EIN 23-7057224

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

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The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is a scientific, educational, and professional nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the application of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
Related structure
AAPM is a parent organization to a group of 21 other organizations.

Program areas at AAPM

Council and committee activities - the council and committee structure has direct oversight of all research, education and professional program activities. A science council directs all research funding activities and produces scientific and technical reports discussing the ongoing research in medical physics. The science council contributes to the program of the annual meeting. The education council has responsibility for developing and monitoring all continuing education programs for the Association. The professional council maintains a focus on the clinical practice of medical physics and helps to develop practice and other recommended guidelines for medical Physicists to use in their clinical work. The councils oversee the major awards and grants given by aapm.
Publications - aapm publishes the premier scientific, peer-reviewed journal in the field. Entitled "journal of medical physics", the journal publishes the results of scientific research in the field. in 2019 it included approximately 6,000 pages and is widely distributed both domestically and internationally. It is the most highly regarded scientific publication in the field of medical physics. Likewise, in 2012, the aapm began publishing 'the journal of applied clinical medical physics' dealing exclusively with the clinical practice of medical physics. This journal is also peer reviewed and is offered free of charge worldwide.
Education and professional development - a scientific meeting is held annually to enable members to present the results of their latest research. in 2019 there were over 4,800 participants and approximately 2,200 proffered submissions. The program also drew approximately 110 exhibitors who presented their latest products and services to participants in the exhibition hall. Sessions are segregated by professional interest and include imaging physics, therapy physics, and professional issues and practices. in addition, a spring clinical meeting is held devoted to the clinical issues facing medical Physicists. A single-topic summer school is presented annually, and a number of other special topic conferences are held throughout the year with a total of more than 700 participants. Several of these specialty meetings also include vendor exhibits.

Form 990s for AAPM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122019-10-18990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-29990View PDF
2015-122017-03-07990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
American Institute of Physics (AIP)See Part Iv$92,575

Financials for AAPM

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,570,662
Program services$6,162,845
Investment income and dividends$396,154
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$65,423
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$116,580
Total revenues$10,311,664

Personnel at AAPM

Angela R KeyserExecutive Director$347,775
Robert McKoyDirector, Finance$145,392
Lisa Rose SullivanDirector, Meetings and Programs$161,660
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...and 14 more key personnel

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General information
1631 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(301) 209-3350
Facebook page
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IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption