receive an acknowledgement within 72 hours please contact Dr. Simone
or the Secretary General of the IOMP atsg.iomp@gmail.com.
One medical
physicist from the three nominations per region will be selected by the AHC to
receive the award.
The winners will be announced on November 5, 2017.

  1. Call for Nominations IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics 2017

The IOMP is
pleased to announce the IUPAP Young Scientist Award 2017. This award was
established and funded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
(IUPAP) and awarded by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
as the IUPAP affiliated International Commission for Medical Physics. The IUPAP
Young Scientist Awardee for 2017 will be approved during 2017 and presented at
the XXV World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC 2018)
in Prague, Czech Republic, June 3rd – 08th, 2018.

The Award will
include a cash prize of 1000 Euro, an IUPAP medal1 and the IOMP certificate. In
addition, a short Biography of the Awardee will be published in Medical Physics
World.

Criteria for selection:

• The recipient of the
award should be under 40 years as of 31 December 2017 and be on the 5 years of
research development in medical physics.
• The recipient should have performed original and/or
applied work of outstanding scientific quality in medical physics. The committee
may consider the achievements in the context of opportunity.
• The award may
only be received one time by any individual.

Nominating Procedure


• The award will be advertised by the International Organization
for Medical Physics (IOMP) on the organization’s website: http://www.iomp.org

Self-nomination will not be considered.
• Nominations can be made to the
Chair of the IOMP Awards and Honors Committee (AHC) by IOMP National Member
Organizations (NMO) or individuals through their NMO. Where this is not possible
applications should be made directly to the Chair of the AHC. They should
include the following:
1. A letter of not more than 1,000 words evaluating
nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be recognized.
2.
One letter of support (up to a maximum of three pages from someone not at the
nominee’s institution and not a mentor or significant collaborator
3. A
Curriculum Vita including publications during the last 5 years, which not exceed
two pages.
4. List of 5 of the candidate’s most significant publications,
including citation information, not to exceed one page.


The closing
date for nominations is noon (EST) on 8th September 2017. Nominations should be
sent to Dr Simone Kodlulovich Renha at simone@cnen.gov.br. Submissions should be
in the form of: MS Word or PDF document. Nominations will be acknowledged by
e-mail. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 72 hours please contact
Dr Simone or the secretary of the IOMP at sg.iomp@gmail.com.
The winner will
be announced in 5th November 2017.

1 The Award does not include any
travel or conference expenses for the recipient.

  1. Call for Nominations 2017 IUPESM Awards of Merit IFMBE

IUPESM honors
individuals with its IUPESM Awards of Merit which recognize every three years a
Medical Physicist and a Biomedical Engineer who have established distinguished
careers in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, respectively.
The IOMP
Awards Committee acts as the IOMP Sub-committee to the IUPESM Awards Committee
and is responsible for the selection of the medical physicist to receive the
award. Further information on the Criteria for Selection and on Nominating
Procedure can be found at www.iomp.org .
The IFMBE Awards Committee acts as
IFMBE Sub-committee to the IUPESM Awards Committee and is responsible for the
selection of the Biomedical Engineer to be awarded. Further information on the
Criteria for Selection and on Nominating Procedure can be found at
http://www.ifmbe.org/ .
Past recipients of the IUPESM Awards of Merit can be
found at http://iupesm.ifmbe.org/committees/awards-of-merit-recipients/ .
For
any additional information, please contact the Chairpersons of the IOMP and
IFMBE Awards Committees.

  1. Call for Nominations 2018 IUPESM Awards of Merit IOMP

The IOMP is
pleased to announce the 2018 IUPESM Award of Merit in Medical Physics. With the
Awards of Merit, the IUPESM honors a medical physicist and a biomedical engineer
who have established distinguished careers in their fields. With great
satisfaction, the IOMP Awards Committee acts as the IOMP Sub-committee to the
IUPESM Awards Committee and is responsible for the selection of the medical
physicist to receive the award. The recipient of the 2018 IUPESM Award of Merit
in Medical Physics will be selected during 2017 and presented at the XXV World
Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC 2018) in Prague,
Czech Republic, June 3rd – 8th, 2018.
The Award will include the IOMP
certificate, travel funds to attend the WC 2018 in Prague and the opportunity to
make a presentation on the awardee’s scientific and professional contributions
to medical physics. In addition, a short biography of the awardee will be
published in Medical Physics World.
Criteria for selection:
● The
recipient should have made a significant impact in the science and scientific
practice of medical physics
● The recipient should have participated
meritoriously in national and international organizations for medical physics
and have significantly influenced the development of the profession of medical
physics.
● The award may be received only one time by any individual.

Nominating procedure:
● The award will be advertised by the International
Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) on the organization’s website:
http://www.iomp.org
● Self-nomination will not be considered.

Nominations can be made to the Chair of the IOMP Awards and Honors Committee
(AHC) by IOMP National Member Organizations (NMO) or individuals through their
NMO. Where this is not possible, applications should be made directly to the
Chair of the AHC. They should include the following:
1. A curriculum vitae,
not exceed two pages, that includes publications during the last 5 years.
2.
A one-page write-up on the significant contributions made in relation to the
criteria stated above.
The closing date for nominations is noon (EST) on
6th November 2017. Nominations should be sent to Dr Simone Kodlulovich Renha at
simone@cnen.gov.br. Submissions should be in the form of a MS Word or PDF
document. Nominations will be acknowledged by e-mail. If you do not receive an
acknowledgement within 72 hours please contact Dr Renha or the Secretary General
of the IOMP at sg.iomp@gmail.com. The winner will be announced in December 2017.