SNMMI Association News


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.


No more fumbling for your ID badge!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 30, 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!


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.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 29, 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.


Registration is open for the 2017 Hot Trot 5K in Denver

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2016

The 2017 Hot Trot 5K will take place in Denver! Proceeds go to the Professional Development and Education Fund (PDEF) for SNMMI-TS AND a local charity. A tech t-shirt is included in your registration fee, and every participant will get a medal once they cross the finish line. New this year -- virtual option! You heard it right -- go to the HotTrot5K page on Facebook for more information.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 26, 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.


75 credit hours. 150 hours of content. Anytime access with the SNMMI Virtual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 26, 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.


Explore the fundamentals of the physics and technologies of nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Through concise, straightforward explanations and supporting graphics that bring abstract concepts to life, Basic Science of Nuclear Medicine -- the Bare Bone Essentials 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!


Call for abstracts opening Aug. 31

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Beginning Aug. 31, 2016, young professionals, including residents, physicians or scientists in training, or in practice within 10 years of graduation are invited to submit an original abstract for the SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, Jan. 19-22, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz. Contact me when the 2017 Call for Abstracts opens.


SNMMI-TS graduate-level program grant application deadline extended

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 23, 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.


Now available! ACNM/SNMMI Online MRI Case Review

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

ACNM and SNMMI have partnered to bring you the first-ever set of online MRI teaching modules as an introduction to interpreting MRI. Over the next year, ACNM/SNMMI will release four sets of 25 cases, covering abdominal, pelvic, neurology, chest and oncology MRI. The first set of Abdominal MRI is being released this August, and each set of 25 cases will provide the opportunity for CME/SAM credit upon completion of the course. Contact me when the Online MRI Case Review is available for purchase.


Using 68Ga-DOTATATE in the Management of Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Peptide receptor imaging has become a mainstream modality within nuclear medicine. Join Corina Millo on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 3:00 p.m. ET for an overview on 68Ga physics and production, somatostatin receptors and their physiology, somatostatin receptors analogs and their antagonists and applications for 68Ga-labeled somatostatin analogues imaging, focusing on 68Ga-DOTATATE. Register for this webinar.


Coming soon! ACNM/SNMMI Online MRI Case Review

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

ACNM and SNMMI have partnered to bring you the first-ever set of online MRI teaching modules as an introduction to interpreting MRI. Over the next year, ACNM/SNMMI will release four sets of 25 cases, covering abdominal, pelvic, neurology, chest and oncology MRI. The first set of Abdominal MRI is being released this August, and each set of 25 cases will provide the opportunity for CME/SAM credit upon completion of the course. Contact me when the Online MRI Case Review is available for purchase.


New review course covers the essential topics in nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 18, 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.


Enhance your basic math skills within nuclear medicine technology

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 16, 2016

Practical Mathematics in Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2nd edition, will increase your knowledge of statistics, radiation safety, instrumentation, radiotherapy and clinical procedures. Add this book to your library today.


"Imaging Drug Development -- FDA Regulatory Issues" presentation available to members

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 15, 2016

The FDA is allowing SNMMI to share the "Imaging Drug Development -- FDA Regulatory Issues" presentation from SNMMI's 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego. Educational objectives of the presentation include identifying CMC and compliance issues as they relate to research, IND, and NDA; describing DMIP product approvals and safety-related issues; discussing PET inspection issues, as well as discussing the FDA's perspective on 68Ge/68Ga generators and 68Ga-radiolabeled approved kit. Access the links.


Review and interpret up to 100 CT cases

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 12, 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.


Succeed with the new SNMMI Nuclear Medicine Review Course

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 12, 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.


Promote nuclear medicine while you're on the go

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 11, 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.


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

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 11, 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.


Spot what others may fail to see

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 10, 2016

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.


Earn up to 75 credit hours with the SNMMI 2016 Virtual Meeting

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 09, 2016

This unique digital video library 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. Get started today.


Free Digital Book: Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2016: Quality, Safety, and Dose Optimization

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 08, 2016

SNMMI Members, log in to view your free digital copy of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging 2016: Quality, Safety, and Dose Optimization. This new digital publication offers comprehensive coverage of myocardial perfusion imaging, with particular focus on ways to improve quality, increase safety and reduce radiation burden. Log in and view your copy.


SNMMI-TS grant funds creation of new graduate-level programs

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 08, 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 application: Aug. 12. This grant is made possible through support from the Education and Research Foundation for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. More information.


Access cutting-edge research presentations

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 04, 2016

The new SNMMI Virtual Poster Hall enables you to view an online version of the scientific abstracts (both oral and posters) presented at the Annual Meeting -- extending the life of the research presented. Rich content will be shown via ePosters, including audio and video capabilities. Learn more about the new Virtual Poster Hall.


"Updates in Coding, Billing and Reimbursement for Nuclear Medicine Services"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2016

SNMMI-TS members: Join Denise Merlino on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 3:00 p.m. ET for a complimentary webinar focusing on new and revised policy changes finalized in 2016 OPPS and MPFS rules, as well as proposed rules for 2017 for OPPS and MPFS. We will also address the most common coding and billing errors and questions for nuclear medicine services. Complimentary registration available for SNMMI-TS members. Learn more.




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