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.
The 2024 committee application period is open from October 10 - October 25, 2023, and will be announced on AACE member email communications.
Certificate Programs Subcommittee NEW!
The purpose of the Certificate Programs Subcommittee is to develop, oversee, and continuously enhance a series of comprehensive certificate programs focused on clinical endocrinology for members of the endocrine patient care team. We are open to all applicants, yet do prefer those who have demonstrated experience in creating continuing professional development/CME/CE for healthcare professionals and a passion to help grow AACE’s education portfolio. The subcommittee members will serve as section leaders for different disease states:
- Obesity and Weight Loss
- Diabetes Technology
- Inpatient Diabetes
Clinical Practice Guidelines Oversight Committee
The AACE Clinical Practice Guidelines Oversight Committee (CPG OC) is a highly engaged committee that is responsible for some of our most important efforts toward development of official AACE clinical guidance documents. This committee offers a great opportunity to gain leadership experience, network with peers, and further your expertise in clinical endocrinology and evidence-based medicine. This committee meets monthly via Zoom and completes all work virtually. The estimated time commitment is 2-4 hours per month, depending on the size and quantity of documents to review. The term of a voting CPG OC member is 2 years with a maximum of one renewal. We are open to all applicants, yet do prefer those who have:
- Experience in epidemiology, guideline or systematic review development, or leading clinical trials,
- Strong leadership skills with focus on collaboration, inclusion, and teamwork,
- Experience in facilitating or participating in open and productive discussion in a collegial environment,
- Commitment to the mission, vision and positions of AACE,
- Commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.
Exploratory Certification Subcommittee NEW!
The Exploratory Certification Subcommittee is tasked with the comprehensive exploration of diverse pathways to certification within AACE for NPs, Pas, and PharmDs working with endocrine patients. The primary objective is to collaborate with AACE staff, provide insight to AACE’s marketing research partner, evaluate, and make recommendations to AACE’s Board of Trustees whether AACE should move forward with a new certification program for patient care team members. The committee will convene approximately over the next 6 months. We are open to all applicants yet do prefer those who have demonstrated experience in creating continuing professional development/CME/CE for healthcare professionals and a passion to help grow AACE’s education portfolio.
Fellows Education Subcommittee
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 Committee
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. The term of this committee will be July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025, and selection notifications will be sent in the Spring of 2024.
Professional Standards Committee
Those of you with 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.
Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee (2025)
The purpose of the Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee is to design, coordinate, and implement education programming for the AACE Annual Meeting. With the increased focus on incorporating healthcare workers across the care continuum, this committee provides Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Primary Care Physicians, and Endocrinologists an opportunity to work together to create compelling and informative content for all patient care team members. The term of service on this committee will be July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025, and selection notifications will be sent in the Spring of 2024.
2024 Committee Application
View the committee application for descriptions and charges.
Application period is open from October 10 - October 25, 2023.Committee Application
Other Ways to Volunteer - 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.
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.Learn About AACE Disease State Networks