Dr. Ian Hay to Receive AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award
Mayo Clinic Endocrinologist Will Accept the Award at AACE 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 23, 2019) – Ian Hay, MB, PhD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine and the Dr. Richard F Emslander Professor of Endocrine Research at Mayo Clinic, is the 2019 recipient of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award. Dr. Hay will receive his award during AACE 2019, the association’s 28th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Los Angeles.
The Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award is presented to an AACE member practicing in the United States, in recognition of dedicated and compassionate care provided to patients with endocrine diseases, exceptional knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical endocrinology and active advocacy of AACE’s mission in both professional and public environments.
A native of Ayrshire, Scotland, Dr. Hay earned his BSc, MB ChB and PhD degrees from Glasgow University, where he nurtured an interest in endocrinology and thyroidology. During his endocrinology fellowship at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, he developed the first stereospecific LCEC assay for dextrothyroxine.
In 1983, Dr. Hay began to develop specialized endocrinology expertise at Mayo Clinic, managing patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma, a practice he continues 36 years later. He is a Professor of Medicine and the Dr. Richard F. Emslander Professor of Endocrine Research, and he and his wife, Professor Eileen Hay, are both Mayo Distinguished Clinicians and recently had the Penske Foundation Professorship in Clinical Medicine named in their honor. In March, Dr. Hay earned the 2019 Distinguished Scholarly Clinician Award from the Endocrine Society.
Taking place April 24-28, 2019, AACE 2019 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott and will feature expert speakers, networking events, and trade show exhibitions.
AACE is the world’s largest organization that represents clinical endocrinologists, with over 7,000+ members in the United States and 97 other countries. Advanced online registration is open until April 9, 2019.