AACE Committee Descriptions

2022-2023 Call for AACE Committee Volunteers

We are looking for committee volunteers who are enthusiastic to get involved, eager to make a difference and committed to improving patient care. Your commitment helps us as we work together to achieve our mission of elevating the practice of clinical endocrinology to improve global health. Share your experiences and expertise, connect with fellow members and collaborate with your peers on initiatives aimed at advancing the field of Endocrinology.

Please review the committee descriptions below to determine where your involvement would be the most beneficial to the field of endocrinology and your career.

AACE community members have the potential to be included on the committees based on their level of member engagement. Fellows and international members are welcome and encouraged to apply: 

Informed — Potential to serve on one (1) committee.

Engaged — Potential to serve on multiple committees.

We are accepting applications for our 2022-2023 committees now through March 18, 2022. Please submit your application as soon as possible to be considered.



Community Engagement Committee

Fellows, international community members, and all community engagement tiers (Engaged and Informed) are welcome and encouraged to apply. As part of this committee, you will help:

  • Develop and annually review and refine a community engagement model that appeals to the needs of a community of professionals that provide care to patients with endocrine and metabolic disease.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

AACE is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, and we will strive to realize the principles of equity and inclusion and apply them to the entire AACE community. The DE&I committee will fulfill AACE’s brand goal of developing and promoting a very human, interpersonal organization: one that is welcoming and inclusive of a diverse population of endocrinology stakeholders. As part of this committee, you will help:

  • Develop effective strategies to ensure a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion across AACE’s community membership, leadership, governance and educational activities, as well as the community at large, that is responsive to the changing health care environment and demographics through generations.

Fellows Education Subcommittee

Open to Program Directors only. As part of this committee, you will help support the interests of and address issues of concern to fellows in training; responsible for the development of fellows’ education, including Endocrine University and the Fellows activities at the annual meeting; and promote effective communication and action between individuals, training programs, and AACE.

FACE Application Subcommittee

Potential members must possess a FACE or MACE distinction. This committee requires time commitment due to the extensive nature of the work. As part of this committee, you will: Review and approve applications for FACE distinction of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology; and review the application and criteria for FACE distinction to determine if any changes need to be made and, if so, submit a recommendation(s) to the Board of Trustees for their approval.

Professional Standards Committee

Those of you with a great interest or specialty in the subject matter of medical ethics and/or conflict of interest are welcome and encouraged to apply. Minimal time commitment — on an as-needed basis only. As part of this committee, you will: 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, if needed; review COI policies and make recommendations as needed to ensure COI policies follow best practices; review complaints concerning reported unethical activities alleged against a member by another member; and respond to request from Board for guidance and recommendation on matters involving ethics and COI.

Resource Center Workgroups

Develop content for disease state resource centers such as slide libraries, podcasts, case studies and more. Work with AACE staff on development of grant proposals. The following disease states have Resource Center Workgroups: Bone and Parathyroid, Diabetes, Lipids and CV Health, Nutrition and Obesity, Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine and Thyroid.

Disease State Networks

Disease State Networks provide pools of experts for AACE to draw upon to serve as physician liaisons, faculty, program editors for AACE educational programs and authors or reviewers for AACE white papers and guidelines. The Disease State Networks also oversee the AACE endocrine disease centers and incorporate past committees aligned with these disease state networks.

As an AACE community member, you can choose to be included in multiple disease networks based on your areas of interest and expertise, with the understanding that you may be asked to serve as an expert volunteer for AACE in these areas of choice.



    Committee Application

    The annual 2022-2023 committee application period is open from February 23 to March 18, 2022. Review the descriptions and charges of AACE Committees.