Committee on Continuing Education

Committee on Continuing Education


Committee Charges

  • The mission of the Continuing Education Committee is to review and monitor all continuing education activities of all types that are sponsored, jointly-sponsored or co-sponsored by the SNM for continuing education credit for physicians, pharmacists and scientists. This includes live courses, enduring materials, distance education and journal articles. The committee ensures the activities satisfy the educational mission of the SNM and meet accreditation criterion for ACCME, ACPE, and CAMPEP.
  • Review and monitor each of the above-mentioned activities sponsored by SNM ensuring they are in compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines of the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), and the Guidelines of the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program.
  • Provide guidance to chapter administrators and CME/CPE liaisons regarding SNM policies and procedures for joint and co-sponsorship of continuing education activities.
  • Suggest program, policy or procedural changes, as needed, to ensure activities remain in compliance with the accreditation criterion as updates and changes occur.
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of educational activities (focus groups, interviews, questionnaires, etc.) to gather needs assessment and evaluation data.
  • Provide progress or interim reports as required by the ACCME and ACPE.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the overall educational plan of the organization.

Committee Reports


Committee Minutes


Committee Members

Arnold M. Strashun, MD, FSNMMI Chairperson
Perry S. Gerard, MD Vice-Chairperson
Alan B. Packard, PhD Ex-Officio Member
Johannes Czernin, MD Committee Member
Gary L. Dillehay, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Frederic H. Fahey, DSc, FSNMMI Committee Member
Saul N. Friedman, MD, PhD Committee Member
Leonie L. Gordon, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI Committee Member
Bennett S. Greenspan, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Thomas F. Heston, MD Committee Member
Sara Johnson, EdS, CNMT, RT(N)(CT) Committee Member
Scott P. Knishka, BCNP Committee Member
Nic Mastascusa, PharmD, BCNP Committee Member
Keisha C. McCall, PhD Committee Member
Robert S. Miyaoka, PhD Committee Member
Saima Muzahir, MBBS, MD Committee Member
Helen R. Nadel, MD FRCPC Committee Member
Chin K. Ng, PhD Committee Member
Maria R. Ponisio, MD Committee Member
Lalitha Ramanna, MD, FACNM Committee Member
H. William Strauss, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI Committee Member
Kathy L. Thomas, MD Committee Member
Sameer Tipnis, PhD Committee Member
Gary Ulaner, MD, PhD, FACNM Committee Member
Sumeet Virmani, MD, MS Committee Member
Sharon L. White, PhD Committee Member
Daniel L. Yokell, PharmD Committee Member