Skip to main content
visit AACE.com

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS

EXHIBIT & SUPPORTER
INFORMATION

27th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC & CLINICAL CONGRESS • HYNES CONVENTION CENTER

Pre-Congress

AACE 2018 PRE-CONGRESS

The Pre-Congress kicks off one day prior to the official start of the 27th Annual AACE Scientific & Clinical Congress and includes an array of half-day accredited educational opportunities. There is an additional cost of $80 for a half-day and $150 for a full day. Attendees are encouraged to register in advance for these exciting educational activities that provide additional CME because they fill-up quickly.

Register Now

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

PRE-CONGRESS SESSION I

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

W11: A Contemporary Approach to the Management of Diabetes as a Cardiovascular Disease
Chairs: Yehuda Handelsman, MD

  • Cardiovascular Outcome Trials in Diabetes: The Old, The New, The Controversial
    Benjamin Scirica, MD
  • Managing Hypertension in Diabetes - Preferred Agents and Contemporary Goals
    George Bakris, MD
  • Managing Lipids in Diabetes Mellitus - Henry Ginsberg, MD
  • Managing the Hyperglycemia of Diabetes - Should CVOT Impact Medications Choice?
    Ralph DeFronzo, MD
  • The Implications of CVOTs on Diabetes Guidelines/Recommendations for Practice
    Yehuda Handelsman, MD

 

W21: Practical Thyroid Cancer Update: Molecular Genetics, Clinical Science and the Cutting Edge
Chair: R. Mack Harrell, MD

  • Update on the Molecular Genetics of Thyroid Cancer
    James Fagin, MD
  • Evolving Changes in Thyroid Cancer Management
    R. Michael Tuttle, MD
  • New Concepts in Endocrine Surgery
    Sareh Parangi, MD
  • Thyroid Cancer Cases
    R. Mack Harrell, MD

 

W31: Advanced Bone Disease: Bone Density and Beyond
Chairs: Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD; Daniel Hurley, MD

  • Antiresorptive and Anabolic Transitions
    John Bilezikian, MD
  • Managing Osteoporosis in Chronic Kidney Disease: 2018 Update
    Paul Miller, MD
  • Osteoporosis Management in Younger Premenopausal Women: Challenging Cases
    Adi Cohen, MD
  • Obstacles and Opportunities for Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Treatment in Men
    Nelson Watts, MD

 

W41: The Practice of Obesity Medicine
Chair: Ken Fujioka, MD

  • The History of Obesity Medicine
    George Bray, MD
  • Clinical Pearls for the  Initial Work Up of the Obese Patient
    Ken Fujioka, MD
  • Apps and Activity Monitors and How to Use them Clinically
    Corby Martin, PhD
  • Goals and Treatment for Obesity and Prediabetes
    Leigh Perreault, MD

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

PRE-CONGRESS SESSION II

 

W12: Using Diabetes Technology in the Real World: Problem-Solving in Our Practices
Chair: George Grunberger, MD
Panel: Dace Trence, MD; Timothy Bailey, MD

  • Diabetes Technology 2018: What Can We Offer Our Patients?
    George Grunberger, MD
  • Hands on Technology Demonstrations
  • How to Set Up a Diabetes Technology Practice in the Real World
    Timothy Bailey, MD
  • Practical Case-Solving Discussion
  • Timothy Bailey, MD, George Grunberger, MD; Dace Trence, MD

 

W22: Clinical Thyroidology - Beyond the Basics
Chair: Mark Lupo, MD

  • Uncommon Presentations of Thyroid Dysfunction
    Douglas Ross, MD
  • Management of Benign Nodules and Goiter
    Stephanie Lee, MD
  • Thyroid Disease & Pregnancy: 2018 Update and Ongoing Questions
    Erik Alexander, MD
    • Socioeconomic Update in Thyroid Practice
      Mark Lupo, MD

     

    W32: Reproductive Endocrinology in Daily Endocrine Practice
    Chair: Kathleen Wyne, MD

    • Hirsutism: What's New?
      Frances Hayes, MD
    • Phenotypes in Male and Female First Degree Relatives of Women with PCOS
      Andrea Dunaif, MD
    • Male Hypogonadism: Choosing the Appropriate Replacement Therapy
      Michael Irwig, MD
    • Transgender Male: Social and Medical Aspects of Androgen Therapy
      Lisa Tannock, MD

     

    W42: Nutritional-Herbal New Perspectives
    Chair: Scott Isaacs, MD

    • Best Nutrition Practices for Chronic Weight Management
      Scott Kahan, MD
    • Effective Use of Meal Replacements for LCDs and VLCDs
      Scott Isaacs, MD
    • Nutrition Care in Bariatric Surgery: Short and Long Term
      Sangeeta Kashyap, MD
    • What's Up with All These Supplements?
      Laura Shane – McWhorter, PharmD

    1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    W52: AACE Lifelong Learning Board Review Course
    Co-Chairs: Elise Brett, MD; Romesh Khardori, MD
    Panel: Elise Brett, MD; Romesh Khardori, MD; Matthew Levine, MD

    0+

    CME CREDITS AVAILABLE

    0

    COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

    0+

    SCIENTIFIC POSTERS

    0%

    ATTENDEES ARE PHYSICIANS

    2017 THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS | All pen and ink drawings created by AACE staff member Alex Valladares