Ng, K.H., Cheung, K.Y., Hu, Y.M., Inamura, K., Kim, H.J., Krisanachina, A.,…, Yi, B.Y. (2009). AFOMP POLICY STATEMENT No 1: The role, responsibilities and status of the clinical medical physicist in AFOMP. Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 32(4), 175-179.
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This document is the first of a series of policy statements being issued by the Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (AFOMP). The document was developed by the AFOMP Professional Development Committee (PDC) and was endorsed for official release by AFOMP Council in 2006. The main purpose of the document was to give guidance to AFOMP member organizations on the role and responsibilities of clinical medical physicists. A definition of clinical medical physicist has also been provided. This document discusses the following topics: professional aspects of education and training; responsibilities of the clinical medical physicist; status and organization of the clinical medical physics service and the need for clinical medical physics service.