AACE Committees

2019-2020 Descriptions and Charges

AACE committees are important to the future of the organization. Consider volunteering to give back to the endocrine community. Please review the committee descriptions to determine where your involvement would be the most beneficial to the organization and your career. 

Bylaws Committee

  1. Conduct a comprehensive biennial review of the Bylaws to ensure they are consistent with the mission of the organization and that policies and procedures reflect current bylaws language.
  2. Develop appropriate language and recommendations regarding amendments to the Bylaws as requested by the organization President, Executive Committee, Board or, if appropriate, membership.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Subcommittee

  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.
  3. Review ACCME 2016 Standards for Accreditation with Commendation and support implementation of changes to enable AACE to aspire to meet the requirements for Commendation during the next accreditation application.
  4. Assist staff in resolving conflict of interest issues to ensure bias free and balanced educational offerings.
  5. Serve as a resource to the Legislative and Regulatory Committee and Socioeconomics and Advocacy Committee as it relates to Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

Organizational Engagement Committee

  1. Develop a membership model that appeals to the needs of a community of professionals that provide care to patients with endocrine and metabolic disease.

Professional Standards Committee

  1. Review conflict of interest (COI) forms from Board members, Committee Chairs, and Committee members, and address any questions or concerns regarding financial, intellectual or other COI.
  2. Periodically, or approximately every three years, review COI policies and make recommendations as needed to ensure COI policies follow best practices.
  3. Review complaints concerning reported unethical activities alleged against a member by another member
  4. Respond to request from Board for guidance and recommendation on matters involving ethics and COI.
  5. To develop as needed member education materials regarding professional standards and ethics.

Bone Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Bone Disease Resource Center to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.

Diabetes Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Diabetes Disease Resource Center to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.

Lipids Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Lipids Disease Resource Center to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.

Obesity Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Obesity Resource Centers to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.

Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Resource Center to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.

Thyroid Resource Center Subcommittee

  1. Maintain and expand the AACE Thyroid Disease Resource Centers to enable members to bring information, education and expertise to their local communities.
  2. Provide both professional and patient education and information of general interest for all physicians and advanced practice providers caring for patients and families with endocrine/metabolic conditions.
  3. Solicit, review and evaluate new ideas to determine best fit within existing or new Disease Resource Centers.
  4. Develop content in strategy design that is consistent with all Disease Resource Centers.