SNMMI Association News


SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy -- a unique, fully funded opportunity to invest in your career

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 27, 2016

Student applications for the SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy are due by Oct. 25 -- apply now! This is a unique opportunity to increase your leadership skills and opportunities through a two-day course, fully funded by the SNMMI Technologist Section. Download your application.


Celebrate 30 years of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 27, 2016

Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week by showing your support for the profession. Read the official 1986 resolution, then grab your 2016 gear before it's all gone. Order today -- products are selling out!


Learn how to interpret Axumin™ (fluciclovine F-18) scans

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 26, 2016

A comprehensive online reader training course is now available to help physicians interpret scans using Axumin™ (fluciclovine F-18). This course contains 10 embedded video files of narrated cases and post-training assessment. Access this training course in the SNMMI LMS. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of course assessment. This course does not offer CE credits.


Stay a proud member of SNMMI

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 26, 2016

Members are the first to hear about the latest news and developments affecting the field. That's because SNMMI is always present on the front lines, representing our members' interests. From the Clinical Trials Network to advocacy efforts, SNMMI and our members are dedicated to advancing nuclear medicine. Together we are moving the profession forward. Stay a proud member of SNMMI -- renew today!


Registration is now open for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2016

Registration is now available for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging's marquee winter event -- the 207 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting. Taking place Jan. 19-22 in Phoenix, the meeting themes include utilizing new FDA-approved radiopharmaceuticals; quantification of amyloid and tau; prostate cancer imaging and therapy; advances in nuclear cardiology technologies and protocols; radiation safety; and leadership and management in nuclear medicine. Learn more and register today.


Don't wait! Renew your membership online

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2016

SNMMI membership expires on Sept. 30, 2016. Renewing your membership is fast and easy with SNMMI's step-by-step online renewal process. Keep access to all your current member benefits and remain a part of our dedicated community of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals. Renew online today.


Your abstract submission could earn you a trip to China

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Learn how you could be selected to travel to China for two weeks and participate in the Sino-American Exchange Program when you submit an original abstract for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix.


Order the SNMMI "Basic Science" combo series

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 22, 2016

Get a comprehensive overview of the basic science of nuclear medicine with this great online series, featuring 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.


It's time to renew your SNMMI membership

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 21, 2016

SNMMI membership expires on Sept. 30, 2016. All SNMMI and SNMMI-TS members can now renew their membership online. Let SNMMI help you maintain professional credentials, keep you up-to-date on industry developments and advance your career with professional development opportunities. Renew your membership online today. We look forward to serving you for another year!


Now accepting applications for the Hyman-Ghesani RAD-AID SNMMI Global Health Scholarship

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 20, 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.


Now available! Abdominal MRI Case Review

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 20, 2016

ACNM and SNMMI have partnered to bring you the first-ever online MRI teaching modules as an introduction to interpreting MRI. The first set, Abdominal MRI, is now available! Over the next year, ACNM/SNMMI will release 5 more sets of 25 cases covering abdominal II, pelvic, neurology, chest and oncology MRI. Each set of 25 cases offers CME/SAM credit upon completion of the course. Order the Abdominal MRI Case Reviews.


NAS report finds US supply of critical medical isotope vulnerable

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2016

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a report on the state of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production, its utilization in medicine and progress toward eliminating the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU) during production. The report says, "The committee judges that there is a substantial (>50 percent) likelihood of severe molybdenum-99/technetium-99m supply shortages after October 2016, lasting at least until current global suppliers complete their planned capacity expansions." Learn more.


Now accepting nominations for SNMMI Fellowship (FSNMMI designation)

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2016

The SNMMI Fellowship Program recognizes SNMMI members for service to the society and for outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI Fellowship is one of the most prestigious formal recognitions available to long-time SNMMI members, symbolizing distinguished service to SNMMI as well as exceptional achievement in the field. Application deadline: Nov. 1. Download the application.


Review and interpret up to 100 CT cases

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 16, 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.


Promote nuclear medicine while you're on the go

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 16, 2016

Featuring mesh siding and an insulated bottom and available in yellow, green, blue or red, this new collapsible bag is perfect for the beach, pool or your kid's game! Plus, with an imprint of "Committed to Quality. Dedicated to Patients," you're spreading awareness for the profession wherever you go. Pick one up today.


The SNMMI Virtual Meeting offers up to 74 hours of credit!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 15, 2016

The SNMMI 2016 Virtual Meeting 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. Order today.


Represent SNMMI and ACNM in China

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 15, 2016

Learn how you could be selected to travel to China for two weeks and participate in the Sino-American Exchange Program when you submit an original abstract for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix. Learn more.


Explore the fundamentals of the physics and technologies of nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 14, 2016

Through concise, straightforward explanations and supporting graphics that bring abstract concepts to life, the new 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!


Now accepting nominations: 2017 Saul Hertz, M.D., Award

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 13, 2016

The Saul Hertz, M.D., Award is a lifetime achievement award recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions to radionuclide therapy. The nominee must be a current SNMMI member and exemplify outstanding achievements in contributing to radionuclide therapy. Deadline for nominations: Oct. 5. Find out more.


Apply for the $5,000 ERF-SNMMI-TS Advanced Degree Program Award

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 13, 2016

The ERF-SNMMI-TS Advanced Degree Award serves to support a student who is pursuing an advanced program to advance his/her career in nuclear medicine. Deadline for applications: Sept. 1. Submit your application.


SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy -- applications due Thursday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 12, 2016

Application deadlines are approaching for the SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy -- a unique opportunity to increase leadership skills and opportunities through a two-day course, fully funded by the Technologist Section. The technologist application deadline is Sept. 15; the student application deadline is Oct. 25. This is a unique opportunity to invest in your career ... FREE. Download your application.


Accelerator grants available for neuroendocrine cancer research

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 12, 2016

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation has requested proposals for breakthrough "Accelerator Grants" to advance its vital mission to cure neuroendocrine cancers. Each grant award is up to $1.2 million paid over a four-year period. Letters of intent are due Friday, Oct. 14; full applications are due Friday, Nov. 18. Learn more and submit your proposal.


No more fumbling for your ID badge!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 09, 2016

The perfect accessory for the nuclear medicine professional! Imprinted with this year's Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week theme, "Committed to Quality. Dedicated to Patients," this badge ID holder features a clear front slot to display your ID badge and multiple additional pockets to store money, credit cards and even most cellphones. Order some for your entire department!


Call for abstracts!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 08, 2016

Attention young professionals including those in training (residents, physicians, nuclear pharmacists or scientists) or in practice within 10 years of graduation: Abstracts now being accepted for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix. Learn more and submit your abstract today.


SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy -- a unique opportunity to invest in your career

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 07, 2016

Application deadlines are approaching for the SNMMI-TS Leadership Academy -- a unique opportunity to increase leadership skills and opportunities through a two-day course, fully funded by the Technologist Section. The technologist application deadline is Sept. 15; the student application deadline is Oct. 25. This is a unique opportunity to invest in your career ... FREE. Download your application.


Nuclear Medicine Physics Training: Findings of the AAPM/SNMMI Task Force

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 07, 2016

A summary of the findings and recommendations of the AAPM/SNMMI Joint Task Force report on the state of nuclear medicine physics training was published in the July issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. See the recommendations.


Pathways to the Future of Nuclear Medicine: Phase 1 Report

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 06, 2016

Hossein Jadvar, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, reports on the progress of the Pathways to the Future of Nuclear Medicine Task Force in determining potential training pathways for future practitioners in nuclear medicine. Read the report.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 06, 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. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 02, 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.


Now available! ACNM/SNMMI Online MRI Case Review

SNMMI SmartBrief | Sep 01, 2016

ACNM and SNMMI have partnered to bring you the first-ever online MRI teaching modules as an introduction to interpreting MRI. The first set, Abdominal MRI Part I, is now available! Over the next year, ACNM/SNMMI will release five more sets of 25 cases covering abdominal II, pelvic, neurology, chest and oncology MRI. Each set of 25 cases offers CME/SAM credit upon completion of the course. Register for Abdominal Part I.


Call for abstracts opens today!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 31, 2016

Attention young professionals, including residents, physicians or scientists in training, or in practice within 10 years of graduation: Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz.


SNMMI-TS graduate-level program grant application deadline is tomorrow

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 31, 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 applications: Sept. 1. This grant is made possible through support from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Learn more.


Access top research presentations from your peers

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 30, 2016

The latest research in the profession is now at your fingertips. The new SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall allows you to view 650+ scientific abstract oral presentations and 1,000+ scientific abstract posters presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Order the Virtual Poster Hall.




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