RTi3 Conference

RTi3 is Canada's premier annual meeting for the Radiation Therapy community. RTi3 is committed to advancing the science and practice of Radiation Therapy, showcasing the latest research and clinical innovations.

RTi3 2022 will be held virtually on Friday, May 27th and Saturday, May 28th, 2022

Dr. Halkett RTi3 2022 Inquire Keynote

INQUIRE KEYNOTE 

Preparing patients for radiotherapy – How can we reduce patient anxiety?

MAY 27, 2022 | 3:50 PM - 4:40 PM EDT

Dr. Georgia Halkett, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Curtin University, joins us as our Inquire Keynote Address at the 2022 Virtual RTi3, with a presentation on reducing patient distress prior to radiation therapy treatment.

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Dr. Caissie Rti3 2022 Keynote Address

INTER-PROFESSIONAL KEYNOTE

Interdisciplinary Collaboration as Key to Success: Pan-Canadian Initiatives Promoting Patient Reported Outcomes in Radiation Oncology

MAY 27, 2022 | 3:50 PM - 4:40 PM EDT

Dr. Amanda Caissie MD, PhD, FRCPC, Associate Professor and Department Head (interim) in Dalhousie University’s Department of Radiation Oncology (DRO), will review the evolution of a Pan-Canadian approach to PRO use in Radiation Oncology, striving to fill in gaps between clinical practice, research opportunities and guideline recommendations through multi-centre and interdisciplinary collaborations.

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Dr. Will Tran RTi3 2022 Innovate Keynote

INNOVATE KEYNOTE

Development of an Artificial Intelligence Platform for High Risk Breast Cancer

MAY 28, 2022 | 10:10 PM - 11:00 AM EDT

Dr. William Tran, MRT(T), MSc, PhD, Clinician Scientist at the University of Toronto, Department of Radiation Oncology Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Odette Cancer Program, will discuss AI-based methods for personalized oncology in breast cancer. 

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Caitlin Gillan RTi3 2022 Inspire Keynote

INSPIRE KEYNOTE

Where the Puck is Going to Be

MAY 28, 2022 | 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM EDT

Caitlin Gillan, MRT(T), BSc, MEd, FCAMRT, Manager, Education and Practice Assistant Professor at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging and University of Toronto Department of Radiation Oncology, will apply Wayne Gretzky’s mantra that we need to “skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been” to radiation therapy practice. 

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Dr. Michelle Leech

WEBINAR

Bridging the Gap - Towards global equity in radiation therapy education

MAR 29, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

In this webinar, Dr. Michelle Leech will discuss the importance of equity in radiation therapy-specific education for radiation therapists globally. She will refer to her experience in this role for both the European Society of Radiation Therapy and Oncology (ESTRO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

A recording of the webinar is available by request. Please email us at radiation.oncology@utoronto.ca for a link. The CE credit will not be applied for this recording. 

Learn about Dr. Leech

Dates  

RTi3 2022 will be held on Friday, May 27th and Saturday, May 28th, 2022. 

Program Goals

  • To disseminate the latest evidence in radiation therapy to inform and stimulate clinical practice
  • To provide learning opportunities for practitioners to update their clinical knowledge
  • To facilitate networking and communication and the development of professional communities of practice

Learning Objectives

  • To gain new knowledge and understanding on: the innovative application of radiotherapy technology, factors influencing clinical outcomes, quality improvement in radiotherapy, and patient and supportive care
  • To inform practice knowledge and clinical skills through lectures and workshops on current and new practice models and strategies
  • To discuss challenges and opportunities related to advanced practice initiatives, career specialization and development, and education and research endeavors

Accreditation 

The RTi3 Conference has been granted 10 CE credits from the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB). 

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Planning Team for RTi3 2022

CO-CHAIRS

Darby Erler

RTi3 Co-chair

Odette

Winnie Li

Winnie Li

RTi3 Co-chair

Princess Margaret

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Brian Liszewski

Brian Liszewski

Committee Member

Ontario Health CCO

Cassandra Costello RTi3 Committee Member

Cassandra Costello

Committee Member

RVH

Ewa Szumacher

Committee Member

UTDRO/CPED

Kitty Chan

Kitty Chan

Committee Member

Princess Margaret

Madette Galapin

Madette Galapin

Committee Member

Odette

Martin Chai

Committee Member

Michener/UHN

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Meghan Ward

Committee Member

UTDRO

Merrylee McGuffin AR 2017-2018

Merrylee McGuffin

Committee Member

Odette

Dr. Michael Velec AR 2017-2018

Michael Velec

Committee Member

Princess Margaret

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Mikki Campbell

Committee Member

Odette

Nawroz Fatima RTi3 Committee Member

Nawroz Fatima

Committee Member

CVH

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Olga Pidhirska

Committee Member

UTDRO

Shaziya Malam RTi3 Committee Member

Shaziya Malam

Committee Member

Southlake Regional

Ruvette Coelho

Ruvette Coelho

Committee Member

Durham

Vickie Kong

Vickie Kong

Committee Member

Princess Margaret

STUDENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Caitlyn Marie Lazar RTi3 Committee Student Member

Caitlyn Lazar

Student Committee Member

UTDRO/Michener

Jill Marie Johnson

Jill Marie Johnson

Student Committee Member

UTDRO/Michener

Shu Wang

Shu Wang

Student Committee Member

UTDRO/Michener

Rabina Parhar RTi3 Michener Student Rep

Rabina Parhar

Student Committee Member

UTDRO/Michener