Physicians

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SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting

Make your plans to attend the SNMMI 2017 Annual Meeting—the premier educational, scientific, research, and networking event in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI's marquee event provides you with an in-depth view of the latest technologies and research in the field.

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Networking and Special Programming

The SNMMI Annual Meeting also offers special targeted programming, and great opportunities for you to reconnect with your peers from around the globe, including:

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Procedure Standards

Procedure standards help identify elements of the procedure that are most important in obtaining a high-quality examination, while simultaneously controlling costs. Use of standardized procedures will increase the applicability of clinical research among multiple institutions, in turn, increasing the value of research studies, particularly in the field of technology assessment. SNMMI offers procedure standards in the following areas:

Cardiovascular System
Endocrine System
Gastrointestinal System
Genitourinary System
General
Infection and Inflammation

Skeletal System
Central Nervous System
Oncology
Pediatric
Pulmonary System
Therapy
EANM Guidelines
Collaborative Guidelines
Retired Guidelines
Guidelines Available for Public Comment

Coding and Reimbursement

The most up-to-date and comprehensive source for nuclear medicine coding and reimbursement information on the web. Please note that ALL information and materials within the SNMMI Coding Corner are direct products of the SNMMI Coding and Reimbursement Working Group.

For Hospitals (APCs, IPPS) Find general coding and reimbursement information for hospitals.

For Private Practices (RBRVS) Find general coding and reimbursement information for professionals in private practices.

Coding and Reimbursement Q&A This easy to use feature contains over 100 questions and answers related to topics such as cardiac, endocrine, neurology, nuclear medicine-related drugs, oncology, PET, PET/CT, radiopharmaceuticals, and more!

IDEAS Study Webinars and Resources

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

 
On-Demand Free Webinars


Want more information about the IDEAS Study?

PET facilities that would like to join the study as imaging sites may apply for participation at www.ideas-study.org using the Login/Register portal.

Participating physicians may enroll eligible patients using the same portal. Background on the study, requirements for participation and a set of frequently asked questions are available on the IDEAS website.

 

Access SNMMI's IDEAS Study Free Resources

Maintenance of Certification

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is a comprehensive programs to assess the ongoing competence of physician specialists and their ability to provide quality health care in six general competencies:

 • Medical knowledge
 • Patient care
 • Interpersonal and communication skills
 • Professionalism
 • Practice-based learning and improvements
 • System-based practice
 
In the past, the certification process required successful completion of an approved educational program, an unrestricted medical license as evidence of professional standing, and passing the certification examination. Now nuclear medicine professionals can no longer simply take an exam to renew a certificate; lifelong learning must be documented.
 
The American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) MOC program is a process designed to document that nuclear medicine physicians maintain the necessary competencies to provide quality patient care in nuclear medicine. It is now an ongoing process and will require the assessment and improvement of practice performance by nuclear medicine physicians, as well as other physician specialists who wish to be certified, and/or maintain their certification, in nuclear medicine.

SNMMI Educational Programs for Physicians

New Member Benefit! Free Journal SAMs. 

Complimentary Journal SAM access is now available exclusively for SNMMI Members. Take advantage of this great new benefit and meet your Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II Self Assessment program requirements.

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Educational Programs for Physicians

SNMMI educational programs are designed to meet the professional development needs of physicians, as well as providing opportunities to satisfy continuing medical education (CME) requirements, including Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements.

 

 

 

  • June 20, 2017The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Impact Factor Increases

    The Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM)—the flagship publication of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)—has again been ranked among the top medical imaging journals worldwide, according to new data released in the 2016 Journal Citation Reports© published by Thomson Reuters. JNM’s impact factor went up from 5.849 (2015) to 6.646 (2016).
    (Press Release)

  • June 19, 2017In Memoriam: Nuclear Medicine Pioneer David E. Kuhl, MD

    David E. Kuhl, MD, a nuclear medicine pioneer who developed early prototypes of what was to become positron emission tomography (PET), died in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on May 28, 2017, at the age of 87.
    (Member News)

  • June 15, 2017SNMMI’s 64th Annual Meeting Highlights Growing Importance of Theranostics and Showcases New Research

    More than 5,000 physicians, technologists, scientists and exhibitors gathered for SNMMI’s 2017 Annual Meeting, held June 10-14 in Denver, Colorado. The meeting shined a spotlight on theranostics, featured Germany as the highlight country, showcased exciting new research results, introduced the new Value Initiative, announced the SNMMI Image of the Year, and more!
    (Press Release)

  • June 14, 2017Prostate PET/CT Targets More Cancer and Improves Patient Care

    An estimated one in seven American men will be affected by prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate-specific molecular imaging gives these men a fighting chance, especially if their cancer returns, according to research revealed at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).
    (Press Release)

Spotlight

Introducing the Virtual Poster Hall!


Explore the amazing research displayed at the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting.

SNMMI is continuing to highlight abstract presentations featured at the recent 2016 Annual Meeting with ePosters, a virtual online poster hall.

  • Includes the 650+ Scientific Abstract Oral Presentations and 1,000+ Scientific Abstract Posters
  • 24/7 online, anywhere access

Order the Virtual Poster Hall.

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