Educator's Committee (SNMMI-TS)

Committee Charges:

Goal A: Increase Membership

  • Create specific education offerings for students to encourage them to renew membership
  • Achieve buy-in from program directors regarding the importance of the SNMMI-TS and the benefits it offers
  • Create a program that will pair students with an experienced mentor. The mentor should stay with the student throughout the program.

Goal B: Enhance Marketing

  • Develop materials that outline the benefits of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging – introduce sessions or workshops in collaboration with other organizations or specialty groups
  • Promote the profession to high school and undergraduate students
    • Create a program for educators to use when working with high school students and when visiting high schools and high school program
    • Collaborate with high school counselors to ensure they have information about the profession
  • Identify and network with specific organizations to maximize the visibility of the profession
    • Collaborate with other organizations of the healthcare profession on education activities

Goal C: Improve Leadership

  • Create career-enhancing initiatives and programs for SNMMI-TS members
  • Be more proactive in identifying young, passionate, dedicated technologists and recruit the into SNMMI activities
    • Bring 5-10 new technologists into governance each year
    • Expand mentor program
    • Update mentoring plan so that mentors understand their roles and expectations
    • Have mentor and mentee work together to set short-term and long-term goals
    • Formulate teaching strategies that will accommodate the different learning styles and generational perspectives

Goal D: Advance Education

  • Increase the number of online or live educational offerings for technologists
    • Include specific sessions on emerging technologies and interdisciplinary education
    • Increase or create education opportunities for other modalities
  • Continue to promote the SNMMI-TS curriculum guide as the standard for the profession
    • Work to transition all educational programs to include the recent revision of the curriculum guide by 2015

Goal G: Improve Resource Management

  • Increase development of revenue-producing programs
  • Update Review of Nuclear Medicine Technology book

Resources:

Nuclear Medicine Technology Competency-Based Curriculum Guide (5th Edition)

Goals for 2021-22

  • Design and develop a repository for educators. 
  • Design and develop clinical instructor modules.
  • Plan the educator’s forum for the 2022 annual meeting.
  • Work with a group from the Membership Committee to recruit Nuclear Medicine Technologist Program Directors as members.

Committee Members

Julie Dawn Bolin, MS, CNMT Co-Chairperson
C. David Gilmore, EdD, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Co-Chairperson
Krystle W. Glasgow, CNMT,NMTCB(CT),NMAA, Ex-Officio Member
Crystal Botkin, PhD, MPH, CNMT, PET, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Amy B. Brady, MAED, CNMT Committee Member
Michelle Coppens, CNMT, PET, RT (CT) Committee Member
Courtney Cross, MBA, RT(N)(CT),CNMT Committee Member
Geoffrey M. Currie, PhD BPharm MMRS CNMT Committee Member
Sarah A. Frye, MBA,CNMT,PET,CCRP Committee Member
Regina M. Garrard Committee Member
Remo George, PhD Committee Member
Norma Green Gutierrez, MBA, RT(N) Committee Member
Carlyn M. Johnson, CNMT Committee Member
Anthony W. Knight, PhD,CNMT,RT(N),NCT,F Committee Member
Deborah LeMay, MPH, RT(R)(N) Committee Member
Agdanamai Luis, MEd, RT(N), CNMT Committee Member
Jennifer A. Miles, MS, RT(N), CNMT Committee Member
Jasmin Miller, DBA, CNMT Committee Member
Patricia M. O'Neal, CNMT, NCT Committee Member
Mary Anne Owen, MHE, RT(N), FSNMMITS Committee Member
Jennifer L. Prekeges, MS, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Leesa Ann Ross, MA, CNMT, PET, RT(N) Committee Member
Lauren Shanbrun, MS, CNMT, RT(N)(CT) Committee Member
Dylan Shimerda, CNMT Committee Member
Jay J. Smith, MA, CNMT, RT (R)(N) Committee Member
Ann M. Voslar, MHA/Ed, RT(N), CNMT Committee Member
Madhusudan Vyas, NMT Committee Member
Dusty M. York, CNMT, PET, RT(N)(CT) Committee Member