As we all abide by social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sun Nuclear is pleased to offer virtual educational opportunities to the physics community. We hereby announce a Central America and Latin America Poster Competition in support of a Virtual QA & Dosimetry Symposium Central America and Latin America.

Virtual QA & Dosimetry Symposium Schedule

Please join us for a webinar series featuring presentations of the top poster submissions.

Webinar TitleSpeakerDate & Time
Análisis de resultados de PSQA que no cumplen con los criterios de aceptaciónFederico Bregains, Msc,


July 14,
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Herramienta rápida para generación de tablas de factores de campoNicolas Larragueta,
Lic en Fisica Medica, CEMENER
July 16,
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Factibilidade de Utilização do SRS MapCHECK
para o Teste de Controle de Qualidade Automático (AQA) do CyberKnife
Pedro Cardoso, Msc,

Vila Nova Star – Rede D’Or

July 21,
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Avaliação extensiva do sistema PerFRACTION usando
medições de dose com TLD e câmaras de ionização
em 6 diferentes fantomas
Samuel Avelino, Msc,
Clinica Vitta
July 23,
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Puesta en Marcha del Control de Calidad
Paciente Específico en Radiocirugía Estereotáctica
Federico Bregains, Msc,


July 28,
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Comparação de diferentes plataformas de testes
para análise do Isocentro sob a perspectiva de técnicas estereotáxicas
Karen Pieri, Msc,

Real Hospital Portugues

July 30,
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About the Event

The purpose of this event is for medical physicists to exchange ideas and QA and dosimetry experience using the solutions Sun Nuclear provides. Authors will submit the poster in both English and Spanish or Portuguese. A panel of judges will select the top six posters to present in a series of Virtual QADS webinars to physicists in the CALA region. The top three authors will also receive a travel grant for attending continuing educational events:

  • First Place: One (1) travel grant to attend SUN DAYS Patient Safety Workshop at the Sun Nuclear Corporation headquarters in Melbourne, FL, USA.
  • Second and Third Place: One (1) $500 travel grant to selected industry educational event*

Winning Posters

We're pleased to announce the top 3 poster submissions for this poster competition. Select the titles below to review the winning submissions.

1st Place
Samuel Avelino

Comprehensive Evaluation of PerFRACTION for In-Vivo Monitoring Using Dose Measurements with TLD and Ionization Chambers in 6 Different Phantoms

2nd Place
Karen Pieri

Comparison of different test platforms for isocenters analysis at stereotaxic techniques perspective

3rd Place
Pedro Cardoso
Feasibility Assessment of Using SRS MapCHECK for CyberKnife’s Automatic Quality Assurance (AQA) Test

Stay tuned for announcements on the webinar presentations of these top-rated posters.

Honorable Mention Poster Submissions

We're grateful to everyone that submitted a poster for this contest. Following is a sampling of other highly rated poster submissions.

Nicolas LarraguetaQuick tool for phantom and collimator scatter factors table generation
Federico BregainsPatient Specific QA Commissioning for Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Federico BregainsPSQA Investigation when acceptance criteria fails
Joaquin GalvanCommissioning of Radiosurgery Conical Collimators Using TRS 483