The mission of the Advanced Associate Council is to:

  • Aid those who are interested in developing a Nuclear Medicine Advanced Associate program at their facility.
  • Support the practice and policy needs of the NMAA and other areas of technologist advanced practice.
  • Aid with activities associated with nurturing and growing the NMAA, including effecting the necessary culture change to allow this designation to function properly.
  • NMAA Flyer (.pdf)

The Advanced Associate Council has as its mission the development of a place for Nuclear Medicine Advanced Associates (NMAAs) to come together for further development of their competencies and to further the regulatory and licensure issues unique to NMAAs. The Council has presented programs at Annual and Midwinter meeting of the SNMMI to further the development of NMAAs as well spread the knowledge of NMAAs as a career choice. A high priority of the Council is to create incentives for the opening of additional training programs and a grant application has been submitted to SNMMI for that purpose.



NMAA Flyer (.pdf)


The Society recognizes the need for sub-specialty interests/expertise within the field of nuclear medicine and moleuclar imaging. Councils provide the expertise, professional networking and educational programs for nuclear medicine professionals in respective areas and serve as a resource for development and implementatin of Society policies.

Council membership is voluntary. Councils adhere to Society Bylaws and policies, while operating under its own Operating Procedures, as approved by the House of Delegates, and its own business plan and budget, as approved by the SNMMI Board of Directors.

This section provides the following council specific information.

AAC Board of Directors
AAC Operating Procedures
AAC Business Plan
AAC Committees and Committee Members
AAC Council Reports to the House of Delegates
AAC Past Presidents

How to Become a Member
Membership in the Advanced Associate Council is limited to members of the SNMMI. Membership can be attained by indicating the desire to join during the annual renewal of the SNMMI membership or by filing an application with the Secretary of the council.

Payment of Dues
Membership in the AAC requires payment of dues in the amount of $10/year. Dues are paid to SNMMI and will be due on October 1st of each year.

Benefits of Membership:
Membership makes you a part of a professional group within the SNMMI that:

Provides continuing education for professionals in the various areas relating to Advanced Assoiate through sponsored symposia and continuing education courses. Each year the AAC puts on Continuing Education Courses on topics of interest to professionals in NMAA.

Provides a forum and a mechanism for discussion and dissemination of information relating to the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences. The AAC members receive periodic Newsletters and electronic mailings containing information on professional activities, government issues, and a host of other topics related to Advanced Associate. Members will soon have access to AAC Web pages, which will contain timely and archived information relating to a variety of topics of the AAC.

Provides expertise in the NMAA to SNMMI leadership and to groups outside of SNMMI seeking such expertise. The AAC has representation in a number of governance groups within SNMMI, including the Committee on Councils and the House of Delegates.

Learn more about the specific benefits the AAC council has to offer.

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Council membership is voluntary. Society members are eligible for council membership, and can belong to as many councils as they wish. The Advanced Associate Council dues are $10.00. Join this council now
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Advanced Associate Council Newsletters

The AAC publishes its newsletter twice a year (Fall and Spring). You must be a member of the council to view the newsletter.

AAC Council Newsletter Spring 2014

AAC Council Newsletter Fall 2011

AAC Council Newsletter Spring 2011

Contact Us

SNMMI Advanced Associate Council
1850 Samuel Morse Drive
Reston, VA 20190