International Collaboration

SNMMI is a global and collaborative scientific organization dedicated to both the practice and the science of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy around the world. SNMMI's worldwide membership totals more than 15,000, including physicians, scientists, technologists, chemists, radiopharmacists, students and industry representatives from 82 countries around the world.

Upcoming Meetings 

SNMMI Annual Meeting

The SNMMI 2018 Annual Meeting—the premier educational, scientific, research, and networking event in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging—provides physicians, technologists, pharmacists, laboratory professionals, and scientists with an in-depth view of the latest research and development in the field as well as providing insights into practical applications for the clinic. Register today to join 5,000+ attendees from more than 60 countries! 

The SNMMI Annual Meeting helps you increase your professional effectiveness as you learn to:

  • Examine and evaluate future directions in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy from a research and clinical perspective.
  • Describe the latest indications and applications of hybrid imaging and its impact on patient management.
  • Review standard, new and relevant advances in molecular imaging including applications in oncology, cardiology and neurology.
  • Discuss new therapeutic and diagnostic agents that are impacting the practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
  • Review radiation dose and image quality in medical imaging.
  • Identify clinical content that is applicable to practice improvement.

 

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A Global Organization

SNMMI is a global and collaborative scientific organization dedicated to both the practice and the science of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy around the world. SNMMI's worldwide membership totals over 20,000, which includes physicians, scientists, technologists, chemists, radiopharmacists, students and industry representatives from more than 84 countries around the world. SNMMI's Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM), the premier international journal of nuclear medicine, reaches over 17,000 individuals each month. SNMMI's Annual Meeting is nuclear medicine's and molecular imaging's largest gathering each year, attracting over 5,000 professional attendees and another 2,500 industry representatives.

At the most recent Annual Meeting in June 2016 in San Diego, California, 35% of registered attendees were from countries other than the United States. Attendees represented over 65 countries. In addition, abstract submissions for SNMMI's Annual Meeting from outside the United States represent close to 67% of all submissions.

SNMMI Headquarters
While SNMMI's headquarters office resides in Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C., its perspective, programs, and growth are as international as its members. As of 2017, 12% of the Society's members reside in more than 84 countries other than the United States.

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SNMMI's Programs and Activities 

SNMMI's educational programs and activities reflect the increasing importance and participation of its international members. Such common global nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy issues as quality of care, educating referring physicians and patients, and exploring ways to better share developments in the practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy are but a few of the activities currently underway by Society staff, Committees, Councils, and our Centers of Excellence. This website seeks to constantly expand its offerings to the Society's international members, providing an ever-changing, updated array of global resources and news for nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy professionals literally anywhere on the globe.

SNMMI continues to stay actively involved in several jointly sponsored educational programs and educational outreach activities with regional nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy organizations around the world; both in their home countries, and during SNMMI's Annual Meeting. These joint sponsored programs include not only the sharing of speakers and renown experts on all facets of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, collaboration on the development of enduring educational materials, and programmatic/administrative support, but also include translation of materials and website development.


Each year, the SNMMI collaborates with international organizations in an effort to continue the exchange of ideas, education and knowledge. Intiatives include:

Nuclear Medicine Global Initiative
3rd Sino-American Conference
Chinese/U.S. Resident Exchange Program
Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship
IAEA CT Case Webinar Series
EANM Collaborative Guidelines

Membership

SNMMI offers a Full International Membership category for international colleagues. Learn more on how to become an SNMMI Full Member (international).

Full Member

(International)

Available to physicians, scientists or pharmacists possessing an advanced degree who have presented credentials indicating their professional activity, either, medical, paramedical, investigational or educational in the scientific or clinical disciplines of molecular imaging or nuclear medicine. This includes the diagnostic, therapeutic or investigational use of radionuclides or other molecular imaging technologies.

Annual dues: $510

Includes subscription to The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Includes voting rights and can be elected an Officer of the SNMMI.

Corresponding Country Discount

(View list of eligible countries)

 

In an effort to make membership more accessible to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals around the world, SNMMI’s corresponding country category gives members of eligible countries an 80% discount on dues. See discount breakdown.

80% discount on all membership categories

Online access to The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Voting rights and can be elected an Officer of the SNMMI.

 

Strategic Alliances: Partnering for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's Global Growth

As part of its continuing commitment to growing the practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and therapy worldwide, SNMMI leadership works diligently to develop strategic alliances with key regional nuclear medicine organizations to assist these groups in expanding the scope and quality of nuclear medicine outside the United States. These strategic alliances stretch across the globe. reaching every continent where SNMMI's members reside and practice.

SNMMI Partners and Alliances Include:

Contact Us

For more information on SNMMI's international activities and programs, please contact:

Nikki Wenzel-Lamb, MBA Director of Leadership Direct: 703-652-6766 Fax: 703-708-9020 Email: nwenzel@snmmi.org

  • May 22, 2018Session on Training for Nuclear Medicine Physicians to be Offered at SNMMI Annual Meeting

    The training path for nuclear medicine physicians is an important and ongoing topic of discussion for the field. To advance this discussion, Satoshi Minoshima, MD, and Richard L. Wahl, MD, FACNM, have developed a continuing education session for the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (June 23-26), which will also be available through the Virtual Meeting.
    (SNMMI News)

  • May 21, 2018SNMMI Advocates for Improved Reimbursement at CMS Public Meeting

    SNMMI recently advocated on behalf of members and their patients at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) workgroup public meeting. Lu-177-dotatate, Ga-68-dotatate, and Fl-18-fluciclovine are all delivered by pharmacies in per-study doses, not per-unit doses; SNMMI requested that CMS modify the coding descriptors for payment accordingly.
    (Coding and Reimbursement News)

  • May 17, 2018SNMMI Collaborates with Industry to Advance the Field of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

    The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Value Initiative Industry Alliance brings members of the corporate community to the table as key players in building the future of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging and demonstrating to the medical community, regulators, patients and the public their crucial role in delivering the highest quality of care.
    (Press Release)

  • May 14, 2018SNMMI TV Returns to the 2018 Annual Meeting

    The 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting will again include SNMMI TV programs on each each day of the conference covering the previous day's events. The program will feature interviews of key leaders and researchers, interwoven with in-depth reports on featured institutions, session coverage, and attendee surveys.
    (SNMMI News)

Spotlight

Highlight Country: China

SNMMI is excited to welcome China as our 2018 “Highlight Country.” The Chinese Society will showcase the culture and food of China in the Highlight Country Lounge during the Welcome Reception. They have also organized continuing education sessions, and will present a record number of oral and poster presentations during the meeting.

Look for the Highlight Country floor stickers when visiting the Poster Hall to learn more about the great research that is being done there.

Learn more.

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