Events & News

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 "FMTs" are attended by students and members of the MPU (schedule).

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 a virtual format. The talks are open to all staff, students, and colleagues, and are generally presented by a visiting scientist/clinician. Visit our Friday Noon Talk schedule.

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 lead to the resolution of specific problems ensues. The Journal Review sessions are attended by students and open to MPU members (schedule).

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.

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.

Banner of 40 years of Medical Physics at McGill

For more information, see the Event Program.

View photographs taken during the event

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