Scientists

Welcome to the new scientist and researcher reference section. Your one-stop shop for the essential resources you need to advance your career.

2022 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting

ACNM invites you to submit an original clinical or scientific abstract for the opportunity to present your research during the 2022 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. 

Abstract submissions from young professionals, including those in training or in practice within 10 years of graduation are strongly encouraged.

Submit an abstract. | Learn more about the 2022 SNMMI Mid-Winter and ACNM Annual Meeting

SNMMI Therapeutics Conference Rescheduled for March 2022

With the health and safety of members, volunteers, and attendees in mind, SNMMI made the decision to reschedule the SNMMI Therapeutics Conference, originally scheduled for November 11-13, 2021. The SNMMI Therapeutics Conference will now take place March 10-12, 2022, in New Orleans, LA. Read the full date change announcement.

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!

Dose Optimization

In nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, small amounts of radioactive agents are administered to the patient to allow the physician to examine molecular processes within the body. These procedures are highly effective, safe and painless diagnostic tools that present physicians with a detailed view of what’s going on inside an individual’s body at the cellular level. For more than 60 years, these studies have been used to evaluate practically all systems within the body, including the heart and brain, as well as to image many types of cancer.

SNMMI has a large body of knowledge in dose optimization that is continually growing and developing. The dose optimization website presents a wide variety of resources, including SNMMI journal articles, educational offerings, media-related information, links to useful websites and more.

 

Guidelines

The practice guidelines help to identify those 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. In the interest of creating strong, comprehensive documents, some guidelines were formally adopted by SNMMI in collaboration with other professional organizations.

View Guidelines.

Focusing on the Future of Molecular Imaging

SNMMI's Center for Molecular Imaging Innovation and Translation is an organizational component within the SNMMI that is dedicated to all aspects of molecular imaging in the detection and management of disease. The center is currently facilitating initiatives to bring molecular imaging discoveries from the lab to the patient and to advance "personalized" medicine.

Access resources.

The Clinical Trials Network’s mission is to advance the use of molecular imaging radiopharmaceuticals in clinical trials through standardization of chemistry and imaging methodology. This includes using imaging radiopharmaceuticals during the course of drug development, as well as bringing new agents to regulatory approval. Click here to learn more about the CTN’s Oncology and Neurology Scanner Validation programs, ongoing efforts to harmonize reconstruction parameters in oncology clinical trials, and other services that CTN offers to help scientists advance their research.

Educational Offerings

SNMMI educational programs are designed to meet the professional development needs of scientists involved in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging endeavors. 

Visit the SNMMI Learning Center.


Additional Resources

  • September 22, 2021SNMMI, Medical Groups Issue Appropriate Use Criteria for PSMA PET Imaging

    A new set of appropriate use criteria is now available to guide referring and imaging physicians in their use of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET imaging agents to detect prostate cancer.
    (SNMMI News)

  • September 17, 2021SNMMI Shares Latest Advances in Nuclear Medicine with Patient Audience

    SNMMI’s 10th Annual Patient Education Day drew more than 220 patients, caregivers, and advocates, providing insights into the role of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in disease diagnosis, staging, and treatment.
    (SNMMI News)

  • September 3, 2021ACMUI Backs SNMMI's Recommendations on Extravasation Reporting

    Yesterday, the ACMUI Subcommittee on Extravasations reviewed and provided further recommendations on the NRC Staff Preliminary Evaluation of Radiopharmaceutical Extravasation and Medical Event Reporting in a public meeting. In anticipation of the meeting, SNMMI provided public comment.
    (Government Relations News)

  • September 2, 2021This Month in JNM

    In September JNM: Editor’s Page: JNM impact factor reaches a new milestone … Discussions with leaders: Caius Radu … State of the Art: Image-Guided HIFU in nuclear medicine … Hot Topics: Cardiac PET and the future … Continuing Education: Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma … Focus on MI: Current clinical pretargeting … Issues and Controversies: Diversity in nuclear medicine. Featured: Pretargeted immuno-PET in MTC … 68Ga-BMS-986192 for PD-L1 PET … and more.
    (SNMMI News)

  • Jun 11, 2022 -  Jun 14, 2022 SNMMI 2022 Annual Meeting
    Vancouver Convention Centre
    Co-Headquarter Hotels: Fairmont Waterfront and Pan Pacific | Vancouver | Canada
  • Jun 8, 2024 -  Jun 11, 2024 SNMMI 2024 Annual Meeting
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    Headquarter Hotel: Fairmont Royal York | Toronto | Canada

Spotlight

Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Central

SNMMI—the leader in radiopharmaceutical therapy education and resources—is excited to announce the launch of a new therapy-focused web portal for members, researchers, the medical community, and patients.

This portal has been created as a repository for all things therapy, providing you with direct access to SNMMI's comprehensive content in one location. We encourage you to bookmark this page for direct access to therapy-related content, including:

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