24th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress

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Program Committee

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

Chair
Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACE

Vice-Chair
Felice A. Caldarella, MD, FACP, CDE, FACE

Vice-Chair
Anne L. Leddy, MD, FACE

Ex Officio, AACE President
R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU

Ex Officio, ACE President
Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE, FNLA

Members

Timothy S. Bailey, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU

Pauline M. Camacho, MD, FACE

Gerard M. Doherty, MD, FACS

M. Kathleen Figaro, MD, MS

Chris K. Guerin, MD,FNLA, FACE

Robert R. Henry, MD

Edward S. Horton, MD, FACE

Daniel L. Hurley, MD, FACE

Jonathan D. Leffert, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU

Mira Milas, MD

Nancy Dugal Perrier, MD, FACS, FACE

Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD

Sripriya Raman, MD

Gregory Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE

Robert Rapaport, MD

Peter Albert Singer, MD, FACE

Carmen C. Solorzano, MD

Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD, FACE

Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE

Aaron I. Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE

Craig Wierum, MD, FACE, ECNU

Susan E. Williams, MS, MD, CCD, FACN, FACP

Kathleen Wyne, MD, PhD, FACE, FNLA, FACE

Farhad Zangeneh, MD, FACP, FACE

Robert S. Zimmerman, MD, FACE