SNMMI Association News


The next SNMMI deal for the holidays is ...

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 09, 2016

It's time to check that SNMMI online program or book off your holiday wish list. Now through Dec. 20, SNMMI will be unveiling a new holiday deal every other day. It's the perfect opportunity to get the valuable information you need at the savings you love. Today's deal: Save 25% on the Nuclear Medicine Review Course! Visit our holiday deals page for more information!


Clinical Trials Network webinar on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 3:00 p.m. ET

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 09, 2016

Join Kellie Bodeker on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 3:00 p.m. ET for "Everything You Need to Know for an IND but are Too Afraid to Ask." Ms. Bodeker will present an overview of the IND application process for research and expanded access INDs, focusing on real-world techniques to implement an otherwise arduous application. Also to be reviewed: post-IND requirements and considerations for workflow and support after approval. Register now.


The early-bird deadline is today! Register now and save

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Make your plans now to attend the 2017 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. Early-bird registration ends today, Thursday, Dec. 8. Learn more and register today.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar: "Are you Dense? Update on Breast Scintigraphy for Imaging the Dense Breast"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Attend the "Are you Dense? Update on Breast Scintigraphy for Imaging the Dense Breast" webinar, presented by Leslie Flynt, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 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 Mid-Winter Meeting early-bird registration ends tomorrow

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Attend the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22 in Phoenix. Join your colleagues for more than 50 sessions, plus great networking opportunities, including the Awards Ceremony and Banquet and the Exhibitor Welcome Reception. Up to 30 CME/CE credits will be available. Register now and save.


SNMMI President Sally Schwarz serves on The Lancet Oncology's Moonshot Commission

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

SNMMI President Sally Schwarz, MS, RPh, BCNP, is a co-commissioner on The Lancet Oncology's Moonshot Commission, representing SNMMI and Washington University in St. Louis. This commission was launched in October in response to the White House Cancer Moonshot, which was announced in January 2016. The Moonshot is doubling national efforts and resources to develop cancer cures. Learn more.


2017 Mid-Winter Meeting early-bird registration ends Thursday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Attend the 2017 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix. Join your colleagues for more than 50 sessions, plus great networking opportunities, including the Awards Ceremony and Banquet and Exhibitor Welcome Reception. Up to 30 CME/CE credits will be available. Register now and save.


"Pick Your Pace" for MACRA participation

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

The CMS is rolling out a "Pick Your Pace" system to help clinicians make the transition to a new payment system. Not participating in the Quality Payment Program for the transition year will result in a negative 4% payment adjustment. What are your options?


Don't wait until the last minute. Save money on your registration now.

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 02, 2016

Make your plans now to attend the 2017 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. Early-bird registration ends Thursday, Dec. 8. Learn more and register today.


Review abdominal case studies

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 02, 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.


The early-bird deadline is one week away. Register now and save

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Make your plans now to attend the 2017 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. Early-bird registration ends Thursday, Dec. 8. Learn more and register today.


SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting call for abstracts

SNMMI SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Abstract submissions are now being accepted 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 the field of nuclear medicine and 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.


NEW!! Free, hands-on case review training for newly approved fluciclovine-F18!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Learn from the experts how to read fluciclovine-F18 scans in the biochemical recurrent prostate cancer patient. This FREE, 3-hour, hands-on case review training session for the newly approved agent will be offered at the SNMMI 2017 Mid-Winter Meeting on Sunday, Jan. 22, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. Space is limited to the first 100 registrants, so register today!


It's SNMMI's 12 deals for the holidays

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

It's time to check that SNMMI online program or book off your holiday wish list. Now through Dec. 20, SNMMI will be unveiling a new holiday deal every other day. It's the perfect opportunity to get the valuable information you need at the savings you love. Visit our holiday deals page for more information!


It's #GivingTuesday. Show your support for the profession.

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

Be part of a global philanthropic phenomenon. This annual day of giving back is the perfect opportunity for you to support the people, the research and the initiatives that continue to drive the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging profession forward. Your contribution will positively affect thousands of nuclear medicine professionals, but more importantly, the patients they serve. Give today.


Get firsthand experience in the process of health policy development

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

It is essential to have leaders with a tangible understanding of the challenges facing the profession. The Robert E. Henkin Fellowship exposes a highly motivated young professional in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging to the government relations activities of the SNMMI, as well as the state and federal legislative and regulatory process. Learn more about this important fellowship. Recommendation letters and applications are due no later than Dec. 28, 2016.


Still time to submit your application for JNMT editor

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology (JNMT) -- self-published by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) -- is seeking applicants for the position of editor of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology. Term: January 2018-December 2022; transition period begins July 2017. The application deadline is Nov. 30, 2016. To request application materials or receive further information, please contact Susan Alexander at salexand@snmmi.org.


Ready, set, jet with CTN

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

In addition to providing cutting-edge education at the SNMMI Mid-Winter and Annual meetings, CTN frequently presents at international conferences. Recent presentations were given at the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine in Nagoya, Japan, and the Theranostics World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Learn more.


#GivingTuesday is coming. Show your support for the profession.

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

Mark your calendars and get ready to show your support on Nov. 29 -- #GivingTuesday. This annual day of giving back is the perfect opportunity for you to support the people, the research and the initiatives that continue to drive the nuclear medicine and molecular imaging profession forward. Your contribution will positively affect thousands of nuclear medicine professionals, but more importantly, the patients they serve. Prefer to give early? Visit this page.


Maria De Leon, M.D., advocate for Parkinson's community, joins SNMMI Patient Advocacy Advisory Committee

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 22, 2016

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging is pleased to welcome Maria De Leon, M.D., a neurologist, to its Patient Advocacy Advisory Committee. De Leon is living with Parkinson's and is committed to increasing awareness of the disease, raising funds for research and advocating for both patients and their caregivers. Learn more.


VA working to resolve issue of qualified NMTs not being allowed to perform diagnostic CT services

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2016

SNMMI sent informal comments to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in October asking that the VA modify its qualification standards for the practice of diagnostic CT. The VA has responded that it is aware of this issue and is actively working toward a resolution. It agrees that NMTs with certification should be able to perform advanced CT procedures. Learn more.


Access up to 1,000 research presentations from your peers

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2016

The latest research in the profession is now at your fingertips. The new SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall allows you to view nearly 1,000 Scientific Oral and Poster research presentations from the 2016 Annual Meeting. Order the Virtual Poster Hall.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 18, 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 how to interpret Axumin™ (fluciclovine F-18) scans

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 16, 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. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of course assessment. This course does not offer CE credits.


Slosky Professional Relations Fellowship -- Applications due Nov. 15

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

Attention young professionals: 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 three to 10 years of post-training experience in the field, submit your application today. Deadline: Nov. 15.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar: "Professionalism and Communication"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

Attend the "Professionalism and Communication" webinar, presented by Jay Harolds, MD, on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 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.


Free amyloid online lecture is now available

SNMMI SmartBrief | Nov 10, 2016

Explore this new complimentary offering, "Clinical Diagnosis and Neuroimaging in Alzheimer's Disease," from SNMMI. This online lecture will give you the knowledge to explain the mechanisms of FDG-PET and amyloid PET imaging, discuss the differences between MRI and PET and identify the appropriated indications and limitations of these imaging studies using case examples. Get started today.




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