SNMMI Association News


SNMMI's 2017 Annual Meeting is coming to Denver!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

Make your plans to attend the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. Widely recognized as the premier educational, scientific, research and networking event in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, the meeting will provide physicians, technologists, pharmacists, laboratory professionals and scientists with an in-depth view of the latest technologies and research in the field. Learn more and register today!


Report your PQRS measures to avoid penalties

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a CMS reporting program that gives eligible professionals the opportunity to assess the quality of care they provide their patients. SNMMI has partnered with CECity to offer PQRSwizard, an online tool to guide you through the steps to collect, validate, report and submit the results to CMS for payment and to avoid penalties. Report your PQRS measures by Feb. 28. Get started today.


Finally -- a comprehensive overview of the basic science of nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

This popular educational offering on the basic science of nuclear medicine features 20 in-depth online lectures. Topics include Basic Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Detectors, SPECT Data Acquisition and Quality Control, Computers in Nuclear Medicine, Emission Tomography and Image Reconstruction and more. AMA, ACPE and VOICE credit available. Learn more and get started today.


SNMMI-TS Member-only webinar: Quality Imaging and the Technologist: Making it Personal

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Join April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS, on Jan. 31 at 3:00 p.m. for a free webinar: "Quality Imaging and the Technologist: Making it Personal." She'll discuss the technologist's responsibilities for achieving a high-quality nuclear medicine study, the concept of personalized imaging and human factors. The results of the SNMMI-TS quality survey and how it relates to practicing technologists will also be covered. Register today.


FDA issues draft guidances on compounding and repackaging radiopharmaceuticals

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

The FDA issued two draft guidances that describe FDA's proposed policies regarding the compounding and repackaging of radiopharmaceuticals for human use by state-licensed nuclear pharmacies or federal facilities, and outsourcing facilities.


Now available: "Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2016: Quality, Safety, And Dose Optimization" with CE credit!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

This comprehensive book focuses on ways to improve quality, increase safety and reduce radiation burden in myocardial perfusion imaging. It is designed as an easy reference that will give new insights to even the most tenured technologists. The SNMMI, through its Verification of Involvement in Continuing Education (VOICE) program, has approved this mini-book for a maximum of 10.0 continuing education hours (CEHs). Get started today.


2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting online registration closes today!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

It's your last chance to register online for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting. Register now and join your colleagues for this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Remember, online registration closes today, Jan. 13. Register online now! **Please note, onsite registration is available in Phoenix beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 18.**


The 2017 Ursula Mary Kocemba-Slosky, PhD, Professional Relations Fellowship application deadline has been extended

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

There's still time to submit your application for the opportunity to gain direct, personal exposure to professional/public relations activities of SNMMI as they relate to other medical societies and other professional organizations. If you are an MD, scientist or technologist who has completed 3-10 years of post-training experience in the field, submit your application today. Application deadline is Jan. 25, 2017.


2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting online registration closes tomorrow!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

Don't miss your last opportunity to register online for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting. Register now and join your colleagues for this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Remember, online registration closes this Friday, Jan. 13. Register online today!


A detailed overview of nuclear medicine technology ... with self-evaluation questions!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

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.


2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting online registration closes Friday!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

The 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting begins next week in Phoenix. Don't worry, there's still time to register online to attend this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Remember, online registration closes this Friday, Jan. 13. Register online today!


2017 Mitzi & William Blahd, MD, Pilot Research Grant: Deadline is Jan. 15

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 10, 2017

The pilot research grant is designed to help a basic or clinical scientist in their early career conduct research that may lead to further funding. May be used for PI salary support or for direct costs. Support not provided for salaries of other research personnel or for indirect costs. Provides $25,000 for one year. Made possible by support from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.


Call for abstracts submission deadline is today: Monday, Jan. 9

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 09, 2017

It's your last chance to submit your abstract for the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. If you are a physician, scientist, technologist, lab professional or educator/course director in nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, SNMMI's Annual Meeting provides the ideal platform for presenting your research to a global audience of your peers while increasing your professional recognition in the field. Abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST today to be considered.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar on Jan. 10: "Pediatrics Part I -- Emergency Nuclear Medicine"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 09, 2017

Attend the "Pediatrics Part I -- Emergency Nuclear Medicine" webinar, presented by Helen Nadel, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 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.


2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting online registration closes next Friday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 06, 2017

The excitement is building for this year's SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22 in Phoenix. Make your plans now to attend this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Register and start planning for your schedule today! Remember, online registration closes Jan. 13, 2017.


SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting abstracts are due by Monday, Jan. 9

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 06, 2017

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your abstract for the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting. If you are a physician, scientist, technologist, lab professional or educator/program director in nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, SNMMI's Annual Meeting provides the ideal platform for presenting your research to a global audience of your peers while increasing your professional recognition in the field. The submission deadline is Monday, Jan. 9. Submit today.


Looking for an introduction to the physics and technologies of nuclear medicine?

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 05, 2017

Through concise, straightforward explanations and supporting graphics that bring abstract concepts to life, the Basic Science of Nuclear Medicine -- the Bare Bone Essentials book is an ideal tool for anyone looking for an introduction to the fundamentals of the physics and technologies of modern-day nuclear medicine. Order your copy today!


2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting online registration closes Jan. 13

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 04, 2017

The excitement is building for this year's SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22 in Phoenix. Make your plans now to attend this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Register and start planning for your schedule today! Remember, online registration closes Jan. 13, 2017.


Johannes Czernin, M.D., named editor-in-chief for The Journal of Nuclear Medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 03, 2017

Johannes Czernin, M.D., has assumed leadership of SNMMI's educational flagship publication, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM). Czernin sees a bright future for nuclear medicine and its contributions to high-quality health care, and he envisions JNM at the center of that renaissance -- beginning with the January 2017 issue. Read about it.


Less than a week remains to submit your abstract

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jan 03, 2017

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your abstract for the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting. If you are a physician, scientist, technologist, lab professional or educator/program director in nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, SNMMI's Annual Meeting provides the ideal platform for presenting your research to a global audience of your peers while increasing your professional recognition in the field. The submission deadline is Monday, Jan. 9. Submit today.


2017-2018 ERF SNMMI Predoctoral Molecular Imaging Scholar Program: Deadline Feb. 1

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 30, 2016

This pre-doctoral program supports a research scholar applying molecular imaging approaches to investigate biological pathways in disease models. May be used for PI salary support or for direct costs of supplies/equipment. Support not provided for salaries of other research personnel or for indirect costs. This $45,000 grant provides $22,500 annually for two years. Made possible through a grant from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Learn more.


Only a couple of days remain to make a 2016 tax-deductible gift

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 29, 2016

Remember, Dec. 31 is your last opportunity to make tax-deductible contributions for 2016. Give today to help support SNMMI's mission-critical programs and strategic initiatives in 2017 and beyond!


Have you registered for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting?

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 29, 2016

The excitement is building for this year's SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22 in Phoenix. Make your plans now to attend this cutting-edge event highlighting the latest advances in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Online registration closes Jan. 13, 2017. Register and start planning for your schedule today!


Your gift can help advance the profession

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 28, 2016

Help support SNMMI's mission-critical programs and strategic initiatives with a tax-deductible donation for 2016. Your support will help SNMMI make an even greater impact in 2017. Give today!


Call for abstracts submission deadline is Monday, Jan. 9

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 28, 2016

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your abstract for the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. If you are a physician, scientist, technologist, lab professional or educator/course director in nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, SNMMI's Annual Meeting provides the ideal platform for presenting your research to a global audience of your peers while increasing your professional recognition in the field. Learn more and submit your abstract today.


Review essential topics in nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 23, 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.


Call for abstracts submission deadline is Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 22, 2016

Don't wait until the last minute to submit your abstract for the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. If you are a physician, scientist, technologist, lab professional or educator/course director in nuclear medicine/molecular imaging, SNMMI's Annual Meeting provides the ideal platform for presenting your research to a global audience of your peers while increasing your professional recognition in the field. Learn more and submit your abstract today.


The Robert E. Henkin Fellowship application deadline is Dec. 28

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 21, 2016

The Robert E. Henkin Fellowship is designed to provide young professionals in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging direct personal exposure to government relations activities of the SNMMI, as well as the state and federal legislative and regulatory processes. Eligible applicants include residents or fellows (physician), scientists or technologists who have completed their training within the last 10 years. Learn more and submit your application today.


Hyman-Ghesani RAD-AID SNMMI Global Health Scholarship application deadline is Dec. 31

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 21, 2016

The application is now available for SNMMI member residents and faculty of ACGME-accredited radiology and nuclear medicine departments to apply for funded positions in RAD-AID interdisciplinary teams serving in Tanzania. Recipients will have opportunities in educational training, research, direct on-site assistance in medical imaging and strategic planning and to work as a member of RAD-AID's multidisciplinary teams carrying out projects including funded travel. Deadline: Dec. 31. Apply now.


SNMMI develops USP recommendations for compounded sterile radiopharmaceuticals

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 20, 2016

SNMMI has developed USP recommendations for compounded sterile radiopharmaceuticals. The recommendations aim to address certain common practices in the field of nuclear pharmacy that are not adequately defined by generally accepted practice standards. Learn more, and see the full white paper.


Last chance for holiday savings!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 20, 2016

Don't miss your final opportunity to save up to 40% during SNMMI's 12 Deals for the Holidays sale. It's the perfect opportunity to get the valuable information you need at the savings you love. Visit our holiday deals page for a complete list of what's on sale!




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