To establish relationship between experiments and theorical models for a better interpretation of the results on the application of radiation in medicine.

Invited Professors

Prof. Colin G. Orton

Wayne State University USA

Prof. María Ester Brandan

IF UNAM México

Dr. Miguel Ángel Ávila-Rodríguez

FM UNAM México

Dr. Guerda Massillon-JL

IF UNAM México

Dr. Adela Pointevin

Hospital Médica Sur México

Dr. Remigio Cabrera-Trujillo


Dr. José Ramos-Méndez

University of California, San Francisco USA

M. Sc. Margarita López-Titla

General Electric Latin-America

Dr. Ma. Isabel Delgadillo-Cano

Universidad de Guanajuato-León México

Dr. Héctor Mauricio Garnica-Garza

CINVESTAV Monterrey México

M. Sc. Alexis Cabrera-Santiago

HRAE Victoria México

Dr. Iván Rosado-Méndez

IF UNAM México

Dr. J. Héctor Morales-Bárcenas

UAM-I México


  • Energy loss mechanisms of charged particles in matter
  • Interaction of low-energy radiation with matter and the impact in Dosimetry
  • Analysis and evaluation of Uncertainties
  • Monte Carlo modelling for medical applications
  • Monte Carlo modelling for relative biological effectiveness, RBE
  • Parameter estimation and inverse problems in medical physics
  • Implementation of radiobiological aspect within the treatment planning system for radiotherapy treatment
  • Immunotherapy and Radiotherapy
  • Physics of Medical Ultrasound
  • Simulation and processing of Medical Ultrasound signals
  • Physics of Resonance Magnetic Imaging
  • Physics of Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Mammographic images: Acquisition, quality and dose
  • Physics of Nuclear Medicine

Who can register?

  • Last-semester-undergraduate and graduate students registeres in Mexican Physics and Medical Physics programs.
  • Clinical medical physicists.
  • Researchers interested in Medical Physics.

Important Dates

Registration april 22 - may 24

To register, send an email to titled 2nd Summer school with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Institution
  • Academic level student, professor or medical physicists

We will provide lunch to all registered participants and limited fellowship (housing for 6-night hotels) for students and clinical medical physicists who live outside of Mexico City

To apply for housing support, besides information above, please provide an institutional letter of support from your supervisor or head of the program.

Abstract Submission

If you are interested in submitting an abstract to the 2nd Summer School in Medical Physics 2019, please see the information below. Send your abstract to with the subject: "Abstract for 2nd Summer school 2019"

Important deadlines

  • Abstract submission deadline: May 10th (10:00pm CST)
  • Notice for abstract corrections: May 17th
  • Corrected abstract resubmission: May 20th (10:00 CST)
  • Final notice of acceptance: May 22th

Abstract evaluation process

Abstracts received before May 10th (10pm CST) will be reviewed by faculty members. A week after the submission deadline (May 17), authors will be notified in case they need to improve their abstracts. Updated abstracts will have to be resubmitted within the next three days (deadline May 20th 10:00pm CST). Abstracts will be scored, and the best 16 will be selected for talks. Those who are not selected to give a talk will be invited to register to the summer school and present a poster in person. Authors will be notified about the final decision on May 22nd.

Abstract submission guidelines


  1. Literature review about research topic of interest
  2. Results from ongoing research project

The abstract has to be written in English with a maximum of 300 words (from Introduction to Discussion/Conclusion) and have the following structure:

  1. Type of submission (literature review or research results)
  2. Title
  3. Authors
  4. Affiliations
    1. Introduction
    2. Methods
    3. Results
    4. Discussion/Conclusion
    5. Acknowledgements

Figures are not allowed.

Information for presenters

Presentations will be allotted a total of 15 minutes: 12 minutes presentation + 2 of questions (1 minute for changing speakers) Presenters can choose to present in English or Spanish, but the slides have to be in English.

The format will be PowerPoint wide slide Talks will be divided in two sessions: Session 1 rom 9:00 to 11:15 (8 talks) and Session 2 from 11:45 to 14:00 (8 talks)

Notification of acceptance june 3


Mexico City Insitute of Physics UNAM Alejandra Jáidar Auditorim