Author Archives: GWS

Austin

The theme for today is “of a certain age.” I’m sitting in the Austin airport listening to Kenny Burrell on my iPhone and waiting to go home to Charlotte and catch up on a week of missed sleep.

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I am not selling personnel monitors.

I’ve just spent an exhausting week at the AAPM annual meeting. As always it was a pure pleasure to be among friends and to make a few new ones. I gave 5 Symposium talks, a new high water mark for … Continue reading

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The 3 Day Rule

I’m just back to Charlotte from my week at the Summer School in Colorado Springs. Having the lamb burger and Hoptimum at The Liberty. Good week, good to be home. The School was terrific if a bit evangelical. I was … Continue reading

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SEAAPM 2013 Spring Symposium

I’m happy to have the opportunity to organize and chair a symposium on device safety. I think it’s a pretty great program. Al deGuzman has also put together a very nice complementary program for the chapter meeting to follow. I … Continue reading

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5000 of my closest friends…

I live in Charlotte, NC now. Since December of ’11. The AAPM annual meeting is coming to Charlotte in a few weeks. I’ve been telling folks that I’m expecting a week-long visit by 5000 of my closest friends. I’m gonna … Continue reading

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Look, I’ve been busy…

Wow, hard to believe it’s been so long since I updated y’all. Well, then again, not so hard to believe. So much has happened. But first things first. I am prompted to blog today primarily by the fact that I … Continue reading

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Residents

I want to publicly say just how very proud I am of my first resident to graduate from the Vassar Brothers / Health Quest program in Poughkeepsie, NY. Dominic DiCostanzo, MS took a big chance on us when he accepted … Continue reading

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A season of change

I put my latte mug and tea kettle in a box, dropped my badge on the desk and left my office at UROC for the last time earlier today. Yes, I worked half a day on Thanksgiving, the day after … Continue reading

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GWSGems #1 – Efficient output adjustment on a Clinac

In my time as a self-employed contractor I got to touch a lot of equipment and swap tips and clues with a lot of people. I have tended to keep many of the best of these to myself and my … Continue reading

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Getting primed for Vancouver

For the record, and in case you spot me in the lobby bar, my favorite bourbon of the moment is Four Roses small batch. Hard to come by in Vancouver it appears, but really quite readily to hand in Louisville. … Continue reading

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