2017 Patient Education Day

June 11, 2017
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

This free event has been held in conjunction with the SNMMI Annual Meeting each year, for the last 5 years. The program begins with general lectures explaining what nuclear medicine and molecular imaging are, followed by disease-specific breakout sessions. Come join us for a free day of learning and networking. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Preliminary Schedule

General Sessions (10:30 a.m.  - 12:15 pm.)

  • What is Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging? Michael E. Phelps, PhD  
  • How to Understand and Evaluate Clinical Trials, Emily Bergsland, MD
  • Radiation Safety, Frederic H. Fahey, DSc, FSNMMI 

Patient Empowerment Luncheon (12:15 - 1:30 p.m.)

Breakout Topics (1:30 - 3:15 p.m.)

  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Nuclear Medicine and NET - Thomas Hope, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Oncologist - Emily Bergsland, MD
    • PRRT in the U.S. and Abroad - Lisa Bodei, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective - Josh Mailman
  • Prostate Cancer
    • Nuclear Medicine and Prostate Cancer - Phillip Koo, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Urologist - E. David Crawford, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective
  • Thyroid Cancer
    • Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Cancer - Douglas Van Nostrand, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Endocrinologist - Joshua Klopper, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective - Tommy Stewart
  • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Nuclear Medicine and Alzheimer's Disease - Jon McConathy, MD
    • The IDEAS Study - James Hendrix
    • What to Expect from Your Neurologist
    • A Patient's Perspective

Tour Exhibit Hall (3:15 - 4:00 p.m.)

Reception (4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)