SNMMI Association News


Can't attend the annual meeting in person? CT/MRI case reviews are available online

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 29, 2017

SNMMI's online offering gives you the opportunity to review and interpret 52 CT studies and 48 MRI case studies when it's convenient for you! Topic areas include Head, Neck, Musculoskeletal, Spine, Abdomen, Pelvis, Thorax and Cardiopulmonary. Learn more.


CT and MRI case reviews to be offered at SNMMI's 2017 Annual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 29, 2017

Don't miss the opportunity to add these important case reviews to your Annual Meeting registration. Held in collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver, the CT and MRI case reviews will provide 12 hours of review over two consecutive days for nuclear medicine professionals. Topic areas include Abdomen, Pelvis, Chest with Cardiac, Musculoskeletal with Spine, and Neuro (Brain/Head and Neck). Register today.


SNMMI social media reach engagement milestones

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 28, 2017

SNMMI's social media channels provide members of the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging community with news on the latest research, educational opportunities, regulatory changes, SNMMI advocacy efforts, scholarships and grants, and more. The Facebook and LinkedIn sites have reached new milestones in community participation. Read more.


Sitting for the NMTCB's PET exam?

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 28, 2017

Grab your copy of SNMMI's PET Study Guide, and develop the required level of understanding in PET and PET/CT to ace your NMTCB PET exam. The Study Guide covers the NMTCB's content outline. Learn more and purchase your copy today; 14 VOICE credits available.


Date change notice: Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar moved to April 26

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2017

Attend the "PET/CT of the Skeleton -- Using CT Findings to Increase the Specificity of PET" webinar, presented by Gary Ulaner. This members-only webinar will now take place on April 26 at noon ET. It's offered through a joint initiative of ACNM and SNMMI and is complimentary for ACNM and SNMMI members. Space limited. ACNM members, learn more and register. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register.


Share your referral challenges

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2017

SNMMI is conducting a survey to identify and better understand the barriers that keep SNMMI members from getting referrals, determine if they are significant and view their prevalence in different settings of interest. The results of this survey will be incorporated into Session CE39, "Referral Barriers and Solutions You Can Use," taking place at the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting. Share your referral experiences -- take the survey by March 31.


SNMMI Annual Meeting early-bird registration ends Thursday, April 13

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

Save up to $255 off on-site rates when you register by Thursday, April 13, for the SNMMI Annual Meeting. This year's meeting--taking place June 10-14 in Denver -- features more than 150 scientific and CE sessions, 1,000+ scientific posters, a world-class exhibit hall and more. Plus, get exclusive attendee only, pre-meeting rates on the Virtual Meeting and Virtual Poster Hall when you register. Make your plans today!


Now available! ACNM/SNMMI Online MRI Case Review

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

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! Each set of 25 cases offers CME/SAM credit upon completion of the course. Register for Abdominal Part I.


It's Throwback Thursday! Save 30% on this popular title

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

For today only, SNMMI is turning back the clock and offering you savings! Today only, save 30% off the Quick Reference Protocol Manual for Nuclear Medicine Technologists! This top-selling book is designed to be a quick reference for technologists to aid in performing the most common nuclear medicine procedures ordered by a referring physician. No promo code needed. Offer ends at midnight ET. Purchase your copy today.


Register for the "Hot Trot 5K" Run/Walk

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

Sign up for the 3rd Annual "Hot Trot 5K" run/walk, taking place June 10 in Denver. Proceeds will benefit the advancement of nuclear medicine technologists through professional development via the SNMMI-TS Professional Development and Education Fund. A portion of the registration proceeds will also support Freedom Service Dogs, a local Denver charity enhancing the lives of people with disabilities. Come out, have fun, and support your field.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar on April 4: "PET/CT of the Skeleton - Using CT Findings to Increase the Specificity of PET"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 22, 2017

Attend the "PET/CT of the Skeleton - Using CT Findings to Increase the Specificity of PET" webinar, presented by Gary Ulaner, on Tuesday, April 4, 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.


Molecular Imaging journal: SNMMI members submit free through May

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 22, 2017

The article processing fee for articles accepted for publication in Molecular Imaging is waived for SNMMI members through the end of May. This journal, published now by SAGE, is edited by Henry VanBrocklin, PhD.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 21, 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.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 21, 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.


Download the 2nd issue of the SNMMI Annual Meeting Preview Magazine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

Take a sneak peek into the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting. In the latest issue, learn more about optional pre-meeting seminars of clinical, scientific and academic interest taking place in Denver! Plus, view session highlights, including content focused on addressing current professional challenges, and great networking opportunities to see and be seen this June 10-14! Download your copy today.


It's your lucky day!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 17, 2017

If you're not an SNMMI member, join today and save an additional $17 on your membership dues. You don't need luck to have a successful career in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI works to give members the resources needed to flourish in the field. Join our professional community of 17,000 members and gain access to exclusive benefits geared toward advancing your career. Join using this one-day discount.


Spot what others may fail to see

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 17, 2017

Reader Training is now available to help physicians interpret scans using NETSPOT™ (kit for the preparation of Ga-68 dotatate injection). NETSPOT™ was approved on June 1, 2016, for PET detection of somatostatin receptor positive neuroendocrine tumors in adult and pediatric patients. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course assessment. This course does not offer CE credit. Access the training.


Now available on-demand: "Quantitative Image Analysis -- The Technologist Perspective"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 16, 2017

Miss the recent CTN webinar? Now you can watch it on-demand! Join Paul Galette and Adam Opanowski as they discuss the key role the nuclear medicine technologist plays in the process of quantitative image analysis. Get started now. For upcoming live webinars, visit this page.


Pick up your copy of the Nuclear Cardiology Technology Study Guide, 2nd Edition

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 14, 2017

Developed by a team of leading nuclear cardiology technologists, the Nuclear Cardiology Technology Study Guide, 2nd Edition will enhance and reinforce your knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, pathology and electrophysiology as you prepare for the NMTCB's nuclear cardiology specialty examination. VOICE credit is available! Learn more.


Download the 2nd issue of the SNMMI Annual Meeting Preview magazine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 14, 2017

The latest issue is now available, featuring details on optional pre-meeting seminars of clinical, scientific, and academic interest taking place in Denver! Plus, view session highlights, including content focused on addressing current professional challenges, and great networking opportunities to see and be seen this June 10-14! Download your copy today.


Deadlines approach for 3 grant/scholarship opportunities

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 13, 2017

The deadline for two grants and a scholarship is this week, on Thursday, March 16. Awards range from $500 to $105,000. Find out if you are eligible.


Technologists, did you know? New fast facts page

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 10, 2017

Technologists: Check out the SNMMI-TS Fast Facts page for need-to-know information on topics from scope of practice and required credentials to Mo-99 availability and fellowship/scholarship opportunities! And stay tuned for more facts.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 10, 2017

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!


Want instant access to leading research presentations?

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 09, 2017

Be sure to add the Virtual Poster Hall to your 2017 Annual Meeting registration! With hundreds of scientific presentations expected to be available at the Annual Meeting, it'll be difficult to view them all. SNMMI's Virtual Poster Hall allows you to more closely examine nuclear medicine and molecular imaging research from your peers and catch the posters and presentations you may have missed. Learn more today.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 09, 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.


Start planning your schedule for SNMMI's 2017 Annual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 08, 2017

Personalize your schedule for the SNMMI Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. With more than 150 scientific and CE sessions available, as well as the scientific poster hall, one of the profession's top exhibit halls and an extensive agenda of networking events, SNMMI's marquee event has something for everyone. Begin planning today.


This month in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 07, 2017

See what's in the March issue of JNM -- including the Featured Article of the Month (Imaging the Cytokine Receptor CXCR4 in Atherosclerotic Plaques with the Radiotracer 68Ga-Pentixafor for PET) and the Featured Clinical Investigation Article (Impact of 18F-Fluciclovine PET on Target Volume Definition for Postprostatectomy Salvage Radiotherapy: Initial Findings from a Randomized Trial).


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar on March 8: "Nuclear Medicine Testing from a Head and Neck Surgeon's Perspective"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 07, 2017

Attend the "Nuclear Medicine Testing from a Head and Neck Surgeon's Perspective" webinar, presented by Brendan Stack, on Wednesday, March 8, 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.


SNMMI submits comments to FDA on compounding

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 06, 2017

SNMMI submitted comments to the FDA on draft guidance "Compounding and Repackaging of Radiopharmaceuticals by State-Licensed Nuclear Pharmacies." The guidance explains that, under current law, radiopharmaceuticals compounded or repackaged by state-licensed nuclear pharmacies and federal facilities are subject to all applicable provision of the FD&C Act related to the production of drugs. Read more.


SNMMI is upgrading its systems to better serve you

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 06, 2017

Attention valued members and customers: SNMMI will be undergoing system upgrades March 2-6. During this time, you will unable to log in to snmmi.org. In addition, the following functions will be unavailable: Membership Renewals/Member Only Content; Store Purchases; Meeting/Webinar Registration; and Educational Activity Access. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Validate your PET/CT scanner

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2017

Do you want to find out if your scanner is performing at its best? The Clinical Trials Network offers a Scanner Validation Program to test your PET/CT scanner. A successful validation will ensure that your study patients as well as your clinical patients are being scanned on a quantitatively and quantitatively accurate PET/CT. Find out more.


Build your SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting schedule

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 02, 2017

Personalize your schedule for the SNMMI Annual Meeting, June 10-14 in Denver. With more than 150 scientific and CE sessions available, as well as the scientific poster hall, one of the profession's top exhibit halls and an extensive agenda of networking events, SNMMI's marquee event has something for everyone. Begin planning today. *Please note, registration will be unavailable March 2-6 as SNMMI undergoes system upgrades.


Deadlines approach for 7 grant/award opportunities

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 01, 2017

Seven grants, scholarships and awards are now open for applications, many with deadlines in March. Awards range from $500 to $105,000. Start working on your application now!


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 01, 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). Learn more.


Today is your last day to report your PQRS measures and avoid penalties

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 28, 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 the CMS for payment and to avoid penalties. Report your PQRS measures by Feb. 28. Get started today.




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