2019 Penn Proton Course:

Positioning your Center for Success


Radiation oncologists, trainees, physicists, dosimetrists, administrators and staff interested in learning about proton therapy and center operations.


  • Interactive Course Structure
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Personalized Training
  • Introducing new ways to use Virtual Reality (VR) in patient engagement and education


  • Understanding the logistics of establishing a proton therapy center with clinical and research capabilities
  • Describe the current clinical indications and applications of proton therapy
  • Explain the regulatory aspects of proton therapy planning and delivery from the standpoints of quality assurance and compliance
  • How to choose and work with your vendor
  • How to build a strong business case for your proton therapy center
  • The ABC’s of Contracting
  • Key presentations from experts in:
    • Therapy
    • Dosimetry
    • Physics
    • Clinical
    • Business Administration
    • Program Development
  • Build a dedicated patient community who are natural advocates for proton therapy

This program has been submitted to CAMPEP for approval of XX MPCEC hours, MDCB for XX CE credits and ASRT for XX A+ credits.


Contact RadOncProtonCourse@uphs.upenn.edu with any course related questions.


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For the 6th Annual Course on Proton Therapy, we suggest you contact the following hotels that are the closest to the meeting venue (less than 2km):

Please don’t wait too long before booking your room as the Penn Course is happening at the same time as the Philadelphia Marathon and this might put pressure on accommodation rates and availability:

The Inn at Penn
Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel 
The Study at University City

Each Course attendee is responsible for booking the accommodation in Philadelphia.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided on Saturday November 23rd and Sunday November 24th at the Course venue. A Networking Dinner will be offered on Saturday November 23rd evening.

Register For The 2019 Penn Proton Course