Through the Years
The Philippine Organization of Medical Physicists (POMP) was founded in 1986. For more than three (3) decades, POMP nurtured and shaped the medical physics landscape in the country. It was not an easy feat considering that the medical physics graduate program is only being offered by one (1) institution. Amidst the challenges, the pioneer educators and early batches of the program excellently delivered to guide and encourage more students, bringing the organization where it is now.
In 2017, POMP was renamed as Society of Medical Physicists in the Republic of the Philippines (SMPRP). While there may have been major changes in the organizational structure, the alignment of the purpose and objective of SMPRP with that of AFOMP is being maintained. Along with AFOMP, SMPRP aims to advance and safeguard the profession of Medical Physics in all its aspects, unite and promote cooperation and understanding among medical physicists and workers in the medical allied professions, and promote the welfare and professional development of medical physicists in the