Spring Webinars and Virtual Learning Opportunities

SNMMI Expands Virtual Learning Opportunities

SNMMI is excited to announce several new virtual learning opportunities—free for members—coming this April.

These online learning activities allow you to access SNMMI’s cutting-edge content directly from your connected device.

ACNM/SNMMI Joint Webinar for Physicians/Scientists: Lung Cancer – Nuclear Medicine at the Front Line

April 7, 2020 | 12:00 pm ET | Simin Dadparvar, MD, FACNM, FACR, FSNMMI
Investigate nuclear medicine's role in the evaluation and treatment of lung cancer in this one-hour member-only webinar for physicians and scientists, offered through a joint initiative of SNMMI and ACNM. You'll learn more about the role of PET/CT in surgical management of lung mass, and compare the value of CT scans versus PET/CT for radiation treatment planning, as well as an analysis of the pros and cons of anatomic versus nuclear medicine studies in evaluation of metastasis. Register

New! Artificial Intelligence (AI) Methods and Applications in Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Webinar Series

Beginning April 7 |Tuesdays at 1:00 pm ET | Multiple Speakers
Develop a profound knowledge and understanding of AI for medical imaging.
Examine the basic concepts and methods in AI, and how these methods are increasingly applied in imaging, including anatomic radiology and nuclear medicine/molecular imaging during this new 6-session webinar series. This new series, organized by the Physics Instrumentation and Data Sciences Council, will take place over six weeks on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm ET. Each webinar will be 60 minutes in length, with the exception of webinar #2, which will be 90 minutes in length. Register.

  1. Introduction to AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning (DL), with focus on DL Methods and Architectures
    April 7, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET | Alan McMillan, PhD
  2. Hands-on training for AI
    April 14, 2020 | 1:00-2:30 pm ET| Alan McMillan, PhD; Tyler Bradshaw, PhD
  3. Radiomics, its link to Machine Learning and Deep Learning, and Uses in Predictive Modeling
    April 21, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET| Arman Rahmim, PhD; Mathieu Hatt, PhD
  4. How Machine Learning Will Change Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
    April 28, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET | Greg Zaharchuk, MD
  5. Emerging uses of AI by Industry for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Applications
    May 5, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET | Floris Jansen, PhD
  6. On the Genealogy of AI methods; Symbolic vs. Non-Symbolic AI and Future Trends
    May 12, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET | Mehrdad Oveisi, PhD

Quarterly SNMMI-TS Webinar Series: Simple Tips and Dirty Tricks for Writing a Manuscript

April 9, 2020 | 3:00 pm ET | Mary Beth Farrell, MS, CNMT, NCT, FSNMMI-TS
Analyze the basic structure of a scientific article during this one-hour webinar—Simple Tips and Dirty Tricks for Writing a Manuscript—including understanding the fundamentals of formatting an image to submit a publication. In addition, you'll learn how a poorly described investigation can have a negative impact on an excellent scientific idea. Register.

Ga-68 DOTATATE PET/CT: How to Read These Studies and Pitfalls - Case-Based Approach

April 20, 2020 | 12:00 pm ET | Twyla Bartel, MD, DO
In this webinar, organized by the SNMMI PET Center of Excellence, you'll learn to recognize the indications for Ga-68 Dotatate imaging, and common interpretation pitfalls. Plus, you'll identify the normal biodistribution of Ga-68 Dotatate, as well as compare and contrast findings with other imaging modalities. Register.

Quarterly SNMMI-TS Webinar Series: Considerations for Implementing a Successful Cardiac PET Program

April 22, 2020 | 3:00 pm ET | April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)
Get an overview of the technical and logistical considerations for starting a cardiac PET program. Radiopharmaceutical considerations and MPI calcium scoring in conjunction with PET MPI will also be discussed. This will emphasize clinical knowledge, and is geared for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Technologists. The content will enhance the skillset of personnel new to cardiac PET, and provide a refresher for experienced personnel. Register.

CTN Webinar: There’s a New PET Drug in Town: Manufacturing and Approval Considerations for Your Institution

May 7, 2020 | 3:00 pm ET | David W. Dick, PhD
Increase your understanding on the approval process and regulatory parameters required for an IND or ANDA, leading a better understanding of the requirements and ultimately improve patient care. The webinar will help you describe the difference of using approved drugs under IND or ANDA, explain the requirements for cost recovery and expanded access INDs, and understand the review timelines for ANDA approval. Register.

Coming soon! Therapeutics Conference Virtual Meeting

Explore the latest innovations in therapy with virtual sessions from the recent SNMMI Therapeutics Conference: Therapies, Theranostics, and Building Your Radionuclide Clinical Practice. This cutting-edge content from SNMMI—the profession’s leading therapeutics and targeted radionuclide therapy resource— includes sessions on acquiring the knowledge and resources to effectively deliver theranostics agents and the fundamental steps necessary to establish a nuclear medicine therapy program at your institution.