We regret that, similar to many other conferences, the 2020 meeting was canceled due to the potential health risks faced by attendees, speakers and exhibitors.
Attendees from 16 states and Canada registered for the meeting, and we look forward to hosting them in 2021.
Attendees from 17 states and D.C. registered for SATRO® 21, held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 11-12, 2019, resulting in an increased attendance year-over-year. Twenty-year attendees recognized at the conference included Tim Kelly, Duke Raleigh Hospital and Dawn Myers, Central Georgia Radiation Oncology, in Macon. Tonya Terry, from Genesis Healthcare Partners in San Diego, California, was the non-vendor attendee who traveled the farthest to attend our conference. Jennifer McDougal, from the R. Boissoneault Oncology Institute in Ocala, Florida, won the top door prize. Approval for 10.5 continuing education units was available from the AAPC, ASRT, MDCB and ROCC©. Jordan Johnson, Churchill Consulting, was awarded the annual SATRO chat group award for his support of our listserv. The group also expressed its appreciation for our platinum sponsors, Elekta and Varian.
The 20th annual SATRO® conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead, April 12-13, 2018. Twenty-year attendees recognized at the conference included Marcia Phillips, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Mishael Young, Central Georgia Radiation Oncology, and Paul Williams, SERO. Tina Redders, from Turville Bay MRI & Radiation Oncology, Madison, WI, was the non-vendor attendee who traveled the farthest to attend our conference. Jennifer Lee, from Duke University, won the top door prize. Approval for 10.5 continuing education units was available from the AAPC, ASRT, MDCB and ROCC©. A special feature at the conference was the opportunity to receive a free caricature, offered during the extended Thursday night happy hour. In addition, Varian offered an informative, interactive software workshop providing group peer-to-peer discussions.
At the 19th annual SATRO® conference, held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Sylvia Pratt, from the Medical University of South Carolina, was recognized as a 15 year conference attendee. Jill Garrett, from the University of Florida Health Cancer Center-Orlando Health, in Orlando, won the top door prize. In addition, Varian offered demonstrations of its ARIA® oncology information system for radiation oncology, ARIA information system for medical oncology, FullScale™ oncology IT solutions, Insightive™ analytics, PremierAssurance™ advantage professional services, OncoPeer™ cloud community, and ARIA Business Office.