Advancing The Future of Proton Therapy

APRIL 14 – 16, 2021

Advancing The Future of Proton Therapy

APRIL 14 – 16, 2021 | ONLINE

Thank you for attending NAPT 2021!

The conference platform is open to registered attendees until May 31st.

View any sessions that you missed or connect with our Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Need Physician CME’s? Watch all six clinical sessions and submit your Evaluation Form by April 28th.

On April 15 and 16, 2021, NAPT will bring together the proton therapy community in a virtual format that builds on the success of our 2020 virtual education foundation with the addition of new opportunities and features.

This year we continue our mission to educate and increase awareness about the clinical benefits of proton therapy, ensure patient’s choice and access, and to encourage cooperative research and innovation. We are committed to move the proton industry forward and look forward to the opportunity to engage with all of you. Our community has united through the opportunities these challenging times have presented and our continued goal is to connect the brightest minds and visionaries in the field to advance the future of proton therapy – a future shaped by our collaboration to initiate, illuminate, and innovate together. 

Program Tracks

Clinical Topics in Proton Therapy

Hot Clinical Topics on Proton Therapy

Flash Therapy Research Update

Proton Therapy Clinical Research: The Path Forged, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions

The Expanding Role of Proton Therapy
Addressing Inequitable Access to Proton Therapy
Future Advances in Proton Therapy
FMA Accreditation Program
NAPT Accreditation Statement

Proton Center Operations

Improving Operational Efficiency in a Proton Center

Proton Radiation Oncology Coding/Reimbursement and Insurance Coverage

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Appeal Letter Writing 101: Laying the Groundwork for a Successful Prior Authorization

Patient and Care Partner Storytelling: Getting Key Messages Across in the Virtual World

Update from National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Improving Patient Access to Proton Therapy Through Value-Based Initiatives

Innovative Solutions to Advance the Proton Therapy Insurance Appeal Process

Innovative Approaches for Developing a Strong Physician Referral Network

Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model – 3 Things to Do Now

New and Developing Centers

Considerations in Design and Construction for Proton Therapy Development

Evolution of Single Room Proton Therapy Development

Financing Options for Developing Proton Centers and Expansion Projects

Key Considerations When Developing a Proton Therapy Center


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

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 | S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center at the 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
Matt Ladra, MD | Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center
Nancy Howard | Provision CARES Proton Therapy
Fern Nibauer-Cohen | UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Peng Wang, PhD | Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Rob Bahnsen | SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Rob Tokarz | Ackerman Cancer Center
Vickie Miller | Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Yoly Magana | Loma Linda University Medical Center