SNMMI, Medical Groups Issue Appropriate Use Criteria for PSMA PET Imaging

A new set of appropriate use criteria is now available to guide referring and imaging physicians in their use of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET imaging agents to detect prostate cancer. SNMMI worked collaboratively with four other medical societies to develop criteria for the appropriate use of this new imaging technology.

Nuclear Medicine Week Gear Has Arrived!

Show your love for the profession with these great 2021 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week products. Limited quantities of cotton t-shirts, socks, pens, and womens' and mens' zip-up jackets are now available for purchase. Grab your gear and get ready to celebrate Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week—October 3-9, 2021!

Celebrate Women in Medicine Month!

Join SNMMI as we celebrate Women in Medicine Month 2021! This year’s theme is “Women in Medicine: Advancing Equity, Building on Change.” Thank you to our own Women in Nuclear Medicine (WINM) community for raising awareness of the significant contributions of women in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. Get involved with SNMMI’s WINM program!

The FIND Act Gets a Senate Companion Bill

Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2021 (S. 2609), legislation that would significantly expand patient access to advanced nuclear diagnostic imaging technologies.

SNMMI Therapeutics Conference Rescheduled for March 2022

With the health and safety of our members, volunteers, and attendees in mind, SNMMI has made the decision to reschedule the SNMMI Therapeutics Conference, originally scheduled for November 11-13, 2021. The SNMMI Therapeutics Conference will now take place March 10-12, 2022, in New Orleans, LA. Read the full date change announcement.

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SNMMI NEWS

  • September 22, 2021 — SNMMI, Medical Groups Issue Appropriate Use Criteria for PSMA PET Imaging
    A new set of appropriate use criteria is now available to guide referring and imaging physicians in their use of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET imaging agents to detect prostate cancer. (SNMMI News)
  • September 17, 2021 — SNMMI Shares Latest Advances in Nuclear Medicine with Patient Audience
    SNMMI’s 10th Annual Patient Education Day drew more than 220 patients, caregivers, and advocates, providing insights into the role of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in disease diagnosis, staging, and treatment. (SNMMI News)
  • September 3, 2021 — ACMUI Backs SNMMI's Recommendations on Extravasation Reporting
    Yesterday, the ACMUI Subcommittee on Extravasations reviewed and provided further recommendations on the NRC Staff Preliminary Evaluation of Radiopharmaceutical Extravasation and Medical Event Reporting in a public meeting. In anticipation of the meeting, SNMMI provided public comment. (Government Relations News)
  • September 2, 2021 — This Month in JNM
    In September JNM: Editor’s Page: JNM impact factor reaches a new milestone … Discussions with leaders: Caius Radu … State of the Art: Image-Guided HIFU in nuclear medicine … Hot Topics: Cardiac PET and the future … Continuing Education: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma … Focus on MI: Current clinical pretargeting … Issues and Controversies: Diversity in nuclear medicine. Featured: Pretargeted immuno-PET in MTC … 68Ga-BMS-986192 for PD-L1 PET … and more. (SNMMI News)
  • August 12, 2021 — California Members: Act Now to Oppose A.B 1273
    Earlier this year, Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez introduced A.B 1273, Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship: the Director of Consumer Affairs and the State Public Health Officer. Our SNMMI-TS Advocacy Committee acted quickly and submitted an opposition letter prior to the public hearing before the Senate Health Committee. This harmful piece of legislation is now up for a (Senate) floor vote, so we are calling our members to act quickly to oppose it. (SNMMI News)
  • August 6, 2021 — The FIND Act Gets a Senate Companion Bill
    On August 4, 2021, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2021 (S. 2609), legislation that would significantly expand patient access to advanced nuclear diagnostic imaging technologies. (Government Relations News)
  • August 4, 2021 — SNMMI Participates in "ACGME Equity Matters" Initiative
    SNMMI is proud to announce its partnership in ACGME Equity Matters, a new initiative that introduces a framework for continuous learning and process improvement in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and anti-racism practices. (SNMMI News)
  • August 3, 2021 — CMS Revokes Coding Barriers for 18F FDG PET Infection and Inflammation NCD Retirement
    In December 2020, CMS retired the National Coverage Determination for F-18 FDG PET for infection and inflammation, effective January 1, 2021. On June 8, CMS put forth certain ICD-10 codes for osteomyelitis and fever of unknown origin in a transmittal—which they would NOT cover. Yesterday, that decision was reversed. (SNMMI News)

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New! Technologist Student Review & Mock Exam

Sharpen your skills on radiation safety, instrumentation, clinical procedures, radiopharmacy, and more in this course designed to prepare you for the NMTCB and ARRT examinations. Includes 100 question mock-exam. Learn More »

Quality in Nuclear Medicine Online Program

The new Quality in Nuclear Medicine Online Program is designed to help you understand the skill requirements vital to your quality of practice. Technologists (VOICE), Pharmacists (ACPE), Physicians and Physicists (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™) credits available. Learn More »

Nuclear Medicine Online Review Course

Covering the most essential topics in nuclear medicine—you'll build the level of expertise you need to ace your exam! AMA PRA Category 1 credits available. Learn More »

Radiation Safety+ Review and Essentials

The Radiation Safety+ Review and Essentials program provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of radiation safety for nuclear medicine technologists preparing to take the NMTCB’s Radiation Safety Certification Examination. Learn More »

CT+ Review and Essentials

CT+ Review and Essentials provides you with the comprehensive didactic education you need to succeed, whether you're looking to build your general CT knowledge, or preparing to sit for the ARRT (CT) and/or NMTCB (CT) exam(s). Learn More »

Member Benefit! Complimentary Journal SAMs/Journal CE

Free Journal SAM/CE access is available exclusively for SNMMI Members. Take advantage of this great benefit and meet your certification requirements. Learn more »

PET Online Review Workshop for Technologists

The PET Online Review Workshop is designed to prepare technologists for the NMTCB's PET Exam. Learn More »

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FOX 5 News Raises Awareness of Nuclear Medicine

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