Past Event

Beebe Symposium: Tracking Radiation Exposure from Medical Diagnostic Procedures

Symposium/Convocation
December 8, 2011 - December 9, 2011

Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

A workshop to examine the feasibility and implications of tracking radiation doses to the U.S. population from medical diagnostic procedures.

Agenda

Webcast

Presentations:

Why and How to Track Radiation Exposure, Donald Miller, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 

Why and How to Track Radiation Exposure, Charles Miller, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Session 1: National and International Efforts in Volume and Dose Tracking

 

Introduction to Session 1: National and International Efforts in Volume and Dose Tracking, Fred Mettler, University of New Mexico

 

IAEA Activities and Overview of Global Activities, Madan Rehani, International Atomic Energy Agency

 

Radiation Exposures in Medical Imaging: FDA's Past and Present Efforts, David Spelic, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 

Strategies to Minimize Patient Radiation Exposure in the Veterans Health Administration, Charles Anderson, Veterans Health Administration

 

American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry, Richard Morin, Mayo Clinic

 

Session 2: Appropriate Radiation Dose Metrics and Estimation Techniques

 

Radiation Metrics in Medical Imaging, Walter Huda, Medical University South Carolina

 

Patient Dose: What to Record and Track and the Role of Organ Dose, Michael McNitt-Grey, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Protocol Optimization and Dose Variability for CT-Guided Interventions, Raymond Thornton, Memorial Sloan Kettering

 

The Physician's Perspective on What to Report, James Brink, Yale University

 

Session 3: Volume - Methods for Collecting and Evaluating Data

 

Measuring Population Utilization of Medical Diagnostic Procedures: Data Sources and Challenges, Mythreyi Bhargavan Chatfield, American College of Radiology


Automated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Dose History Extraction and Monitoring, Aaron Sodickson, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Procedure Volume Trends in the United States and Perspectives on Large Scale Data Collection, Ashok Shah and Gail Prochaska, IMV Ltd.

 

Manufacturers' Perspective on What to Report, Richard Mather, Toshiba Medical Research Institute

 

GE Healthcare Statement to the National Academy of Sciences on Reporting of Radiation in Medical Diagnostics, Kenneth Denison, GE Healthcare

 

Tracking Radiation Exposure from Medical Diagnostic Procedures: Siemens Perspectives, Katharine Grant, Siemens Healthcare

 

Tracking Radiation Exposure from Medical Diagnostic Procedures, Dominic Siewko, Philips Healthcare

 

Session 4: Risk - What We Know and What We Need to Know

 

Introduction to Session 4, Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, National Cancer Institute

 

Understanding Radiation-Induced Cancer Risks at Radiological Doses, David Brenner, Columbia University

 

Non-Cancer Effects at Radiological Doses, Kiyohico Mabuchi, National Cancer Institute

 

Patient's Perspective, Gwen Darien, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation

 

Other

 

Lessons Learned from Pediatrics, Donald Frush, Duke University