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Moving Theranostics from Bench to Bedside

Recognizing the growing and significant role in delivering precision medicine to patients, the 2018 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting, taking place January 25-27, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, will feature a dedicated track on Theranostics

IDEAS Webinars and Resources

SNMMI offers a number of free resources on the Imaging Dementia — Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, including helpful links and on-demand webinars.

Targeted Radioisotope Therapy Webinar Series

The new technologies of radionuclide therapy are allowing for personalized treatment of various forms of cancer. Learn more about the clinical utility of these procedures and earn free CE credit.

Healthcare Provider

Welcome to our Healthcare Provider portal. Everything you need to understand the advantages and applications of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in your practice. Find out more about ordering the right test for the right patient at the right time.

SNMMI's Newly Approved Appropriate Use Criteria

Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) are statements that contain indications describing when, and how often, an intervention should be performed under the auspices of scientific evidence, clinical judgment, and patient values while avoiding unnecessary provisions of services. SNMMI follows a balanced multidisciplinary approach to guidance development by including various stakeholders in the development process. To view the development process, please click the following link: SNMMI AUC Development Process.



Disease-Specific Information


Cancer Scan


Heart Scan


Brain Scan


SNMMI has created guidelines to identify those elements of the procedure that are most important in obtaining a high-quality examination, Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC), and is working towards optimizing dose.

Appropriate Use Criteria
Dose Optimization

Related Resources

NCCN's Guidelines Tabular Summary
NCCN Practice Guidelines Narrative Summary

Ordering Information

The SNMMI PET Center of Excellence has created a go-to resource with in-depth ordering information and printable materials related to PET and PET/CT, including:

  • Sample Request Forms
  • Sample Letters of Medical Necessity
  • Sample Reports from Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • CMS Decision Memos

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Request a Speaker

SNMMI is dedicated to providing the community with access to the most knowledgeable and experienced speakers in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. As part of the new Outreach Program, SNMMI is working to enhance relationships with relevant societies and patient organizations. We have created a pool of speakers who can speak at your next meeting. Please complete the form below to request a speaker.

Outreach Speaker Request Form
Outreach Program



  • July 19, 2018SNMMI Supports Bill Funding Mo-99 Domestic Production

    In a letter to the Senate and House subcommittees on Energy and Water Development, SNMMI President Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, joined with leaders of other medical societies, patient groups, radiopharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors, and medical imaging companies to urge support of a provision in both the Senate and House bills that would provide $20 million in additional funding to continue establishing domestic production of Mo-99.
    (Government Relations News)

  • July 18, 2018The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Impact Factor Increases by 12 Percent

    The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM)—SNMMI's flagship publication—has again been ranked among the top medical imaging journals worldwide, according to new data released in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports© published by Clarivate Analytics. JNM’s impact factor went up from 6.646 (2016) to 7.439 (2017).
    (Press Release)

  • July 18, 2018SNMMI-TS Anatomy Series Webinars: Free for SNMMI Members

    Designed specifically for technologists, the new Anatomy Webinar Series features detailed explanations of how tracers affect anatomical structures and what is considered normal and abnormal biodistribution. Each section of the body has a presentation displaying anatomical notations useful in a clinical setting.
    (SNMMI News)

  • July 13, 2018CMS Proposes 2019 Payment Rule for Physicians

    CMS issued its CY 2019 proposed payment policies and payment rates for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
    (Government Relations News)

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