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Organisation

The International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) represents over 18,000 medical physicists worldwide and 80 adhering national member organisations.

The mission of IOMP is to advance medical physics practice worldwide by disseminating scientific and technical information, fostering the educational and professional development of medical physicists, and promoting the highest quality medical services for patients.

Founded

1963 (Permanent Address: IOMP, Fairmount House, 230 Tadcaster Road, YORK YO24 1ES, UK)

Members

80 countries
Over 18,000 individual members
Corporate members
6 Regional organizations

Purpose

The objectives of the International Organization for Medical Physics are to organize international cooperation in medical physics and allied subjects; to contribute to the advancement of medical physics in all its aspects, especially in developing countries; and to encourage and advise on the formation of national organizations of medical physics in those countries which lack such organizations.

Membership
Classifications

Members of the IOMP consists of all individual members of the Adhering National Organizations. Two other forms of membership are available, namely, Affiliated Regional Organizations and Corporate Members.

Other
information

Publications

Newsletter: Medical Physics World (biannual)

Journals

The following journals are recognised as official publications of IOMP

(1) Physics in Medicine and Biology,

(2) Physiological Measurement

(3) Medical Physics

(4) Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics

(5) Medical Physics International

Books:

Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Series(Taylor and Francis/ CRC press)


Educational resources:

Workshops, courses


Conference:

Triennial World Congress on Medical Physics and and Biomedical Engineering (in conjunctione with IFMBE through IUPESM)

Triennial International Conference on Medical Physics