SNMMI Association News


Taking a trip to the beach or the pool? Dry off with a new beach towel from SNMMI!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2016

Imprinted with this year's Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week theme: "Committed to Quality. Dedicated to Patients," this 30" x 60" towel is the perfect accessory, whether you're headed to the beach, the pool, or someplace in between! Show off your love for the profession! Order now -- supplies are limited!


Order the top-selling Quick Reference Protocol Manual for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2016

Technologists, grab your copy of this popular book from SNMMI. The Quick Reference Protocol Manual for Nuclear Medicine Technologists provides structured, up-to-date information for more than 70 nuclear medicine procedures. Each protocol lists the essential information for the procedure, from patient preparation through dose and administration. Learn more and order your copy today!


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar: "PET and SPECT Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2016

Attend the "PET and SPECT Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases" webinar, presented by Dana Mathews, PhD, MD, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 12:00 p.m. ET. This members-only webinar series is being offered through a joint initiative of ACNM and SNMMI and is complimentary for ACNM and SNMMI members. Space is limited. ACNM members, learn more and register here. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register.


Succeed with the new SNMMI Nuclear Medicine Review Course

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2016

Take SNMMI's recently released online nuclear medicine review course -- covering the most essential topics in nuclear medicine -- and gain the level of expertise you need to ace your exam! AMA PRA Category 1 credits available. Learn more about this indispensable study tool.


Using 68Ga-DOTATATE in the Management of Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 27, 2016

Peptide receptor imaging has become a mainstream modality within nuclear medicine. Join Corina Millo on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 3:00 p.m. ET for an overview on 68Ga physics and production, somatostatin receptors and their physiology, somatostatin receptors analogs and their antagonists and applications for 68Ga-labeled somatostatin analogues imaging, focusing on 68Ga-DOTATATE. Register for this webinar.


Free Digital Book: Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2016: Quality, Safety, and Dose Optimization

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 27, 2016

SNMMI Members, log in to view your free digital copy of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2016: Quality, Safety, and Dose Optimization. This new digital publication offers comprehensive coverage of myocardial perfusion imaging, with particular focus on ways to improve quality, increase safety and reduce radiation burden. Log in and view your copy.


A convenient way to access cutting-edge research presentations

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 26, 2016

The new SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall enables you to view an online version of the scientific abstracts (both oral and posters) presented at the Annual Meeting -- extending the life of the research presented. Rich content will be shown via ePosters, including audio and video capabilities. Learn more about the new Virtual Poster Hall.


SNMMI-TS grant funds creation of new graduate-level programs

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 26, 2016

The SNMMI-TS is excited to announce a new grant focused on the creation of new graduate-level programs that will provide varying opportunities for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging technologists to advance their education and career. Award amount: up to $20,000. Deadline for application: Aug. 12. This grant is made possible through support from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. More information.


SNMMI Annual Meeting -- digital abstract books available

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2016

Free digital interactive versions of the SNMMI Annual Meeting Abstract Books are available for oral sessions, technologist sessions and posters. Meeting abstracts are also available on the JNM website at jnm.snmjournals.org.


SNMMI comments on FDA data integrity and compliance with CGMP

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 25, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration released new draft guidance in April to help the pharmaceutical industry ensure data are consistent and accurate. SNMMI addressed several concerns with the guidance, such as the need for the FDA to delineate the difference between PET drug manufacturing and convention drug manufacturing. Learn more.


Review and interpret up to 100 CT cases

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

This new online course provides a comprehensive CT Case Review for nuclear medicine professionals. Review and interpret up to 100 CT studies. Purchase the entire CT Case Review bundle and save 30%. AMA-PRA and VOICE credit available. Learn more and get started today.


Nuclear medicine technologists: Save money on these great study and reference tools

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Save 10% on the Steves' Review of Nuclear Medicine Technology, 4th edition, and Practical Mathematics in Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2nd edition, when you purchase them together as part of the best-selling Technologist Study Combo. It’s an in-depth review at a great price!


Now accepting applications for ARRT-SNMMI-TS Professional Development Grants

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

The ARRT-SNMMI Technologist Section Professional Development grants serve to support nuclear medicine technologists wishing to pursue additional educational opportunities to advance their professional career. Additional education opportunities include, but are not limited to; continuing education courses (live or online), ARRT certification exams (application fees), degree seeking education (associate, bachelors or masters) etc. Thirteen grants will be awarded, for $500 each. Deadline: Aug. 1. Learn more.


Technologist students: Apply for $4,000 to help fund your bachelor's degree education

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2016

The SNMMI-TS Bachelor's Degree Completion Scholarship ($4,000) serves to support a student who is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree completion program related to their nuclear medicine career or to the field of nuclear medicine. Apply today! Deadline is Friday, July 22.


SNMMI honors outstanding contributors at Annual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2016

SNMMI recognized contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during its 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role SNMMI members play in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, cancer and neurological conditions. Learn more.


Instrumentation? New therapeutic agents? Advanced cardiac? We've got you covered.

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 15, 2016

Pick up your copy of Steves' Review of Nuclear Medicine Technology, 4th edition. This detailed overview of nuclear medicine technology -- updated and expanded to cover patient care, instrumentation, nuclear oncology, electrocardiography, interventional drugs and new therapeutic agents -- is complemented by hundreds of self-evaluation questions and answers mirroring the structure of national certification examinations. Learn more.


Earn up to 75 credit hours with the SNMMI 2016 Virtual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2016

This unique digital video library gives you access to 100 premier sessions from the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting! Includes more than 150 hours of content, through synchronized presenter slides and audio. CME, ACPE & VOICE credits available on select sessions, and prices start as low as $259. Get started today.


Enhance your basic math skills within nuclear medicine technology

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2016

Practical Mathematics in Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2nd edition, will increase your knowledge of statistics, radiation safety, instrumentation, radiotherapy and clinical procedures. Add this book to your library today.


"Half-Life" T-shirts are back by popular demand!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016

Available in black or charcoal, the "Half-Life" T-shirts are back in stock! Don't miss the chance to own this all-time best-selling shirt and show off your love for the profession! Order now -- supplies are limited!


Show pride in your profession. Celebrate Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week -- taking place Oct. 2-8 -- matters because of the tireless efforts that you and the entire community devote to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Pick up your 2016 merchandise today, including performance T's, beach towels, drink tumblers and more! Order early -- supplies are limited!


SNMMI announces new "Virtual Poster Hall"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 12, 2016

The SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall enables you to view an online version of the scientific abstracts (both oral and posters) presented at the Annual Meeting -- extending the life of the research presented. Rich content will be shown via ePosters, including audio and video capabilities. Learn more about the new Virtual Poster Hall.


Michael J. Fox Foundation announces $2 million prize for development of alpha-synuclein PET tracer

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 12, 2016

During the 2016 SNMMI Annual Meeting, the Michael J. Fox Foundation announced a $2 million prize for development of a PET tracer to visualize the protein alpha-synuclein, the priority therapeutic target and biomarker candidate of Parkinson's disease research. The prize aims to motivate the field toward this vital research tool, which would allow for earlier and more precise diagnosis, progression tracking, and more efficient and effective intervention testing. Learn more.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar tomorrow: "Resourcing Radiopharmaceuticals"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 11, 2016

Attend the "Resourcing Radiopharmaceuticals" webinar, presented by Wendy Galbraith, PharmD, FAPhA, BCNP, on Tuesday, July 12, at 12:00 p.m. ET. This members-only webinar series is being offered through a joint initiative of ACNM and SNMMI and is complimentary for ACNM and SNMMI members. Space is limited. ACNM members, learn more and register. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register.


Journal of Nuclear Medicine impact factor third highest worldwide among medical imaging journals

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 08, 2016

The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) has again been ranked among the top medical imaging journals worldwide, according to new data released in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports published by Thomson Reuters. JNM earned an impact factor of 5.849 -- ranking third among the 124 journals included in the medical imaging category. Learn more.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar on July 12: "Resourcing Radiopharmaceuticals"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 08, 2016

Attend the "Resourcing Radiopharmaceuticals" webinar, presented by Wendy Galbraith, PharmD, FAPhA, BCNP, on Tuesday, July 12, at 12:00 p.m. ET. This members-only webinar series is being offered through a joint initiative of ACNM and SNMMI and is complimentary for ACNM and SNMMI members. Space is limited. ACNM members, learn more and register. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register.


Fourth Theranostics World Congress early-bird registration and abstract submission close July 8

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2016

Early-bird registration and abstract submission for the Fourth Theranostics World Congress close soon -- on July 8. Featured speakers include world experts in neuroendocrine and prostate cancer theranostics, including physicians, radiochemists, radiopharmacists and physicists. Get details and registration information.


Explore cutting-edge research with the new SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 06, 2016

The SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall enables you to view an online version of the scientific abstracts (both oral and posters) presented at the Annual Meeting -- extending the life of the research presented. Rich content will be shown via ePosters, including audio and video capabilities. Learn more about the new Virtual Poster Hall.


SNMMI achieves new status with CMS

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 05, 2016

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has been named a qualified provider-led entity (PLE) under the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria program for advanced diagnostic imaging. This will allow referring physicians to use SNMMI's appropriate use criteria (AUC) to fulfill the requirements of the 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). Read more.


Fourth Theranostics World Congress in Melbourne, Australia -- register now

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 05, 2016

Early bird registration and abstract submission for the Fourth Theranostics World Congress close soon -- on July 8. Featured speakers include world experts in neuroendocrine and prostate cancer theranostics, including physicians, radiochemists, radiopharmacists and physicists. Get details and registration information.




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