The Pediatric Imaging Council provides a conduit for the sharing and dissemination of information unique to pediatric nuclear medicine. It serves as a forum for individuals involved in pediatric scintigraphic imaging to meet and discuss common problems and experiences. Established to further advance the interests of pediatric imaging within the SNM, the council serves as a liaison to other pediatric imaging organizations, and to advance both research and education related to pediatric nuclear medicine.
The Pediatric Imaging Council is dedicated to the interchange of scientific and medical ideas among Society members who have interest in pediatric imaging using radiopharmaceuticals. The overall mission of the Pediatric Imaging Council is to:
(a) Pprovide a forum for members with similar interests
(b) Provide expertise in the field of interest to the membership
(c) Foster research and education in pediatric imaging using radiopharmaceuticals
(d) Provide outreach to other professionals and organizations
(e) Nurture new membership into the Society
(f) Serve as a resource to SNMMI Leadership
Susan Elizabeth Sharp, MD
Pediatric Council President
The Pediatric Imaging Council works to provide the most up-to-date resources and educational offerings to its members. This section provides information on past educational offerings (sponsored by the PIC), as well as important updates and areas of interest in pediatric imaging.
EANM Guideline Pediatric Radiopharmeceutical Administered Doses
Pediatric PET/CT Imaging: Tips and Techniques
Minimizing & Communicating Radiation Risk in PIC
Radiation Risk: What You Should Know to Tell Your Patient
Administered Radiopharmaceutical Doses in Children
Improved Quality of Pediatric 123I-MiBG Images with Medium-Energy Collimators
123I-MIBG Scintigraphy and 18F-FDG PET in Neurobla
Pediatric PET/CT in Lymphoma: What's the Evidence
Imaging of UTI in Children: A Tale of Two Paradigms
Current Concepts and Controversies in the Imaging Evaluation of Children with UTI
Unilateral left L5 posterior spondylolysis & right stress reaction
The Pediatric Imaging Council offers several different awards to recognize individuals within the field who have made significant contributions to pediatric imaging. The following awards are offered on a yearly basis by the council:
Majd-Gilday Young Investigator Award - The PIC Majd-Gilday YIA award was developed to recognize 2 pioneers in the pediatric imaging field who have made enormous scientific contributions to our subspecialty of pediatric nuclear medicine: Dr. Massoud Majd and Dr. David Gilday. The award will be given to young scientists for outstanding research contributions to the field of pediatric nuclear medicine. Learn more about the Majd-Gilday Young Investigator Award.
Conway-Treves Senior Investigator Award - The PIC Conway-Treves SIA award was developed to recognize 2 pioneers in the pediatric imaging field who have made enormous scientific contributions to our subspecialty of pediatric nuclear medicine: Dr. James Conway and Dr. Ted Treves. The Conway-Treves Senior Investigator Award will be given to senior scientists and physician-scientists who have contributed greatly to our subspecialty of pediatric nuclear medicine as a scientist, teacher, mentor and leader, or who have contributed substantially to the work of the Society of Nuclear Medicine or the SNMMI Pediatric Imaging Council. Learn more about the Conway-Treves Senior Investigator Award.
The Society recognizes the need for sub-specialty interests/expertise within the field of nuclear medicine and moleuclar imaging. Councils provide the expertise, professional networking and educational programs for nuclear medicine professionals in respective areas and serve as a resource for development and implementatin of Society policies.
Council membership is voluntary. Councils adhere to Society Bylaws and policies, while operating under its own Operating Procedures, as approved by the House of Delegates, and its own business plan and budget, as approved by the SNMMI Board of Directors.
This section provides the following council specific information.
How to Become a Member
Membership in the Pediatric Imaging Council is limited to members of the SNMMI. Membership can be attained by indicating the desire to join during the annual renewal of the SNMMI membership or by filing an application with the Secretary of the council.
Payment of Dues
Membership in the RPSC requires payment of dues in the amount of $10/year. Dues are paid to SNMMI and will be due on October 1st of each year.
Benefits of Membership:
Membership makes you a part of a professional group within the SNMMI that provides you with the following member benefits:
On October 28, 2013, the SNMMI Board of Directors approved the EANM Guideline Pediatric Radiopharmaceutical Administered Doses. This guideline harmonizes the 2007 EANM Paediatric Dosage Card and the 2010 North American Consensus Guidelines.
Council membership is voluntary. Society members are eligible for council membership, and can belong to as many councils as they wish. The Pediatric Imaging Council dues are $20.00. Join this council now.
Learn more about the Pediatric Imaging Council member benefits.