SNMMI Association News


The 3rd Theranostics World Congress on Ga-68 and PRRT is quickly approaching

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Don't miss the 3rd Theranostics World Congress on Ga-68 and PRRT, March 12-14 in Baltimore, Md. Hear from world-renowned plenary speakers and a global roster of leading experts presenting their research and experience in delivering theranostics for NETs, prostate cancer, and beyond. Discover how the field has evolved, from advances in radiochemistry to translational research to using state-of-the-art molecular imaging with 68Ga PET radiopharmaceuticals and radionuclide therapy. Register today.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Grab your copy of this popular book from SNMMI. Targeting technologists specifically, 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!


Application deadline is April 13 for new SNMMI-TS/ARRT Professional Development Grants

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 02, 2015

SNMMI-TS has teamed up with the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists to provide 13 grants of $500, one grant per SNMMI chapter. Applications must be turned in by April 13. Interested? Check out SNMMI's Grants and Awards website to learn more!


Recipients announced for 2015 Henkin Fellowship

SNMMI SmartBrief | Mar 02, 2015

SNMMI and the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging have announced the 2015 recipients of the Robert E. Henkin Fellowship. The 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 process.


ACR/SNMMI approve joint credentialing statement for PET/MR: Brain

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

SNMMI and ACR have collaborated to develop a credentialing statement for physicians responsible for the oversight and interpretation of PET/MRI examinations. The statement will appear in the April issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.


Download the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting Preview brochure

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Download your copy of the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting Preview brochure and get a sneak peek into what's taking place at this year's meeting -- June 6-10 in Baltimore's Inner Harbor in Maryland. The Annual Meeting offers you more than 150 scientific and CE sessions -- including up to 20 SAM sessions -- as well as the scientific poster hall, educational exhibits and one of the profession's top exhibit halls. Plus, enjoy an extensive agenda of networking events, providing the perfect opportunities to connect with your colleagues from around the world. Register today.


Master the technical aspects and practice of nuclear cardiology -- VOICE credit is available

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

Focusing on the basic principles and technical aspects of all nuclear cardiac imaging studies, Nuclear Cardiac Imaging: Terminology and Technical Aspects, 2nd edition, is the perfect companion for new technologists, nuclear medicine and radiology residents and cardiology fellows. Order your copy today!


SNMMI-TS and ARRT offer new grants for technologists

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

Are you looking to pursue additional educational/professional development opportunities to advance your career as a nuclear medicine technologist? SNMMI-TS has teamed up with the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to provide 13 grants of $500, one grant per SNMMI chapter. Applications must be turned in by April 13. Interested? Check out SNMMI's Grants and Awards website to learn more!


Be prepared with the PET Online Review Workshop. VOICE credit available

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

SNMMI's PET Online Review Workshop has been designed to help nuclear medicine professionals develop the essential level of understanding in PET and PET/CT needed to pass the NMTCB's PET Exam. Focusing on the fundamentals of PET imaging in oncology, cardiology and neurology, this online program includes comprehensive lectures covering the NMTCB's content outline and mock exam. Learn more!


2015 ERF-SNMMI CMIIT Laboratory Professionals Awards application deadline is Thursday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

Are you a non-PhD lab professional who has developed innovative/novel and high-impact tools, techniques, and practices in molecular imaging? We want to recognize your efforts! Consider applying to the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's CMIIT Laboratory Professionals Award. Award recipients will receive a complimentary SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting registration and $1,000 monetary award. Apply by Thursday.


NRU reactor extends operations until 2018

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

On Feb. 6, the Canadian government announced that the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor will extend operations until March 31, 2018.


Download the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting preview brochure

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Download your copy of the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting preview brochure and get a sneak peek into what's taking place at this year's meeting -- June 6-10 in Baltimore's Inner Harbor in Maryland. The Annual Meeting offers you more than 150 scientific and CE sessions -- including up to 20 SAM sessions -- as well as the scientific poster hall, educational exhibits, and one of the profession's top exhibit halls. Plus, enjoy an extensive agenda of networking events, providing the perfect opportunities to connect with your colleagues from around the world. Register today.


2015 ERF-SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowships application deadline is Wednesday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

The 2015-2016 Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and the SNMMI's Bradley-Alavi Fellowships' application deadline is fast approaching. Help to introduce and stimulate students' interest in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine by supporting their full-time participation in clinical or basic research studies for three months (or less)! Apply by Wednesday.


Attend the 2015 Northern California Annual Chapter Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2015

Register today to be part of the 2015 Northern California Annual Chapter Meeting, Feb. 26 in Pleasanton, Calif. The SNMMI Northern California Annual Chapter Meeting will offer 6 CEU's and 6 California SCOPE's (Imaging 3.25, Therapy 2.00 and Radiopharmacy/Rad Safety .75). This meeting is for physicians, scientists, technologists and students interested in nuclear medicine.


Attend a global gathering of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 19, 2015

Register today to be part of the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting, June 6-10 in Baltimore. Join 4,000 of your colleagues from more than 60 countries for engaging sessions featuring an exceptional roster of organizations, including EANM, FDA, IAEA, NIH, ASNC, ACR and more. Learn more about the premier educational, research and networking event in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine.


2015 ERF-SNMMI CMIIT Laboratory Professionals Awards application deadline is Feb. 26

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 19, 2015

Are you a non-PhD lab professional who has developed innovative/novel and high-impact tools, techniques and practices in molecular imaging? We want to recognize your efforts! Consider applying to the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and SNMMI's CMIIT Laboratory Professionals Award. Award recipients will receive a complimentary SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting registration and $1,000 monetary award. Apply by Feb. 26.


2015 ERF-SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowships application deadline is Feb. 25

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 18, 2015

The 2015-2016 Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and SNMMI's Bradley-Alavi Fellowship's application deadline is fast approaching. Help to introduce and stimulate students' interests in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine by supporting their full-time participation in clinical or basic research studies for three months (or less)! Apply by Feb. 25.


Upcoming webinar: "Dynamic PET Imaging for Technologists"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2015

Join Lance Burrell, MS, CNMT, RT(CT) -- Thursday at 3 p.m. ET -- as he kicks off the 2015 Clinical Trials Network Webinar Series with important information on working with investigational agents and dynamic PET imaging, the differences between static and dynamic PET and the "how, when and why" of performing dynamic PET. Burrell will also provide an introduction on analyzing acquired data from the dynamic imaging. Register today.


The 3rd Theranostics World Congress Ga-68 and PRRT is quickly approaching

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2015

Register now and be part of the 3rd Theranostics World Congress, March 12-14 in Baltimore. The congress will provide updates on recent developments in the field of theranostics for NETs, prostate cancer and beyond. Experts from around the world will discuss their research and experience in the field. Register today.


SNMMI's Valentine's sale continues today!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2015

SNMMI members! Show your love for learning with SNMMI Valentine's Deals. Save up to 30% off select SNMMI educational courses and publications through Wednesday. Pick up your copies today.


SNMMI's Valentine's sale begins today!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2015

Treat yourself to the perfect gift this Valentine's: a book from SNMMI. Select items on sale through Wednesday. Pick up your copies today.


Become part of our Facebook family!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2015

Follow SNMMI on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mysnmmi. Participate in discussions, stay up-to-date on the latest news and connect with more than 8,500 of your peers on our Facebook page.


Call for 2015 proposals: IAC Research Award

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 12, 2015

The IAC Research Committee seeks to support innovative and meritorious research relevant to accreditation and quality improvement through its annual IAC Research Award Program, awarding grants up to $75,000 (including institutional overhead). Letters of Intent are due March 3.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2015

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.


Prepare for the NMTCB's PET exam

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2015

SNMMI's PET Online Review Workshop has been designed to help nuclear medicine professionals develop the essential level of understanding in PET and PET/CT needed to pass the NMTCB's PET Exam. Focusing on the fundamentals of PET imaging in oncology, cardiology and neurology, this online program includes comprehensive lectures covering the NMTCB's content outline, as well as a mock exam. Learn more!


Explore the SNMMI Career Center

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2015

Visit SNMMI's Career Center to search for jobs, set up alerts, post your resume and access job search resources. Because it's part of the National Healthcare Career Network, it gives you access to hundreds of listings from relevant organizations. Visit the Career Center.


New for 2015! MIRD Radiopharmaceutical Dosimetry Symposium

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 06, 2015

Available exclusively for SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting Attendees (additional fees apply), this pre-meeting symposium seeks to provide current status of radiopharmaceutical therapy with a particular emphasis on the key role played by dosimetry. RPT or therapeutic nuclear medicine is an underutilized modality with great potential; dosimetry can provide guidelines for optimal treatment planning, in addition to providing insight into tumor dose-response relations. Learn more and register today.


SNMMI comments regarding DaTscan™

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2015

On Jan. 26, SNMMI submitted comments to the Drug Enforcement Administration regarding a regulation that requires registration to administer the radiotracer drug DaTscan™.


State-of-the-Art Molecular Imaging in Cancer Biology and Therapy Conference begins in less than 2 weeks

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2015

Time's running out to register for the American Association for Cancer Research/SNMMI State-of-the-Art Molecular Imaging in Cancer Biology and Therapy Conference, Feb. 11-14 in San Diego. This groundbreaking event will bring together imaging scientists with biologists in basic, translational and clinical research to explore how new findings in molecular imaging can improve cancer diagnostics, treatment and patient outcomes. Register today.


Attention technologists: submit your scholarship applications by Wednesday, February 4

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2015

Only a couple days remain to submit your applications for the following scholarships: 2015 PDEF Mickey Williams Technologist Minority Scholarship ($2,500), 2015 SNMMI-TS Bachelor's Degree Completion Scholarship ($4,000), and the 2015 PDEF Professional Development Scholarship ($5,000). Learn more and submit your application today.


2015 SNMMI Mitzi & William Blahd, MD, Pilot Research Grant deadline is Wednesday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2015

Don't miss the final opportunity to submit an application for this pilot research grant, designed to help a basic or clinical scientist in the early stages of their career conduct research that may lead to further funding. This grant provides $25,000 for one year and is made possible by support from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Submit an application.




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