Stay tuned for information about the 2023 National Proton Conference!


Palm Trees
and particle therapy

Our conference has come and gone. It was great to connect with so many in sunny St. Pete after two years apart! 

This year’s conference covered the spectrum of proton therapy from the latest clinical research to design and construction. We are excited to dive into health policy and the role proton therapy plays in cancer initiatives like value-based care and Cancer Moonshot.

Thank you for joining us in Florida!

2022 Programming

Latest Clinical Topics in Proton Therapy

Get the latest information and gain new knowledge from industry luminaries:

  • Randomized Clinical Trials for Proton Therapy
  • Flash Therapy Research Update with Dr. Jim Metz and Dr. John Breneman
  • Optimizing the Proton Treatment Planning Workflow
  • Addressing Inequitable Access to Proton Therapy
  • Promise of Proton Therapy in the Reirradiation Setting
  • PTCOG-NA SPECIAL MINI SESSION: Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer

Proton Therapy Center Operations

Key considerations for operational excellence:

  • Improving Efficiency
  • Pediatric Programs
  • New Patient Orientation Programs
  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Improving Patient Access
  • Patient Engagement

New and Developing Centers

Key points for considering and opening a center:

  • Development of a 30-Year Proton Center
  • Design & Construction
  • Connect with Leaders from Established Centers

Insurance & Appeal Best Practices

Learn the latest best practices:

  • Proton Radiation Oncology / Reimbursement & Insurance
  • Innovative Solutions to Advance the Proton Therapy Insurance Appeal Process

What Past Participants Say

“Thank you for an exceptional virtual conference. So well done all around! It was wonderful to engage with the proton community and “see” colleagues and learn so much. Wonderful job all around.”

Fern Nibauer-Cohen

Director of Patient Engagement and Business, Radiation Oncology Department, Penn Medicine

“I too congratulate all who worked tirelessly to organize. Best virtual conference yet!”

Dayna Bodensteiner

Director of Product Management RaySearch Americas

“I also want to express my sincere thank you to Jennifer, the NAPT, and the conference committee for a great virtual conference with a great high-quality program. Well done by everybody.”

Dayna Bodensteiner

Director of Product Management RaySearch Americas

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NAPT National Proton Conference Committee

Kristin Morris Heath | Program Chair

Abram Gordon | Cincinnati Children’s / UC Health Proton Therapy Center
Arpit Chhabra, MDNew York Proton Center
Brad RobbertUniversity of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute
Brian Baumann, MD | Siteman Cancer Center
David Raubach | Oklahoma Proton Center
Jason Caron | McDermott Will & Emery
Joy Godby | MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center Houston
Kimberly Simmons-Lee | Maryland Proton Treatment Center
Kristin Morris Heath | Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida

Leonard Arzt | Stantec Particle Therapy Consultant
Fern Nibauer-Cohen | UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Peng Wang, PhD | Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Sarah Ferrington | ProCure Proton Therapy Center
Vickie Miller | Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Yoly Magana | Loma Linda University Medical Center
Justin Alvarez | Texas Center for Proton Therapy