Talks and Events

Scheduled Events

Friday Morning Talks:

Each Friday morning, one of our graduate students presents his/her research topic to the members of the MPU in the RBC Conference Room (DS1.1427) of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Glen Site. The current talk schedule is available here.

Friday Noon Talks:

On most Fridays during the academic year the MPU hosts a noon talk. Given the current COVID-19 situation, talks are presented in virtual format. The talks are open to all staff, students, colleagues, and are generally presented by a visiting scientist/clinician. For a list of past and upcoming talks please click here.

Thursday Journal Review and Research Meeting:

On Thursdays year round (11:30 am), graduate students and staff meet to review new papers and discuss research topics in an informal context. Students discussing their topic present a very brief account of the status of their work and discussions and questions often leading to resolution of specific problems ensue. The current schedule is available here.

Monday Residency Sessions:

On Monday afternoon (3:00 pm) Medical Physics residents in the CAMPEP residency program discuss Task Group reports or a clinical subject of interest. Attended by staff and residents.


Past Events

Graduation Ceremony 2022:

In June 2022, the McGill Medical Physics Unit (MPU) celebrated the graduating students of 2019-2021 at a joint ceremony with the McGill Department of Radiation Oncology and the Dawson College Radiation Technology program, held at the SMBD-Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. A selection of photographs of MPU awardees may be viewed here.

40 Years of Academic Medical Physics at McGill:

Celebrated in Conjunction with the International Day of Medical Physics

In 2019, the McGill Medical Physics Unit (MPU) celebrated 40 years of activity in its teaching and research programs. Under the successive directorships of Montague Cohen, Ervin Podgorsak, and Jan Seuntjens, the MPU has developed into an internationally recognized academic program in medical physics featuring accredited education and training, innovation and research, and clinical service. Read more about the MPU on the About page.

To mark this anniversary, the MPU organized a celebration on November 07, the International Day of Medical Physics, featuring a short ceremony preceded by a symposium featuring alumni and members of the MPU. An estimated 120 past & present students, staff, colleagues, and alumni were in attendance.

For more information, see the Event Program.

Photographs taken during the event may be viewed here.

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