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SOCIETIES 

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety, and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy.  

Biophysical Society
This is an international scientific society that exists to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics.

British Institute of Radiology (BIR)
BIR is a multidisciplinary membership organization connecting all those with a professional interest in imaging science and radiation technology.

European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering & Science (EAMBES)
The main objective of EAMBES, an international non-profit organization that federates most scientific societies and academic and research institutions located in Europe and involved with biomedical engineering, is to improve the health, wealth, and well-being of the citizens of Europe by the application of Medical and biological engineering and science.     

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)
EANM is the umbrella organization of nuclear medicine in Europe and represents the sector towards the European Institutions.

European Biophysical Societies’ Association (EBSA)
EBSA was formed in 1984 as a non-profit making organization, with the objectives “to advance and disseminate knowledge of the principles, recent developments, and applications of biophysics, and to foster the exchange of scientific information among European biophysicists and biophysicists in general”.

European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (EFOMP)
The current membership of EFOMP covers 35 national organizations which together represent more than 7500 medical physicists and clinical engineers working in the field of medical physics. 

European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB)
EFSUMB promotes the exchange of scientific knowledge and development in the medical and biological professions as applied to ultrasound.

European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB)
ESMRMB is a non-profit society, which aims to support educational activities and research in the widest sense in the field defined by the society’s name.

European Society of Radiology (ESR)
Founded in 2005, ESR is dedicated to promoting and coordinating the scientific, philanthropic, intellectual and professional activities of radiology in all European countries.   

European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO)
Founded in 1980, ESTRO is a non-profit and scientific organization that fosters the role of Radiation Oncology to improve patients’ care in the multimodality treatment of cancer.

European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS)
EFRS represents over 100.000 Radiographers and over 8.000 students through 39 national societies/professional bodies and 51 institutions involved in radiography education all over the geographical region of Europe.

Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) – UK 
IPEM is the Learned Society and professional organization for physicists, clinical and biomedical engineers and technologists in the UK working in medicine and biology.

Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) 
ISE is an independent platform of European learned societies and scientific organizations whose aim is to promote mechanisms to support all fields of science at a European level, involve scientists in the design and implementation of European science policies, and to advocate strong independent scientific advice in European policy making.

Romanian College of Medical Physicists (CFMR)
CFMR is the professional organization of medical physicists from Romania. Its goal is to promote, support and supervise the practice of medical physicist profession in the country.

Romanian Society of Pure and Applied Biophysics (RSPAB) 
RSPAB is a scientific association founded in 1990 promoting the cooperation between the scientists interested in biophysical concepts and techniques with beneficial applications in medicine, biology, biotechnology, engineering and not only.


INTERNATIONAL BODIES 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
IAEA is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons.

International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
ICRP is an independent, international, non-governmental organization, with the mission to provide recommendations and guidance on radiation protection.

International Council for Science (ICSU)
ICSU is an international organization devoted to international cooperation in the advancement of science.

International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
IFMBE is primarily a federation of national and transnational organizations, which represent national interests in medical and biological engineering.

International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
IOMP is a professional organization for medical physics with nearly 22,000 members in 84 countries.

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
ISMRM is a multi-disciplinary nonprofit association that promotes innovation, development, and application of magnetic resonance techniques in medicine and biology throughout the world. 

The International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM)
IUPESM is the umbrella organization for IOMP, IFMBE, and other affiliate organizations that represent the fields of physical and engineering sciences in medicine.  

The International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB)
The function of IUPAB is to support research and teaching in biophysics.

World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR)
UNSCEAR was set up by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly in 1955 to “define precisely the present exposure of the population of the world to ionizing radiation.”

International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
ICTP is a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world.


STANDARDS 

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)

International Commission on Radiation Units & Measurements (ICRU)

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)     


PROJECTS 

European Training and Education for Medical Physics Experts in Radiology (EUTEMPE-RX)

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging (PiDRL)

European Network on Education and Training in Radiological Protection (ENETRAP III)

European Nuclear Education Network (TRASNUSAFE)

Medical Radiation Protection Education and Training (MEDRAPET)


JOURNALS 

ARS Medica Tomitana
This is the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine at the Ovidius University of Constanta. It publishes original papers and case reports concerned with aspects of the general interest of the medical, scientific basis, clinical features and therapeutic approach of diseases. The journal is published four times a year.

Biophysical Journal
This journal presents original articles, letters, and reviews on the most important developments in modern biophysics, emphasizing the molecular and cellular aspects of biology.

European Biophysics Journal 
This journal which is co-published with the European Biophysical Societies’ Association publishes original papers, reviews, and letters.

Medical Physics
This journal publishes research concerned with the application of physics and mathematics to the solution of problems in medicine and human biology.

Medical Physics Journals
This is a list of journals that publish articles in the field of radiation oncology and medical physics.

Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics
This journal publishes research and review papers in medical physics.

Physics in Medicine and Biology
This is an international journal of biomedical physics and engineering.

Romanian Journal of Biophysics 
This is a quarterly journal that publishes both original and review articles, as well as other contributions (notes, book reviews, etc.) in the field of pure and applied biophysics and related domains.

Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik
This journal is a platform for basic research and practical applications of physical procedures in medical diagnostics and therapy. It publishes articles in both German and English.


OTHERS 

AIP Medical Physics portal

European Medical ALARA Network (EMAN)

European Training and Education in Radiation Protection Foundation (EUTERP)

European ALARA Network

International Day of Medical Physics 
An initiative of the International Organization of Medical Physics

medicalphysicsweb.org
from the Institute of Physics