Accession Number:

ADA416971

Title:

Washington Area Computer Aided Surgery (WashCAS) Monthly Meetings

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Oct 2000-30 Sep 2003

Corporate Author:

GEORGETOWN UNIV WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Since its inception in 1999, the Washington, D.C., Area Computer-Aided Surgery Society WashCAS has become the major vehicle in the WashingtonBaltimore area for exploring the issues in the emerging field of computer aided surgery and related technologies. Key accomplishments of the society to date are Has held meetings every other month since 1999, featuring many of the nations leading experts on computer aided surgery and related topics. Has brought together representatives from local funding agencies and universities including NIH, NSF, NRL, the Navy Medical Center, Walter Peed, and Fort Detrick. Participating universities have included Georgetown, George Washington, George Mason, Catholic, and Johns Hopkins, among others. While the great majority of the meetings have been held at the National Library of Medicine, we have also held meetings at Georgetown, George Washington, and the University of Maryland. Established a web site www.washcas.org to disseminate information, including abstracts of all the talks to date and links to local research groups.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE