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The 2015 Winter School in Brief

- Sixth edition of the course
- Gathering of about 100 radiation oncology professional
- Four day continuing education event
- Expert faculty from industrial psychology, medical physics, radiation therapy and radiation oncology
- Patient participation
- CPQR indicent reporting software demo
- Proferred presentations

Curriculum (to be finalized)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   - Patient-centered care
- Human and team performance
- Event reporting, including a demo of the new National System for Incident Reporting: Radiation Therapy (NSIR-RT)
- In-vivo dosimetry
- Change management
- Maintaining standards
- Peer review

Kelowna, British Columbia

A recreational lakeside paradise on stunning Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is a relaxing place to visit.
Its temperate climate offers a break from the Canadian Winter School traditiion of cold temperatures
and lots of snow. However, ski enthusiasts need not despair. Big White, British Columbia's second largest
ski resort is just an hour out of town!

2015 Organizing Committee

John Kildea, physicist, McGill University Health Centre (Chair and Course Director)
François Bachand, MD, BC Cancer Agency
Carolyn Freeman, MD, McGill University Health Centre
Daniel la Russa, physicists, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
Kathryn Moran, RT, Capital District Health Authority
Todd Pawlicki, physicist, University of California at San Diego
Christiaan Stevens, MD, University of Toronto
Mona Udowicz, RT, CancerControl Alberta
Conrad Yuen, physicist, BC Cancer Agency

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