SNMMI Association News


Just released: SNMMI's online "CT Case Review"

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2015

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.


New information: ABR/ABNM Task Force Proposal

SNMMI SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2015

Additional information is now available regarding the ABR/ABNM Task Force proposal: (1) an ABNM response to the June 4 SNMMI letter and (2) answers to frequently asked questions. Please provide your input -- or additional input -- today!


Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week T-shirts are back in stock

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 31, 2015

These popular "half-life" T-shirts sold out at the SNMMI 2015 Annual Meeting. Available in black or charcoal. Pick some up today and show off your love for the profession! Order early -- supplies are limited!


Have you picked up the new MIRD Alpha-Particle Emitter Monograph?

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 31, 2015

The new MIRD Monograph: Radiobiology and Dosimetry for Radiopharmaceutical Therapy with Alpha-Particle Emitters reviews pioneering and current studies related to targeted alpha-particle-emitter therapy and provides guidance and recommendations for human dosimetry. Purchase your copy today.


"A Review of Good Clinical Practices for Imaging and Radiation Trials" webinar

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2015

Clinical research is required to operate under "Good Clinical Practices." Join Kellie Bodeker, MSHS, CCRC, on Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. ET as she reviews the fundamental definitions of GCPs and identifies resources to assist your site in implementation. Investigator obligations and conduct in both drug and device studies under FDA jurisdiction and "how-to's" for detecting, evaluating and reporting adverse events to comply with GCPs are provided. Register today.


Explore the fundamentals of the physics and technologies of nuclear medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 30, 2015

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!


Attention nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology residents

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Hyman-Ghesani Education Award. This award is open to those currently in their second year of nuclear medicine residency or second or third year of diagnostic radiology residency, interested in working during the academic year to support a nuclear medicine-focused program and its initiatives. The awardee will participate in a 10- to 14-day international visit with a host institution to share best practices and more. Submit your application.


The SNMMI-TS Chapter Roadshow is coming to Syracuse, N.Y. -- Aug. 15

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 29, 2015

Earn four VOICE Credits by attending an informative half-day workshop on the quest for quality, Saturday, Aug. 15, in Syracuse, N.Y. Topics include Therapy, General Nuclear Medicine and Quality Control for Non-Imaging Instrumentation. There will also be a panel discussion on SNMMI Technology Section Updates and Advocacy. Reserve your spot. Registration starts at only $25.


Video: Focus on the Changing Landscape of Health Care

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2015

Today's health care environment is much different from the way it was just a few years ago. Just like most areas of medical practice, nuclear medicine and molecular imaging have to adapt to this new environment. This video, shown at the opening plenary of SNMMI's 2015 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, focuses on what this means for the profession.


SNMMI-TS launches Quality Initiative

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 28, 2015

The Technologist Section of SNMMI has launched a new, multi-year Quality Initiative. This initiative will help technologists adjust to the changing health care environment by developing a quality system focused on evidence-based outcomes for the nuclear medicine community that will advance patient care.


SNMMI-TS/ARRT Professional Development grant application deadline is Aug. 1

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 27, 2015

Only a few days remain to submit your application. SNMMI-TS has teamed with the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists to provide 13 grants of $500, one grant per SNMMI chapter, with the goal of helping you advance your career as a nuclear medicine technologist. The ARRT/SNMMI-TS Professional Development Grants are designed to support up to 13 nuclear medicine technologists wishing to pursue additional educational opportunities. Deadline: Aug. 1. Submit today.


"A Review of Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) for Imaging and Radiation Trials" webinar

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 24, 2015

Clinical research is required to operate under "Good Clinical Practices." Join Kellie Bodeker, MSHS, CCRC, on Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. ET as she reviews the fundamental definitions of GCPs and identifies resources to assist your site in implementation. Investigator obligations and conduct in both drug and device studies under FDA jurisdiction and "how-to's" for detecting, evaluating and reporting adverse events to comply with GCPs are provided. Register today.


Attention, nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology residents

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2015

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Hyman-Ghesani Education Award. This award is open to those currently in their second year of nuclear medicine residency or second or third year of diagnostic radiology residency, interested in working during the academic year to support a nuclear medicine-focused program and its initiatives. The awardee will participate in a 10-to-14-day international visit with a host institution to share best practices and more. Submit an application.


Call for applications, editor-in-chief, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2015

The Journal of Nuclear Medicine -- self-published by SNMMI -- is seeking applicants for the position of editor-in-chief of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Term: January 2017-December 2021; transition period begins July 2016. The application deadline is Nov. 30, 2015. To request application materials or receive further information, please contact Susan Alexander at salexander@snmmi.org.


Earn a $500 professional development grant

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2015

There is still time to submit your application. SNMMI-TS has teamed up with the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists to provide 13 grants of $500, one grant per SNMMI chapter, with the goal of helping you advance your career as a nuclear medicine technologist. The new AART/SNMMI-TS Professional Development Grants are designed to support up to 13 nuclear medicine technologists wishing to pursue additional educational opportunities. The application deadline is Aug. 1. Submit today.


Your response is critical

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2015

A discussion is taking place that could change the course of the nuclear medicine profession. Your response is critical. If you have not already done so, please act now -- follow the link, review the information and the two linked documents, and respond.


"Radiopharmaceuticals in Radionuclide Therapy and Theranostics" webinar -- This Thursday

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2015

Join Ellie Mantel, CNMT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS, and Jessica Williams, CNMT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS, on Thursday at 3 p.m. ET for a complimentary webinar: "Radiopharmaceuticals in Radionuclide Therapy and Theranostics." This webinar will discuss the value of the therapies offered today and the different types of therapies offered across the U.S. (world) and their efficacy. Registration is free for SNMMI-TS members. Learn more and register today.


Prepare for the NMTCB's nuclear cardiology specialty exam

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 17, 2015

Use SNMMI's new NCT Online Review Workshop to strengthen your knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, pathology and electrophysiology and ace the NMTCB's nuclear cardiology specialty examination. VOICE credit available. Learn more.


New MIRD book -- Radiopharmaceutical Therapy with Alpha-Particle Emitters

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

The newly released MIRD Monograph: Radiobiology and Dosimetry for Radiopharmaceutical Therapy with Alpha-Particle Emitters is now available online in the SNMMI Store. The objective of this new monograph is to review aspects of the field that are pertinent to targeted alpha-particle-emitter therapy and to provide guidance and recommendations for human dosimetry for such therapy.


Show pride in your profession. Celebrate Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 15, 2015

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week matters because of the tireless efforts that you and the entire community devote to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Pick up your 2015 merchandise today and show off your love for the profession! Order early -- supplies are limited!


Upcoming complimentary technologist-focused webinar: "Current Utilization in the U.S."

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 15, 2015

Join Ellie Mantel, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS, and Jessica Williams, CNMT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS, on Thursday, July 23, at 3 p.m. ET for a complimentary webinar: "Current Utilization in the U.S." This webinar will discuss the value of the therapies offered today and the different types of therapies offered across the U.S. (world) and their efficacy. Registration is free for SNMMI-TS members. Learn more and register today.


Your response is needed by tomorrow

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 14, 2015

A discussion is taking place that could change the course of the nuclear medicine profession. Your response is critical. If you have not already done so, please follow the link, carefully review the information and the two linked documents and respond as soon as possible.


Just released: The Highlights Lectures, 1981-2009

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2015

For more than three decades, Henry N. Wagner Jr., MD, presented the annual Highlights Lecture at the SNM Annual Meeting. This new volume from SNMMI captures the Highlights Lectures, presenting a unique view of a pivotal 30 years in the history of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging through the eyes of one of the field's most beloved pioneers. Pick up your limited-edition, numbered copy today.


View 100 of the most popular sessions from SNMMI's 2015 Annual Meeting!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2015

Purchase the SNMMI Virtual Meeting and get instant access to synchronized slides, audio and embedded video of 100 of the most popular sessions from SNMMI's 2015 Annual Meeting, including the Plenary Sessions and Henry N. Wagner Jr., MD, Highlights Symposium -- 40% more content than 2014! CME, ACPE and VOICE credits available. Learn more today.


Your response is needed by Wednesday, July 15

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 10, 2015

A discussion is taking place that could change the course of the nuclear medicine profession. Your response is critical. If you have not already done so, please follow the link, carefully review the information and the two linked documents and respond as soon as possible.


Complimentary ACNM/SNMMI joint webinar: Nuclear Imaging of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 10, 2015

Register is available for the Nuclear Imaging of Cardiac Sarcoidosis webinar, taking place July 20 at noon EDT. This new members-only webinar series is being offered through a joint initiative of ACNM and SNMMI. Registration for this new webinar series is complimentary for ACNM and SNMMI members. Space is limited. ACNM members, learn more and register here. SNMMI physician/scientist members, learn more and register here.


Just released: PET Study Guide 2nd Edition

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

Focusing on the fundamentals of PET imaging in oncology, cardiology and neurology, the newly released 2nd edition of the PET Study Guide has been designed to serve as an indispensable reference and review tool to assist technologists preparing for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Review Board (NMTCB) PET specialty exam. Purchase your copy today.


CMS releases CY 2016 HOPPS proposed rule

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2015

On Wednesday, July 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the Calendar Year 2016 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (HOPPS) proposed rule. Read more.


Online registration closes tomorrow for the SNMMI-TS Roadshow in Salt Lake City -- Saturday, July 11

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 07, 2015

Earn 4 VOICE credits by attending an informative half-day workshop on the quest for quality, Saturday, July 11, in Salt Lake City. Topics include: Thyroid Therapy with Iodine 131; General Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT -- An Evaluation of Clinical Indication, Technique, and Hearsay; Quality Assurance for Non-Imaging Equipment; and SNMMI Technology Section Updates and Advocacy. Register online by Wednesday, July 8, and save!


Show pride in your profession: Celebrate Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week!

SNMMI SmartBrief | Jul 06, 2015

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week matters because of the tireless efforts that you and the entire community devote to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Pick up your 2015 merchandise today and show off your love for the profession! Order early -- supplies are limited!




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