The Academic Council is composed of faculty members of nuclear medicine departments, divisions, or sections in accredited medical schools, those in approved nuclear medicine residency programs, or in accredited technologist training programs.  However, any individual interested in education is welcome to join.

Mission Statement
The Academic Council is dedicated to the scientific interchange of ideas among SNMMI members who have an interest in training and education of undergraduates and graduates in Nuclear Medicine (which includes general Nuclear Medicine, Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT imaging and Molecular Imaging). The overall mission of the Academic Council is to:

  1. promote medical education, research and patient care related to Nuclear Medicine,
  2. provide to membership expertise in the training and education of undergraduates and graduates in Nuclear Medicine, including in mentoring and leadership,
  3. provide a forum for members for discussion of issues and problems of mutual interest and concern within the Nuclear Medicine community, as well as an informal exchange of ideas and programs,
  4. provide outreach to other professionals and organizations,
  5. nurture new membership into the society,
  6. serve as a resource to Young Professionals in career development, and
  7. serve as a resource to SNM leadership.

Within the Council there is a subgroup of Program Directors/Associate Program Directors of Nuclear Medicine residency programs (the Nuclear Medicine Program Directors Association, NMPDA).

The Academic Council is an advocate for Nuclear Medicine education and training to organized Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, as well as providing an avenue of communication for Program Directors and Coordinators to accrediting bodies, certification boards, other specialty societies, and government agencies.



 

The AC works to provide the most up-to-date resources and educational offerings to its members. This section provides information on past educational offerings (sponsored by the AC), as well as important updates and areas of interest to the AC.

Talks and Presentations

Document Library

Program Director Resources

 
Related Websites

Education Links
ABNM Newsletters

Related Items/Websites

 

The Academic Council offers different awards to recongnize individuals within the field who have made significant contributions to Nuclear Medicine.  The following Awards are offered by the Academic Council:

Lifetime Achievement Award - Learn more about this award.

Distinguished Service Award - Learn more about this award.

Tom Miller Memorial Lecture Award

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 secion provides the following council specific information.

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

RPSC 2013 Session

How to Become a Member
Membership in the Academic 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 AC requires payment of dues in the amount of $15/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:

Promotes medical education, research and patient care related to Nuclear Medicine.

Provides continuing education and training of undergraduates and graduates in Nuclear Medicine (which includes general Nuclear Medicine, Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT imaging and Molecular Imaging, including in mentoring and leadership.

Provides a forum for members for discussion of issues and problems of mutual interest and concern within the Nuclear Medicine community, as well as an informal exchange of ideas and programs.

Serves as a resource to Young Professionals in career development and to SNMMI leadership

Learn more about the specific benefits the Academic Council has to offer.



Join This Council

Council membership is voluntary. Society members are eligible for council membership, and can belong to as many councils as they wish. The Academic Council dues are $15.00. 

Learn more about the Academic Council member benefits.



AC Newsletters

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

2014 Spring AC Newsletter

2014 Fall AC Newsletter


Contact Us

SNMMI Academic Council
1850 Samuel Morse Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Email: AC@snmmi.org