Thank you for your interest in becoming an APEx Surveyor. ASTRO is currently only seeking radiation oncologists who would like to become an APEx Surveyor. Please review the information on this page before beginning your application. Once you are ready, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Surveyor Portal to begin.
In order to be an ASTRO APEx Surveyor, one must satisfy all of the following:
ASTRO also expects its surveyors to comply with all aspects of the Surveyor Agreement and all APEx Accreditation Procedures, including but not limited to the following:
Surveyors are expected to exercise professional conduct and use appropriate communication in accordance with APEx Surveyor procedures before and during the survey interview and with facility staff. Surveyors serve as data collectors for ASTRO; final decisions will be made by committee as described below.
Before accepting a facility visit assignment, the surveyor must consider his or her ability to act impartially in reviewing the facility and whether such impartiality could be impaired by any financial interest, personal relationship, commercial relationship or interest of the surveyor’s employer. Surveyors must actively engage in the identification, disclosure and resolution of any conflicts of interests which arise. To this end, surveyors are expected to:
All current (or potential) APEx Surveyors must agree to all of the following to continue as (or become) a surveyor.