The next stop on your SGRT Journey


SGRT in Action
Thursday, 11th May   

Join us before lunch for a series of practical workshops tailored to your experience level, covering everything from the basics of SGRT to advanced workflows, and exploring tattoo and mark free treatment possibilities. Workshops will be delivered collaboratively by experienced SGRT users, as well as Vision RT Clinical applications specialists, combining the how-to knowledge with real-world clinical experience.

7:30 am – 8:30 am

SGRT in Action Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am – 08:45 am


New Users: SGRT in Action Throughout the Clinic

08:45 am – 09:45 am

Experienced Users: Tattooless

08:45 am – 09:45 am

New Users: Tattooless

09:45 am – 10:45 am

Experienced Users: Tattooless

09:45 am – 10:45 am

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Live Demonstration of  the Tattooless Workflow

11:00 am

End of SGRT in Action Session

Main Event General Session (Day One)
“Latest Research”
Thursday, 11th May 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch and Registration

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

Welcome to the Meeting

Event MC
Miranda A. Murray R.T.(T)
Senior Radiation Therapist, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA

12:10 pm – 12:45 pm

Daniel Bailey, PhDLooking Forward: Use of Surface Guidance Throughout the Treatment Journey

Daniel Bailey, PhD
Head of Physics, Sarah Cannon, Atlanta, GA

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm

SGRT in Treatment Planning: Surface Guided Clearance Mapping

David Parsons, PhD
Associate Director of Medical Physics Residency Program, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Using Postural Video to Reduce Positioning Errors & Repeat Imaging

Carmen Parsels, BS, RT(R)(T)
Senior Radiation Therapist, Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Refreshment Break

Opportunity to network, enjoy product demonstrations and discussions with vendors.

TRACKS – Choose one

Experienced Users Track – Taking SGRT to the Next Level

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

New Users Track – Foundations of SGRT

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

In-person session, not live-streamed

Surface Guidance for SBRT Treatments: Benefits & Optimal Workflow

Mai Anh Huynh MD, PhD
Radiation Oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, MA

Lauren Conway MS, RT(T)
Chief Radiation Therapist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Brigham Cancer Center, Boston, MA

SGRT 101: Benefits, Selection & Implementation Plans

Sarah Carroll, BSRT(R)(T)
Operations Manager,
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

SGRT Begins at Simulation: Incorporating Surface Guidance Early in the RT Workflow

Siqiu Wang, PhD
Medical Physics Resident, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Getting Started: Our Journey to Tattoo/Mark-free Breast Treatments

Jotsna Singh, RT(T)
Chief Radiation Therapist , UC Davis Health Radiation Oncology, Sacramento, CA

Removing the Mask: The MD Anderson Experience with Head & Neck Treatments

Greg Swiedom, RT(T)
Clinical Supervisor, Radiation Therapy, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

See, Do, Teach: Peer Training Enhances Understanding of SGRT & Increases Employee Satisfaction

Kaci Slevin, RT(R)(T), MBA
Radiation Therapist, Northwell Health, Hempstead, NY

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Refreshment Break

Opportunity to network, enjoy product demonstrations and discussions with vendors.

Experienced Users Track – Taking SGRT to the Next Level (continued)

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

New Users Track – Foundations of SGRT

4:15 pm – 5:15  pm

In-person session, not live-streamed

Emmy WellsImplementing SGRT for Pelvis Treatments: Common Pitfalls & How to Overcome Them

Emmy Wells, BHA, RT(R)(T)
Lead Radiation Therapist, Intermountain Health – St. Vincent Hospital, Billings, MT

Less is More: How to Dramatically Simplify Simulation & New Starts by Embracing a Markless Workflow

Ryan Hecox, MS, DABR
Lead Medical Physicist, Intermountain Health – Canyons Region, Provo, UT

SGRT for Trigeminal Neuralgia & Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Treatments

Mike Tallhamer, DABR
Chief of Medical Physics, Centura Health, Denver, CO

Prone Breast Treatments Using SGRT: Accuracy, Impact, Workflows

Margaret Barker, MS
Medical Physicist, MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, Long Beach, CA

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Networking event

Join us for cocktails and canapes on and around the former TWA Terminal tarmac, and network onboard the 1958 Lockheed Constellation “Connie” airplane-turned-lounge.

General Session (day two)
Friday, 12th May 

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Toward Tattooless and Markerless SGRT Across Multiple Treatment Sites

George (Guang) Li, PhD, DABR
Attending Physicist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Using AlignRT InBore SGRT Technology with Bore-based Linacs

Sandra Urrutia, RT(T)
Senior Radiation Therapist, University of San Diego Health (UCSD), San Diego, CA

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Monitoring Beam & Position with Cherenkov Imaging

David Gladstone, ScD, DABMP, FAAPM
Director of Medical Physics Education and Research, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH

10:00 am- 10:30 am

Refreshment Break

Opportunity to network, enjoy product demonstrations and discussions with vendors.

Medical Physics Track

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Radiation Therapist Track

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

In-person session, not live-streamed

Adi RobinsonSGRT for SRS treatments: System Selection & Implementation

Adi Robinson, PhD, DABR
Medical Physicist, AdventHealth, Orlando, FL

Staffing Challenges: Implementation in a Small, Rural Alaskan Radiation Oncology Clinic

Libby Torresani, BS, RT(T)
Department Manager & Lead Radiation Therapist, Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center, Soldatna, AK

Quantification of Beam Latency Using SGRT
Josh Naylor

Josh Naylor, MPE, MSc, DipIPEM, BSc(Hons), MIPEM, ANSHCS
Principal Physicist, University Hospitals Dorset,  Dorset, UK

Rachel Barlow, MIPEM, Msc, BA (Hons)
Deputy Head of Radiotherapy Physics, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton, UK

Our Experience: Five-fraction Breast Cancer Treatment

Brooke Horning, BSRT(R)(T)
Photon Team Lead Therapist, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

10-minute case studies
Dosimetric Analysis of Intra-Fraction Motion Detected by SGRT during Linac Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Ryan Foster, PhD, FAAPM
Chief Physicist, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health, Cabarrus, Charlotte, NC

SGRT Use with Triggered Imaging in DIBH Liver Metastases Treatment

Emily Goddard, MSAH, RT(R)(T)
Radiation Therapy Supervisor, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN

Dosimetric Accuracy of Proton Breast Treatment with SGRT and CBCT Setups

Michael MacFarlane, PhD, DABR
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Easton, MD

Extended SSD Use in Metastatic Melanoma Treatment – Right Femur

Jonathan Ortiz, RT(T), MBA, BS
Radiation Therapist, Yale New Haven Health – Smilow Cancer Hospital, Greenwich, CT 

Treatment of Fungating Bi-lateral Breast Diagnosis

Aishling Mohan, RTT, BSc Hons
Senior Radiation Therapist, Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland 

Use of Unconventional ROIs in Complex Cases

Hannah Saunders, RT(R)(T)
Radiation Therapist, Cone Health Cancer Center – Wesley Long, Greensboro, NC

12:30 pm

Meeting Close / grab ‘n’ go lunch

*Agenda subject to change