Annual Scientific Session of the
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Bridging Quality Imaging and Patient Care

September 6-9, 2018 | San Francisco Marriott Marquis | Calif.

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Physicians: CME certificates will be available online for you to access upon completion of meeting evaluation. A link has been sent to the email that you registered with. Subject line began with "ASNC2018 Evaluations" and the Sender was
Technologists: ARRT certificates will be available online~ 10 days after ASNC2018.
You will receive an email from ASNC with a login ID and password to access the evaluation site to get CE certificate.
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Join your colleagues, September 6-9 in San Francisco, for the 23rd Annual Scientific Session of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, plus a celebration of ASNC’s 25th anniversary and the dynamic past, present and future of nuclear cardiology.  ASNC2018 will be an educational experience that reflects ASNC’s expertise as the only professional organization dedicated to nuclear cardiology. Come to THE meeting of the year for nuclear cardiology with an unparalleled opportunity to participate in personalized, real-world, collaborative education focused on quality imaging for optimal patient care. Network and interact with physicians, scientists, technologists, nurses, colleagues in industry and many others from around the world.  

Important Dates

Early Bird Deadline- July 9th
Hotel Booking Deadline- August 13th
Advance Registration Deadline- August 23rd

Keynote Session- 12pm Thursday, Sept. 6th- Arrive Early!


San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 1+ (415) 896-1600

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  • NEW! Keynote Session: Finding Meaning, Balance and Professional Fulfillment in the Practice of Medicine, 12-1 pm Thursday, Sept. 6- Tait Shanafelt, MD, Director of the Stanford WellMD Center
  • The Mario Verani keynote by Kim Allan Williams, MD, MACC, MASNC, FAHA, FESC, Thursday, Sept. 6
  • PET Satellite Session, Implementing a Cardiac PET Program- The Why’s and How To’s
  • The return of Cases with the Aces, plus the all-new Image-Guided Patient Management Track led by master clinicians, and brand-new hands-on PET and SPECT workshops
  • NEW! Elevating Patients’ Voices: Several ASNC2018 sessions will highlight the perspectives of patients from the Amyloidosis Foundation, Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research, and WomenHeart
  • How-to learning focused on heart disease in women, cardiac amyloidosis, and other disease states
  • NEW! Team-based Core Curriculum, with nuclear cardiology teams presenting their best solutions to daily imaging challenges Pointers for implementing the latest guidelines, including Clinical Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow Using PET
  • NEW! Deep-dives on machine learning, molecular imaging, and more fast-evolving innovations. Featuring representatives from IBM Watson, Google and Hewlett Packard.
  • Presidents’ Imaging Roundtable, where imaging society leaders will examine “the Value-Add” of specific studies and multimodality approaches
  • NEW! Walk and Learn Tours with Past Presidents, explore fabulous San Francisco attractions while you discuss new nuclear cardiology developments with ASNC past presidents and earn continuing education credits
  • 25th anniversary celebratory events and opportunities 🎉
  • And much more!

Program Chair:

Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC 

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit


Successful completion of this CME activity enable the participant to earn up to 20* Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC program. 
Physicians: 27* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Technologists: 23.5* ARRT Category A Credits
Physician Assistants: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nurse Practitioners: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for the purpose of recertification.
*Credits subject to change. 

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ASNC has received the highest level of recognition, Accreditation with Commendation, from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accreditation with Commendation is awarded to CME providers that demonstrate compliance in all aspects of accreditation requirements and for demonstrating exemplary engagement with the environment in support of physician learning and physician quality improvement.