AACE 2011-2012 Charges Boards / Committees / Councils / Task Forces / Accreditation & Certification Courses

Board of Directors (AACE)

  1. Administer the affairs of the Association during intervals between Annual Meetings, subject to the general policies established by the Board of Directors.
  2. Solicit recommendations for recipients and select awardees for existing awards as well as the creation of new awards for achievements in endocrinology.
  3. The Board shall solicit award nominations yearly. At the November Board meeting, recipients will be selected and the award(s) presented at the Annual Meeting.
  4. Nominations for non AACE/ACE awards, such as AMA awards, shall also be reviewed annually at the November Board meeting and selection(s) will be made at that time.
  5. All other duties and responsibilities shall be conducted in accordance with the AACE Bylaws.

Board of Trustees (College)

  1. Solicit recommendations for recipients and select awardees for existing awards as well as the creation of new awards for achievements in endocrinology.
  2. Solicit award nominations yearly. At the November Board meeting, recipients will be selected and the award(s) presented at the Annual Meeting in the following year.
  3. Nominations for non AACE/ACE awards, such as AMA awards, shall also be reviewed annually at the November Board meeting and selection(s) will be made at that time.
  4. All other duties and responsibilities shall be conducted in accordance with the ACE Bylaws.

Executive Committee

  1. Administer the affairs of the Association between meetings of the Board of Directors, subject to the general policies established by the Board of Directors.
  2. Make recommendations annually at year’s end regarding compensation and reimbursement of AACE members and AACE staff.
  3. Review policies of the Board of Directors regarding trips, priorities, and national meetings that members of the Board and Executive Committee attend on behalf of AACE.
  4. Conduct a periodic review (biannually) of the administration and organization of the AACE headquarters office in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer.

AACE Educational Services (AES) Committee

  1. Explore potential opportunities as well as barriers to be addressed in the development of AACE Educational Services as a viable non-dues revenue source for the Association and submit recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Academic Endocrinologists Committee

  1. Continue to build on AACE’s good relations with endocrine academic colleagues.
  2. Identify special needs of AACE’s academic colleagues that AACE can support (such as grant support, relations with industry, compensation package, special coding needs, delivery of patient care in the face of tightening budgets, keeping equipment such as ultrasound in the endocrine division rather than in the hospital at large, getting proper credit for cognitive endocrine services such as complex care in the ICU, which may be allocated as general revenue rather than uniquely endocrine services).
  3. Determine whether the AACE scientific journal, Endocrine Practice, and other publications serve the needs of AACE’s colleagues, or whether some changes might be appropriate.
  4. Determine whether the AACE Annual Meeting and regional meetings are helpful to the academic endocrinologists or whether certain modifications might be in order.

Annual Meeting Clinical Congress Program Committee

  1. Develop the clinical congress portion of the Annual Meeting, which includes selecting, inviting, and securing speakers, appointing moderators, and determining topics and time allotment for general sessions, workshops and satellite symposia.
  2. Arrange the publication of the Annual Meeting programs, syllabus, and speaker support materials.
  3. Incorporate the College program, special guest speakers selected by the President, and the business meeting in the Annual Meeting format.
  4. Ensure that other activities adjacent to or contemporaneous with the Annual Meeting are coordinated with the Annual Meeting schedule.

Awards Committee

  1. Solicit nominations from the AACE membership for internal and external awards (i.e., those dedicated to the art and science of medicine) to be recommended to the AACE Board of Directors for approval.
  2. Develop/produce an annual recognition awards booklet to be provided to attendees at the AACE Annual Meeting.
  3. Evaluate and redefine the awards titles and criteria for AACE and the College, and submit recommendations to the Board
  4. Consider creation of an award for an individual with an appropriate monetary value.

Bylaws Committee

  1. Conduct a comprehensive annual review of the AACE Bylaws with respect to the Articles of Incorporation and Mission of AACE, and develop proposed Bylaws changes.
  2. Develop appropriate language for amendments to the Bylaws for recommendations to the Board on actions taken on recommendations from AACE committees approved by the Board, which requires amendments to the Bylaws.

Chapters Steering Committee

  1. Formulate and maintain a listing of AACE chapters, officers, bylaws, and meetings. Help chapters coordinate chapter meetings and receptions.
  2. Provide chapter with current listings of AACE members and potential AACE members in the area the chapter represents.
  3. Enlist the aid of each chapter in the recruitment and retention of AACE members.
  4. Coordinate chapter activities at the AACE Annual Meeting.
  5. Work to enhance the development of activities of AACE chapters, including development of an ongoing grassroots Key Contact program.

Clinical Research Committee

  1. Coordinate the special requirements of the endocrine pharmaceutical industry with the interests and availability of the AACE membership in the area of clinical endocrine research.
  2. Foster the development of clinical endocrine research by the AACE membership.
  3. Provide research resources to AACE members interested in clinical research:
  4. 3. Provide research resources to AACE members interested in clinical research:
    • a list of specific clinical research opportunities available to AACE members,
    • a listing of available clinical research sites, and an overview and summary of each clinical research site.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Committee

  1. Review and accredit educational programs and activities related to the practice of clinical endocrinology.
  2. Maintain ACCME accreditation standards and ensure compliance with reporting requirements.

Corporate AACE Partnership Steering Committee

  1. Serve as a forum for regular and direct communications between the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and diagnostics industry for endocrinology.
  2. Promote reciprocal access to the medical, scientific and business leadership of the
    respective organizations.
  3. Integrate industry trends and initiatives with the strategic objectives of AACE.
  4. Foster partnerships, projects and collaborations of common interest between AACE and industry.
  5. Serve as a mechanism for AACE leadership to learn about important industry trends and for AACE to share with industry information about its current endeavors and plans for the future.
  6. Plan the agenda for meetings of the Corporate AACE Partnership (CAP).

Diabetes Council

  1. In compliance with the AACE Strategic Plan, the Diabetes Council will provide oversight, direction, and coordination for all diabetes-related activities of AACE. This includes a review of all current AACE diabetes-related activities conducted through every capacity, including existing committees/task forces of AACE/ACE, as well as AACE’s physician and patient/public educational initiatives.
  2. Evaluate the activities of other diabetes organizations to determine future AACE activities that will distinguish AACE’s role in the area of diabetes care from other organizations.
  3. Identify organizations/industry partners for possible future AACE diabetes-related collaboration. Submit recommendations for AACE’s future domestic/international diabetes liaison activities and interaction with relevant diabetes organizations.
  4. Evaluate the economic feasibility of AACE expanding its scope of activities to facilitate and encourage AACE members to broaden the care of patients in their practices, including the use of physician extenders in the office and affiliations with other diabetes health professionals.
  5. Evaluate AACE educational and related activities, including diabetes certification, including intensive insulin management/pump therapy, clinical research, that would facilitate increased recognition of endocrinologists as the experts in diabetes care and AACE as an acknowledged credentialing body for clinical practice related to diabetes.
  6. Evaluate the expansion of AACE’s role in the diabetes-related education of non-endocrinologist physicians and allied health professionals
  7. Submit a report and recommendations to the Board in as timely a manner as possible regarding AACE’s future diabetes activities, including a template for the scope of these activities (e.g., physician/other health professionals’ educational and credentialing programs, creating increased awareness of the endocrinologists as the experts in diabetes care, public/patient education and awareness, reimbursement, clinical research, future guidelines development, patient safety, etc.).
  8. Submit recommendations for the consolidation of the current AACE diabetes related committees/task forces.

Diabetes Resource Center Task Force

  1. Create the “Diabetes Resource Center” via AACE Online in order to inform, educate, and empower AACE members to take the lead in comprehensive diabetes care and education in their local communities.

Task Force to Explore AACE Relationship with Medical Societies

  1. Explore ways to foster a greater awareness among other physician organization colleagues about AACE and the endocrinologist’s role in the management of diabetes and other endocrine diseases to encourage early interaction between other physicians and endocrinologists for the betterment of care for patients with diabetes, particularly those with complicated issues.
  2. Identify the role of the endocrinologist in this common area.

Endocrine Sexual Hormone Dysfunction Committee

  • 1. Develop recommendations for training programs in endocrinology in the area of women’s health including for example:
  1. Pelvic exams
  2. PAP smears
  3. Pelvic ultrasound exposure and endometrial biopsy
  4. Understanding BBT and other methods for assessing ovulation and fertility
  5. Chronic diseases to be given appropriate emphasis: osteoporosis, menopause, menstrual disorders, hyperandrogenism PCOS and fertility disorders.
  • 2. Develop guidelines for endocrine practice concerning women’s health with respect to:
  1. Menopause
  2. PCOS/Hyperandrogenism
  3. Infertility evaluation
  4. Menstrual abnormalities
  5. Male and female sexual dysfunction
  • 3. Develop collaboration working with:
  1. Pharmaceutical companies regarding products in women’s health to include the endocrinologist at all levels in clinical studies and clinical practice.
  2. AACE’s sister societies and organizations to increase our ability to identify the endocrinologist with women’s health in the eyes of the public and medical community.
  3. Training programs as identified above in #1
  4. Patient advocacy groups including PCOSA
  • 4. Enhance education by:
  1. Sponsoring clinical symposia to educate our members on women’s health issues.
  2. Endorsing public education campaigns on women’s health issues.
  3. Acting as a resource for symposia and lectures at our national meetings and regional meetings.
  4. Providing a source for speakers (endocrinologists) for community and other meetings on women’s issues.
  5. Bringing together experts from all areas of women’s health to synergize and energize our initiatives.
  • Serve as resource for media and public on reproductive issues
  • Continuously evaluate current literature for important topics and advances worthy of AACE commentary on a regular basis

Endocrine Surgery Committee

  1. Define and promote activities that integrate and benefit endocrine surgeons as unique members of AACE.
  2. Develop greater linkage between AACE and AAES in educational, strategic, and mutual patient care improvement activities.
  3. Explore opportunities for joint meetings between AACE and AAES.

Endocrine Training Support Committee

  1. Identify and maintain a current list of all endocrine training programs and the names of program directors and fellows enrolled.
  2. Recruit, retain, and increase the Fellows-in-Training membership of AACE and develop a marketing plan for recruitment.
  3. Develop programs which enhance and encourage internists to seek fellowships in endocrinology.
  4. Organize endocrine fellows’ activities for the purpose of enhancing professional growth and education, and foster camaraderie between fellows and clinical endocrinologists in practice.
  5. Review the endocrine fellowship training program curriculum and advocate changes in the curriculum in collaboration with the APDEM leadership.

Endocrinology Annual Board Review Course Committee

  1. Guide, develop, and promote the Endocrinology Board Review Course.

Ethical Affairs Committee

  1. Address our relationship to our business partners, including any potential conflicts of interest for AACE Board members.
  2. Create and maintain guidelines and a system of internal checks and balances.
  3. Review complaints concerning reported unethical activities alleged against a
    member by another member or a patient.
  4. Review of disclosure statements signed by each Board member at the beginning of each Association year and seek clarification of the information provided as may be deemed necessary by the Committee.
  5. Review issues of unresolved conflicts of interest and submit recommendations to the Executive Committee for action. The Committee will first address the issue with the individual(s) affected and ask for an explanation prior to submitting report and recommendation to the Executive Committee.

Finance Committee (including budget, investments & audit)

  1. Develop an annual budget and perform a quarterly review of financial performance and submit an annual budget for approval by the Board of Directors at the annual fall Board meeting.
  2. Review expenditures to ensure compliance with established financial policies, reimbursements to AACE Board members, Officers, and staff in conjunction with AACE official travel.
  3. Have fiduciary oversight for review of the AACE consolidated annual audit with the AACE independent auditor and report to the AACE Board on the results of the audit.
  4. Be responsible for the annual review of AACE investments and monitoring of the investments of AACE surplus funds by the AACE outside capital investment management company.
  5. See that reports and recommendations from the AACE Finance Committee are sent to the Executive Committee.
  6. Consider alternative sources of revenues that will enable AACE to become more financially self-reliant.

Health Care Disparities Committee

  1. Evaluate and assess health problems of particular importance, such as diabetes and osteoporosis in minorities.
  2. Draft an AACE position statement on health disparities for consideration by the Board.

Health Care Safety Committee

  1. Reduce medical errors and increase patient safety.
  2. Develop and assist with the AACE Patient Safety Exchange Website.
  3. Serve as resource for the Patient Safety Exchange Website.

Historical Committee

  1. Document the history of the creation of AACE and its early years.
  2. Develop a mechanism for chronicling AACE’s history (including milestone events) on an ongoing basis.

Information Technologies Committee

  1. Research development of a cost-effective EMR system adaptable for an endocrinologist’s practice, regardless of size, which also has the capabilities of collecting and storing data for clinical studies.
  2. Maintain and enhance the value and utilization of AACE Online, which includes oversight of content and layout of the AACE Website.
  3. Maintain the ongoing enhancement of AACEHost.
  4. Assist in the development of a secure electronic data interchange which will permit individual endocrinologists to access their patients’ data from blood glucose monitoring devices.
  5. Increase links to other endocrine sites and promote the AACE Website as the premier clinical endocrine source for all interested in clinical endocrinology.

International Committee

  1. Promote the retention and growth of international membership in AACE.
  2. Develop and disseminate information to enhance international membership.
  3. Plan and ensure visibility and participation of AACE at international endocrine meetings.
  4. One conference call per year with remaining business conducted by e-mail.

Legislative & Regulatory Committee

  1. Assess and develop recommended AACE policy with respect to legislation at the national and state levels.
  2. Address, assess, and develop AACE policy in response to federal, state and other issues related to the regulation of the practice of clinical endocrinology.
  3. Act on AACE policy through lobbying, visitation, testimony and other appropriate communications with legislative and regulatory entities.
  4. Serve AACE members through publication and in communication of AACE policy related to legislation and regulation of the practice of clinical endocrinology.
  5. Develop and maintain a grassroots legislative key contact program for state and national issues.
  6. Develop and maintain a Legislative Bulletin/Congressional Contact Alert for the AACE membership and Key Contacts for legislative and regulatory issues pertinent to the practice of clinical endocrinology.
  7. Interact with the Washington Consultant to effectively advance AACE’s legislative and regulatory priorities

Membership Committee

  1. Recruit, retain, and increase the membership of AACE.
  2. Develop a marketing plan for recruitment.
  3. Develop and disseminate membership brochures and literature related to recruitment and membership benefit programs.
  4. For recruiting purposes, ensure visibility of AACE at major endocrine meetings (e.g., American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, American College of Physicians, and American Academy of Family Physicians).
  5. Update and arrange regularly published membership lists derived from the AACE membership database, including the development of an annual Membership Directory.
  6. Begin and maintain a campaign of promoting endocrine awareness among medical students and residents by demonstrating endocrinology as an exciting, interesting subspecialty and ensuring that our subspecialty continues to attract top-quality candidates and offer free associate membership to those interested.
  7. Help Fellows-in-Training with job placement by providing necessary information (e.g., Annual Meeting Booth).
  8. Assist members seeking employment opportunities and/or members seeking to hire clinical endocrinologists to fill openings for practice.

Nominating Committee

  1. The Nominating Committee shall be comprised of the Immediate Past President (the Chair), five (5) members appointed by the Board of Directors at the summer Board of Directors’ meeting and two (2) members selected by a meeting of the Chapter Chairs at the Annual Meeting under the direction of the Chapters Steering Committee Chair. At least three (3) of the members appointed by the Board of Directors must have served for three (3) years or more on the Board of Directors. A preliminary slate of Nominating Committee candidates must be presented by the Executive Committee to the Board for their consideration and modification at the summer Board of Directors’ meeting. Members appointed to the Nominating Committee are ineligible for nomination for any Officer or Board position during their scheduled term of service on the Committee. (The members may refuse the appointment to the Committee if they wish to retain their eligibility for office.) In the event of any vacancy on the Nominating Committee, regardless of how created, the Board of Directors shall immediately appoint a replacement(s) to serve until the next Annual Meeting. The President Elect shall serve as an Ex Officio, nonvoting member of the Committee. (AACE Bylaws)
  2. The Committee shall present a slate of nominees annually for openings on the Board of Directors and for Officers. (AACE Bylaws)
  3. The Committee will solicit nominations at least one hundred sixty (160) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting. (AACE Bylaws)
  4. In order to receive petitions for nominations in an open and timely fashion, the Nominating Committee will solicit nominations at least one hundred sixty days (160) prior to the AACE Annual Business Meeting. The Committee will then issue a preliminary slate of candidates to the membership at least one hundred twenty (120) days prior to the AACE Annual Business Meeting. This will allow 30 days for members to submit a nomination by petition (i.e., meet the 90 day deadline). (AACE Bylaws)

Nutrition Committee

  1. Create guidelines for the nutritional and metabolic care of the bariatric surgery patient.
  2. Create guidelines on healthy eating.
  3. Update the nutrition module for ASAP when asked.
  4. Provide a representative to the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists.
  5. Develop future guidelines and recommendations for pertinent endocrine nutrition topics.
  6. Develop a Nutrition Module for Endocrine University®.
  7. Develop and maintain the nutrition components of the Empower initiative.

Pediatric Endocrinology Committee

  1. Involve pediatric endocrinologists in all AACE activities.
  2. Plan appropriate educational activities for Pediatric Endocrinologists at the Annual Meeting and other clinical symposia.
  3. Identify medical issues of common concern to both pediatric and adult endocrinologists, (e.g., type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, and areas where appropriate transition from pediatric to adult endocrinologist management is important), (e.g., Growth Hormone deficiency and Turner's syndrome, etc.), and perhaps promulgate guidelines and consider publication of important studies and clinical experience in these areas in Endocrine Practice.
  4. Identify and address socioeconomic, practice management, and regulatory issues for clinical pediatric endocrinologists in practice and in academia.
  5. Foster the spirit of collegiality among pediatric endocrinologists and with pediatric and adult endocrinologist MDs.

Primary Care Physician Education Initiative Committee

  1. Administer a national diabetes education initiative for primary care physicians and other allied health professionals.
  2. Committee is tasked with:
    1. Reviewing and updating as necessary the standardized agenda, objectives and slide outline in cooperation with a medical writer;
    2. Recommending locations where execution of the program would occur in coordination with the State/Regional Chapters.

Public & Media Relations Committee

  1. Develop, execute, and monitor media relations strategies with national and local media outlets
  2. Strive to promote a positive image of all of the components of AACE, including ACE, AACECORP, and AES.
  3. Disseminate accurate information about endocrine-related diseases and/or disorders and all of the components of AACE to its various publics.

Publications Committee

  1. Manage the publication of an informational newsletter to inform members on issues pertinent to clinical endocrinologists and activities of AACE, and solicit the support and input from AACE members in doing so.
  2. Manage the publication of a medical journal for clinical endocrinology that is both clinical and practical.
  3. Propose and arrange for the writing of guidelines important to clinical endocrinology as needed. Writing and development should be consistent with the National Guidelines Clearinghouse and AMA Criteria for Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  4. Assign the update of AACE guidelines periodically and dissemination of all guidelines in Endocrine Practice and other relevant journals, on AACE Online and other internet-based mediums, through the CAP, consistent with AMA requirements and AACE Clinical Guidelines policy.
  5. Assess or work toward the development or appropriate therapeutic protocols.
  6. Create an endocrine library for AACE members to use in educating physicians in endocrine disorders.
  7. Review requests from sister societies for AACE to cosponsor or endorse guidelines in order to assure AACE guidelines protocols are met.
  8. Review the TES Thyroid Disease in Pregnant and Postpartum Women Guidelines currently under development and provide a recommendation regarding AACE co-sponsorship of the guidelines.

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Subcommittee

  1. Provide guidance to CPG subcommittee chairs regarding AACE protocols for evidence-based production of CPG.
  2. Ensure adherence of CPG during various stages of development with AACE guidelines for guidelines.
  3. Provide final approval of a complete CPG before the entire Publications Committee reviews and provides comments.
  4. Annually review all previously published CPG between the Annual Meeting and first Board of Directors meeting regarding the need to update (yes or no).
  5. Revise and update the current AACE guidelines for guidelines to make CPG more consistent, briefer, more intuitive with respect to EBM, and more transparent; to ultimately create a simpler template to expedite the production of CPG.

Socioeconomics & Member Advocacy Committee

  1. Develop policies and strategies, as well as serve as a membership resource, related to the effective positioning of the clinical endocrinologists within the managed care or other integrated health care delivery system.
  2. Seek reports of and effectively respond to members hassle factor reports or grievance issues. Receive reports from members of abuses by managed care, insurance payor, or other third party health care delivery system parties, and develop appropriate responses to resolve and address the problem(s).
  3. Provide Third Party Relations Q&A material for each issue of The First Messenger.
  4. Address and respond to third party payor denials from reimbursement of radiopharmaceuticals to practicing clinical endocrinologists.
  5. Determine the most appropriate forum for presenting Program research findings at the AACE Annual Meeting.
  6. Represent AACE on coding issues before appropriate government or third party organizations to enhance and promote maximum reimbursement for services provided by clinical endocrinologists.
  7. Regularly collect, disseminate, and publish information related to coding and reimbursement for endocrinology services/procedures, including Coding Corner in The First Messenger.
  8. Develop and provide support for new codes for the services of the clinical endocrinologist.
  9. Develop, for members, an endocrine coding manual on endocrine-related codes.
  10. Assist AACE members in receiving optional reimbursement for Continuing Glucose Monitoring through the development of appropriate guidelines.

Task Force for Global Data Registry

  • Review and refine proposed template for presentation and formal approval by the Board at its meeting in October 2010.

Task Force on Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)

  • To develop AACE positions on the ACO proposed rule and provide educational materials to the membership on the implementation of ACOs.

Task Force on ACRE

  • Consider the scope of ways AACE can interface with ACRE.

Task Force on Electronic Implementation of Guidelines

  • Consult with Dr. Mor Peleg to develop an electronic guidelines format, similar to the Diabetic Foot Exam model.

Task Force on Development of New Guidelines

  • The charge is to re-examine all aspects of AACE/ACE guidelines including the mission, the processes, and the future. Issues to be addressed will include:
  1. Examine how AACE/ACE creates and disseminates guidelines.
  2. How to play to AACE/ACE's strength as "Voice of the Clinician" (i.e. unique to AACE/ACE).
  3. What levels of evidence are appropriate and how should they be incorporated.
  4. What types of guidelines need to be core documents (eg DM, thyroid, bone, ?others) that are updated annually.
  5. What guidelines do not need to be done by AACE/ACE (e.g. well done by others, like TES on Acromegally).
  6. How do they fit into AACE/ACE's Strategic Objectives.
  7. How much additional professional staff is required. Should we contract with outside professionals
  8. Which societies might we collaborate with.
  9. A business analysis of investment vs return on any given guideline.
  10. How many different kinds of products.
  11. Should all guidelines be uniform.

Task Force on International Relationships

  1. Research and identify opportunities for AACE to expand its mission and educational initiatives internationally through collaborations with endocrine organizations around the world.

Task Force on Leadership

  1. Retention of current and past leaders and developing young leadership

Task Force on Medication Adherence Initiative

  1. Identify medication adherence gaps and their cause
  2. Develop strategies to improve patient adherence
  3. Identify potential partners to assist in implementation of an AACE initiative related to medication adherence

Task Force on Obesity Initiative

  1. Explore AACE opportunity and initiatives in obesity.

Task Force on Sunshine Act

  1. Discuss the implications of the Sunshine Act.
  2. Identify suggestions on the best way for companies to publish the information.
  3. Work with other organizations in developing a plan, including ACRE.
  4. Address as a top advocacy priority through its legislative and regulatory activities concerns regarding the impact of certain provisions included in the Sunshine Act and the transparency on reporting medical samples as income to physicians as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act enacted by Congress.
  5. Put together a draft on how AACE would like to see the information displayed for presentation at the CAP meeting in April.

Task Force Re Cytology Course and Certification Program

  1. Evaluate benefits of further developing AACE Cytology Course into a potential full-day program curriculum.
  2. Evaluate feasibility of establishing a certification process for cytology for endocrinologists, including a needs assessment, relevance, development of the components of the certification process, and projected costs.

Task Force to Develop an Educational Program for PAs and Allied Health Professionals

  1. Evaluate proposal from Endocrine Physician Assistants Association for AACE to consider developing a certification program for endocrine PA’s, or some other type of educational program that could be offered under the auspices of AACE/ACE, such as an accreditation process.

Task Force to Explore a PCP (Non-Diabetes) Program

  1. To explore the feasibility of a PCP program modeled after the PCP DM for thyroid, pituitary, and bone disorders.

Rapid Response Team

  1. Respond, as appropriate, to legislative and other issues requiring urgent response based on established AACE policies and practices.

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