24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress

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AACE Board of Directors

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

6:30 am - 6:30 pm Attendee Registration
12:30 pm - 6:30 pm CME Station Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION I
 

W11: Hot Topics in Thyroid Practice

Chair: Hossein Gharib, MD

Room: 101 DE
CME Code: 6135

 

W21: Diabetes Technology Update for Your Practice
Chair: George Grunberger, MD

Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 5096
 

W31: DXA for the Practicing Endocrinologist: What Every Clinician Needs to Know
Chair: Susan E. Williams, MD

Room: 101 B
CME Code: 7124
 

W41: Leadership Forum
Co-Chairs: Howard M. Lando, MD & Anne L. Leddy, MD
Speakers: Tara Hickey & Eric Martin

  • What Leadership Role Can We Play as Champions for Clinical Endocrinologists?
  • What is the Nature of Leadership Work Required for Example to Strengthen Membership and improve the Chapter Effectiveness?
  • What Personal Adaptations May be Required so That We Can More Effectively Lead Consequential Change?

Room: 101 A
CME Code: 1606

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm SPECIAL SESSION II
 

W12: The AACE Module and Tool Kit for Obesity Medicine
Chair: W. Timothy Garvey, MD

Room: 101 B
CME Code: 3467
 

W22: Challenging Topics in Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders
Co-Chairs: Richard J. Auchus, MD & Laurence Katznelson, MD

Room: 101 DE
CME Code: 8382
 

W32: 2015 Diabetes Update
Co-Chairs: Vivian A. Fonseca, MD & Etie S. Moghissi, MD

Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 2035
 

W42: Endocrinology in the Real World
Co-Chairs: Bill Law, Jr., MD & Katherine A. Roberts, MD

Room: 101 A
CME Code: 1122
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

W52: AACE Maintenance of Certification and Mini-Board Review Course
Chair: Pauline M. Camacho, MD
Speakers: Elise M. Brett, MD, Pauline M. Camacho, MD, & Hossein Gharib, MD

  • To discuss recent updates on the endocrine certification process
  • To discuss ASAP 2014 Thyroid Module
  • To discuss ASAP 2014 Parathyroid & Bone Module

Room: 101 C
CME Code: 7892

5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

WSS1: LDL-C Reduction in the High-Risk Patient: How Low Should We Go?
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom ABC
CME Code: 2454

THURSDAY, MAY 14

5:15 am - 7:30 am

TSS1: Overcoming Barriers in Diabetes Management with Individualized Treatment Strategies
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom ABC
CME Code: 5456

6:30 am - 6:00 pm Attendee Registration
7:00 am - 6:00 pm CME Station Hours
9:45 am - 2:15 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 am - 8:15 am General Session Announcements
8:15 am - 9:00 am

TGS1: Bionic Pancreas
Moderator: R. Mack Harrell, MD
Speaker: Edward R. Damiano, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 1348

9:00 am - 9:45 am

TGS2: Neonatal Diabetes: Identification, Initial Treatment, and Transitioning the Parent
Moderator: Yehuda Handelsman, MD
Speaker: Siri A.W. Greeley, MD

Room: BALLROOM A

CME Code: 2924
9:45 am - 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Coffee Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Product Theaters in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:45 am

TGS3: Microarchitectural of Bone and its Clinical Relevance
Moderator: Pauline M. Camacho, MD
Speaker: John Paul Bilezikian, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 6520

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

TGS4: The Link Between Retinopathy and VEGF: The Journey from Discovery through Clinical Therapy
Moderator: Sandra L. Weber, MD
Speaker: Michael J. Tolentino, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 1764

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm President’s Welcome Box Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Product Theaters in the Exhibit Hall

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Women of Endocrinology Luncheon: If I Knew Then, What I Know Now (non-CME)
Moderator: Etie S. Moghissi, MD
Speaker: Camille Lee, Senior Vice President, Diabetes Marketing for Novo Nordisk Inc.

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Meet-the-Experts
 

SESSION I

 

T11: Of Hispanics and Metabolism: Understanding the Risk for Diabetes
Moderator: Donald A. Bergman, MD
Speaker: Jaime A. Davidson, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 2502

 

T21: Testosterone Use: When and How; Testosterone Treatment in Young Males
Moderator: Elise M. Brett, MD
Speaker: Paul Turek, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 4276

 

T31: Practicalities in the Use of Pharmacologic Agents
Moderator: Felice A. Caldarella, MD
Speaker: Caroline Apovian, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 4366

 

T41: Thyroid Ultrasound Images
Moderator: Mark A. Lupo, MD
Speaker: Robert A. Levine, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 3031

 

T51: Controversies in Osteoporosis Management
Moderator: Daniel L. Hurley, MD
Speaker: Felicia Cosman, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 2749

 

T61: (Point/Counterpoint) Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Treat or Not
Moderator: Peter A. Singer, MD
Speaker Point: Paul W. Ladenson, MD
Speaker Counter: Jeffrey R. Garber, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 2533

 

T71: (Case Review) Challenging Lipid Cases
Moderator: David S. H. Bell, MD
Speaker: Lisa Tannock, MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 3370

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet-the-Expert

 

SESSION II

 

T12: Emerging Therapies and Technologies for the Treatment of Diabetes
Moderator: S. Sethu K. Reddy, MD
Speaker: Irl B. Hirsch, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 9140

 

T22: Update on PCKS9 Inhibitors and New Therapies
Moderator: M. Kathleen Figaro, MD
Speaker: Evan A. Stein, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 3961

 

T32: Challenges in Management of the Endocrine Patient: Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Endocrinology
Moderator: Rajib Bhattacharya, MD
Speaker: A. Jay Cohen, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 8484

 

T42: The Nutritional Prevention and Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease-Fact or Fiction?
Moderator: Chris K. Guerin, MD
Speaker: Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 5611

 

T52: The Mind’s Role in Obesity
Moderator: Michael A. Bush, MD
Speaker: Joshua P. Thaler, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 3053

 

T62: Ectopic ACTH: Diagnosis and Treatments
Moderator: Janet B. McGill, MD
Speaker: Maria Fleseriu, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 2300

 

T72: (Case Review) Update on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma: Implications for Clinical Practice
Moderator: Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD
Speaker: Karel Pacak, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 8408

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Meet-the-Experts
SESSION III

 

T13: Diabetes Transition from Pediatrics to Adulthood
Moderator: Dace L. Trence, MD
Speaker: Jennifer Raymond, MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 6174

 

T23: Statin Intolerance: Statin Side-Effects?
Moderator: Richard A. Haas, MD
Speaker: Lisa Tannock, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 4043

 

T33: Late-Effects in the Emerging Population of Childhood Cancer Survivors
Moderator: Vin Tangpricha, MD
Speaker: Sripriya Raman, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 9536

 

T43: Ectopic ACTH: Diagnosis and Treatments
Moderator: Janet B. McGill, MD
Speaker: Maria Fleseriu, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 1816

 

T53: Thyroid Ultrasound Images
Moderator: Mark A. Lupo, MD
Speaker: Robert A. Levine, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 1868

 

T63: The Mind’s Role in Obesity
Moderator: Michael A. Bush, MD
Speaker: Joshua P. Thaler, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 1352

 

T73: (Case Review) Challenging Thyroid Cases
Moderator: Robert S. Zimmerman, MD
Speakers: Paul W. Ladenson, MD & Susan J. Mandel, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 5848

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chapter & International Receptions

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

TSS3: Paradigm Shifts in Hypoparathyroidism: How New Insights in Epidemiology and Treatment are Changing the Standard of Care
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom ABC
CME Code: 8313

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

TSS4: Combination Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Management: Charting Courses for Success
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom EFG
CME Code: 4711

FRIDAY, MAY 15

5:15 am - 7:30 am

FSS1: Prevention and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders: Clarifying the Endocrinologist's Role
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom ABC
CME Code: 4117

5:15 am - 7:30 am

FSS2: Applying the Fundamentals of Insulin Physiology to Modernize Exogenous Insulin Therapy: An Expert Panel Exchange and Interactive Town Hall Discussion
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom EFG
CME Code: 3879

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Attendee Registration

7:30 am - 6: 30 pm CME Station Hours
9:45 am - 2:15 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 am - 8:15 am General Session Announcements
8:15 am - 9:00 am

FGS1: Molecular Drivers for Fat Genesis and their Roles in Diabetes and Obesity
Moderator: Daniel Einhorn, MD
Speaker: Ronald Evans, PhD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 9031

9:00 am - 9:45 am

FGS2: Short-Term and Long-Term Impacts of Genetic Discovery on the Practice of Endocrinology
Moderator: Robert Rapaport, MD
Speaker: Joel Hirschhorn, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 6570

9:45 am - 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Coffee Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Product Theaters in Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Mini Plenary Sessions
 

FGS3: Transcultural Endocrinology Symposium
Chair/Moderator: Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD

Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 6411
11:00 am - 11:45 am

FGS4: Oral Poster Presentations
Moderators: Edward S. Horton, MD & David S. Lieb, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 1482

 

FGS5: Thyroid: The Year in Review
Moderator: Peter A. Singer, MD
Speaker: Susan J. Mandel, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 2044

11:45 am - 12: 30 pm

FGS6: Late Breaking Clinical Trials (non-CME)
Moderators: Alan J. Garber, MD, Janet B. McGill, MD, & Vin Tangpricha, MD
Room: 104 ABC

 

FGS7: Oral Poster Presentations
Moderators: Edward S. Horton, MD & David C. Lieb, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 9498

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm Exhibit Hall Break
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Product Theaters in Exhibit Hall
2:15 pm - 5:00pm In-Depth Symposia
 

F11: Transition from Childhood to Adulthood
Chair: Robert Rapaport, MD

Room: 101 A
CME Code: 9762
 

F21: Advances in Thyroid Cancer
Chair: Hossein Gharib, MD

Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 7689
 

F31: Updates on Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease
Chair: Pauline M. Camacho, MD

Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 5982
 

F41: Assessing the Benefits and Risks of Testosterone Therapy in Men and Women
Co-Chairs: Paresh Dandona, MD & Neil F. Goodman, MD

Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 7112

 

F51: Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes and Complications
Chair: Robert R. Henry, MD

Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 9927

 

F61: Lipid Guidelines: Can We Identify the Risk, but Not the Numbers?
Chair: Kathleen L. Wyne, MD

Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 4819

 

F71: AACE/SMNE Pan American Symposia: Lifestyle, Metabolic Disorders and Cancer
Co-Chairs: Myriam Allende-Vigo, MD

Room: 101 B
CME Code: 6499

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Wine & Cheese Reception
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

FSS3: Continuous Coverage and Clinical Application of Real-Time CGM: Pathway to Improved Outcomes and Reduced Cost
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom ABC
CME Code: 7276

7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

FSS4: Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options
Room: Omni Nashville - Legends Ballroom EFG
CME Code: 6985

SATURDAY, MAY 16

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Attendee Registration
7:30 am - 6:00 pm CME Station Hours
9:45 am - 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
8:00 am - 8:15 am General Session Announcements
8:15 am - 9:00 am

SGS1: The Three Pathways of Translational Research: Diabetes and a Personal Experience
Moderator: Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD
Speaker: Valentin Fuster, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 6637

9:00 am - 9:45 am

SGS2: Deletions and Mutations in Growth Hormone- Receptor (Laron Syndrome): Genetic, Biological, and Clinical Aspects
Moderator: Jaime A. Davidson, MD
Speaker: Zvi Laron, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 9226

9:45 am - 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Coffee Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Product Theaters in Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:45 am

SGS3: Metformin: Its Non-Glycemic Effects and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Moderator: Anne L. Leddy, MD
Speaker: John M. Miles, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 5263

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

SGS4: Disordered Growth Hormone Secretion in HIV: Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutic Strategies
Moderator: Felice A. Caldarella, MD
Speaker: Steven K. Grinspoon, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 6442

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm AACE Annual Business Meeting Luncheon
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Meet-the-Expert
SESSION I

 

S11: Year in Diabetes
Moderator: Etie S. Moghissi, MD
Speaker: Claresa S. Levetan, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 3747

 

S21: FGF: New Guy on the Scene
Moderator: Sunil Wimalawansa, MD
Speaker: Bryan Kestenbaum, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 4062

 

S31: Neurohumoral Syndromes
Moderator: Derek LeRoith, MD
Speaker: Aaron I. Vinik, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 1351

 

S41: Hyperandrogenic Anovulation
Moderator: W. Reid Litchfield, MD
Speaker: Margaret E. Wierman, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 8295

 

S51: The Year in Pituitary Disease
Moderator: Ved V. Gossain, MD
Speaker: Mark E. Molitch, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 5747

 

S61: (Point/Counterpoint) To Use or Not Molecular Markers
Moderator: Jonathan D. Leffert, MD
Speaker Point: Bryan McIver, MD
Speaker Counter: Mark A. Lupo, MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 4172

 

S71: (Case Review) Thyroid Cases: Weird and the Not So Unusual
Moderator: Farhad Zangeneh, MD
Speaker: Jeffrey R. Garber, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 4888

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet-the-Experts
SESSION II

 

S12: Update on the Impact of Sleep Disturbances in Metabolic Disorders
Moderator: Joseph Aloi, MD
Speaker: Eve Van Cauter, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 2049

 

S22: ICD-10
Moderator: Katherine A. Roberts, MD
Speaker: Todd W. Frieze, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 7338

 

S32: Lipidystrophy
Moderator: Felice A. Caldarella, MD
Speaker: Savitha Subramanian, MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 9000

 

S42: PCOS in Adolescent Girls: Diagnosis and Management
Moderator: Sripriya Raman, MD
Speaker: Selma F. Witchel, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 7621

 

S52: Treatment of Progressive Thyroid Cancer
Moderator: Gregory Randolph, MD
Speaker: Steven I. Sherman, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 5732

 

S62: Neurohumoral Syndromes
Moderator: Derek LeRoith, MD
Speaker: Aaron I. Vinik, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 2930

 

S72: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Latino Youth: translational Science to Clinical Relevance
Moderator: Craig Wierum, MD
Speaker: Gabriel Q. Shaibi, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 5415

4:45 pm- 5:45 pm SESSION III
  Meet-the-Experts
 

S13: Normocalcemic Hyperparathyroidism
Moderator: Gary W. Edelson, MD
Speaker: Shonni J. Silverberg, MD
Room: 104 ABC
CME Code: 3027

 

S23: Endocrine Jeopardy
Moderator: Ricardo Correa, MD
Speaker: Cheryl Rosenfeld, MD
Room: 104 DE
CME Code: 9598

 

S33: Update on the Impact of Sleep Disturbances in Metabolic Disorders
Moderator: Joseph Aloi, MD
Speaker: Eve Van Cauter, MD
Room: 101 CDE
CME Code: 2554

 

S43: Subclinical Cushing’s
Moderator: Donald W. Richardson, MD
Speaker: John D. Carmichael, MD
Room: 102 AB
CME Code: 5477

 

S53: Neutroceuticals
Moderator: Shashank R. Joshi, MD
Speaker: Kenneth D. Burman, MD
Room: 101 A
CME Code: 7915

 

S63: Treatment of Progressive Thyroid Cancer
Moderator: Gregory Randolph, MD
Speaker: Steven I. Sherman, MD
Room: 103 ABC
CME Code: 9199

 

S73: (Point/Counterpoint) Data on Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Prevalence
Moderator: Gary A. Trager, MD
Speaker Point: Elizabeth Selvin, MD
Speaker Counter: Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
Room: 101 B
CME Code: 7635

6:30 pm ACE Convocation
7:30 pm President’s Gala

SUNDAY, MAY 17

7:00 am - 11:30 am Attendee Registration
7:30 am - 12:00 pm CME Station Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast
Room: BALLROOM A

8:00 am - 8:15 am

General Session Announcements

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Oral Presentations on Planning Research in Diabetes (PRIDE) F(non-CME)

Room: 108
8:15 am - 9:00 am

SGS5: AACE/AAES Joint Review of Cases on Hyperparathyroidism

Moderator: Nancy D. Perrier, MD Speakers: Mira Milas, MD & Shonni J. Silverberg, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 5183

9:15 am - 10:00 am

SGS6: AACE/AAES Joint Review of Cases on Thyroid Cancer Management

Moderator: Carmen C. Solorzano, MD
Speakers: Gregory Randolph, MD & R. Michael Tuttle, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 9932

10:15 am - 11:00 am

SGS7: AACE/AAES Joint Review of Cases on Adrenal Nodules

Moderator: Gerard Doherty, MD
Speakers: Clive S. Grant, MD & Gary D. Hammer, MD
Room: BALLROOM A
CME Code: 5590

11:00 am - 11:15 am Final Announcements; Adjournment

2014-2015 Officers

President: R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU - Hollywood, FL
President Elect: George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Vice President: Pauline M. Camacho, MD, FACE - Maywood, IL
Treasurer: Jonathan D. Leffert, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU - Dallas, TX
Secretary: Daniel L. Hurley, MD, FACE - Rochester, MN
Immediate Past President: Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACN, FACE, ECNU - New York, NY

Board of Directors (Expire 2015)

David S. H. Bell, MD, FACP, MB, FACE - Mountain Book, AL
Felice A. Caldarella, MD, FACP, CDE, FACE - Flemington, NJ
Jaime A. Davidson, MD, FACP, MACE - Dallas, TX
Edward S. Horton, MD, MACE - Brookline, MA
Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE - Alexandria, VA (†)
W. Reid Litchfield, MD, FACE, ECNU - Henderson, NV (†)
Sunil J. Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, FACE, FCCP, FACP, FRCP, DSc - New Brunswick, NJ

Board of Directors (Expire 2016)

Timothy S. Bailey, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU - Escondido, CA
Michael A. Bush, MD - Beverly Hills, CA
W. Timothy Garvey, MD, FACE - Birmingham, AL
Ved V. Gossain, MD, FACE, FRCP(c), MACP - East Lansing, MI
Robert R. Henry, MD, FACE - San Diego, CA
Janet B. McGill, MD, FACE - Saint Louis, MO
Farhad Zangeneh, MD, FACP, FACE - Sterling, VA

Board of Directors (Expire 2017)

Elise M. Brett, MD, FACE, ECNU - New York, NY
Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FACE - New Orleans, LA
Anne L. Leddy, MD, FACE - Matthews, VA
Mark A. Lupo, MD, FACE, ECNU - Sarasota, FL
Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD, FACE - Atlanta, GA
Aaron I. Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE - Norfolk, VA
Kathleen L. Wyne, MD, PhD, FNLA, FACE - Houston, TX

College of Endocrinology Members - 2015

President: Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FNLA, FACE - Tarzana, CA
President Elect: Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE - Houston, TX
Immediate Past President: Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACP, FACE - La Jolla, CA

Fellow-in-Training - 2015

Ricardo Correa, MD - Rockville, MD

Advisory Members - 2015

Gerard M. Doherty, MD, FACS - Boston, MA
Todd W. Frieze, MD, FACP, CCD, FACE, ECNU - Biloxi, MI
Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE - Boston, MA
Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE - Seattle, WA
Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACE - Greenville, SC

Emeritus - 2015

Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, MACP, MACE - Jacksonville Bch., FL

Parliamentarian - 2015

John A. Seibel, MD, FACP, MACE - Los Ranchos, NM

(†)Vice Parliamentarian