Dear Colleagues,

I have the pleasure of inviting you to join us for this virtual webinar.  This is the first national CPD event for 2024. We welcome registration and participation from both SORSA members and non-members, including radiographers internationally.

The past virtual symposia and webinars hosted by SORSA were well received. I trust that you will find this symposium enriching and meaningful too.

 I look forward to seeing you online.

Dr Riaan van de Venter

SORSA president

Dr Riaan van de Venter

SORSA President

Dr Fozy Peer

SORSA Public Liaison Officer

pROGRAMME & speakers

Prof Issam El Naqa
Head of Deparment of Machine learning,  Moffitt Cancer Centre, Tampa, Florida

Issam El Naqa, PhD is the founding chair of the department of Machine Learning at Moffitt Cancer Center and Professor in oncological sciences Tampa, Florida.  He is a certified Medical Physicist by the American Board of Radiology. He is a recognized authority in the fields of machine learning, data analytics, and oncology outcomes modeling and has published extensively in these areas with more than 250+ peer-reviewed journal publications,  and 5 edited textbooks. He has been a member and fellow of several academic and professional societies including AAPM, IEEE, AIMBE. His research has been funded by several federal and private grants in Canada and the USA and served on national and international study sections. He acts as a peer-reviewer and editorial board member for several leading international journals in his areas of expertise.


Dr Chris Trauernicht

Chris Trauernicht is the head of the medical physics division at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, as well as an associate professor at Stellenbosch University. He is the current president of the Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations (FAMPO) and also serves on the Accreditation Board of the International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP). Chris has north of 150 congress contributions and 30 papers. He serves as an assessor for the Health Professions Council of South Africa and has acted as examiner and convenor for the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. The IAEA has appointed Chris as expert on numerous occasions. Chris was the recipient of the 2020 “International Day of Medical Physics” award for his services to medical physics in the FAMPO region.

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Click on the button below to navigate to the registration system to sign up for the complimentary event for SORSA members.

CPD points submission to the HPCSA are complimentary to SORSA members.

CPD points submission to the HPCSA are available at a cost of R75 per webinar to SORSA non-members.   

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