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SECRETARY’S MESSAGE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 2  

Secretary's Message


Secretary, Society of Nuclear Medicine India (SNMI), Radiation Medicine Centre C/O Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Web Publication7-Nov-2016

Correspondence Address:
Ashish Kumar Jha
Secretary, Society of Nuclear Medicine India (SNMI), Radiation Medicine Centre C/O Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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Jha AK. Secretary's Message. Indian J Nucl Med 2016;31, Suppl S1:2

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Jha AK. Secretary's Message. Indian J Nucl Med [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Feb 21];31, Suppl S1:2. Available from: http://www.ijnm.in/text.asp?2016/31/5/2/193520




Dear Colleague,

As the first year of our tenure as executive committee of Society of Nuclear Medicine, India comes to an end, we reflect on the changes brought about since we took office in March 2016. The goals that we set out to accomplish were focused on five key areas: increasing cross disciplinary interactions among nuclear medicine professionals; bringing the transparency in the operations of SNM India; establishing link with our regulators; providing high-quality member services by offering essential education and training and expanding funding opportunities to support nuclear medicine students to participate in the educational activities; improving relationship with international nuclear medicine societies. Despite some challenges, we have still been able to take step forward towards achieving our goal. We have taken following steps to improve the status of our society.

  • Creation of subspecialty management groups (SMGs)


    • Better education of nuclear medicine professionals
    • Better interaction of nuclear medicine professionals with their clinical colleague
    • Standardization of guidelines for nuclear medicine practice in our country
  • Constitution of update and amendment committee


    • Standardize rule and regulation of the society
    • Transparency in the operations and transactions of the society
    • Free availability of society constitution to members
  • Decision to activate link with regulatory authority


    • Protect our profession and professionals
    • Established formal communication with our regulators
    • Approached regulator to improve the existing regulations related to nuclear medicine practice in our country
    • Encourage production and application of radiopharmaceuticals
    • Ensure delivery of authentic services to the society
  • Improvement in member services


    • Initiation of new teaching programs through SMGs
    • Empowerment and encouragement to student members to attend national conference - Reimbursement of registration fee on acceptance of an abstract


    • Member's online profile creation (in progress)
    • Online membership facility (in progress)
    • Development of online teaching program for members (in progress)
  • Development of online abstract submission portal


    • Publication of abstract submission guidelines for annual conference
    • Development of online abstract submission and review portal for abstract management
    • Resulted to significant improvement in response from researchers and we have received more than 125 abstract through online portal
    • Review process completed in few days


  • Established relation with various international societies like EANM, SNMI, ARCCNM, JSNM

    • To establish educational partnership with international.




Firstly I would like to thank all the members of society for having faith in us. Also I would like to thank SNM India western chapter for providing us the facility to develop online abstract submission portal for SNMICON2016 and organizers of the conference for having faith in online submission process and making it a success. Last but not the least I would like to thank the entire Executive committee (SNM India) their unconditional support and Honorable President (SNM India) to provide guidance and direction to the committee.

Once again we would like to assure about our commitment towards betterment of nuclear medicine society.

Jai Hind!




 

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