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2021-2022 Call for Committee & Disease State Network 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 and DSNs based on their level of member engagement, with the understanding that they may be asked to serve as an expert volunteer for AACE in their areas of choice. Fellows and international members are welcome and encouraged to apply: 

Informed — Potential to serve on one (1) committee and participate in up to one (1) DSN

Engaged — Potential to serve on multiple committees and participate in up to six (6) DSN

We're accepting applications for our 2021-2022 committees now through February 28, 2021.Please submit your application as soon as possible to be considered.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines Oversight Committee

Volunteer to serve on the Clinical Practice Guidelines Oversight Committee. This is an active, engaged committee that meets monthly via Zoom, and is responsible for some of our most important efforts involving guidelines and white papers — such as setting related policy, overseeing the development plans and reviewing/approving content prior to publication. This is a great opportunity to earn leadership experience, network with your peers and further your expertise in clinical endocrinology. It’s both fun and rewarding — we swear.

We are open to all applicants, yet do prefer those that have:

  • Experience in epidemiology, guideline or systematic review development, or leading clinical trial(s)
  • Strong leadership skills with focus on collaboration, inclusion and teamwork
  • 10 years or more in practice
  • Experience in facilitating or participating in open and productive discussion in collegial environment

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • Review complaints concerning reported unethical activities alleged against a member by another member.
  • Respond to request from board for guidance and recommendation on matters involving ethics and COI.
  • Develop as needed member education materials regarding professional standards and ethics.

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 & Parathyroid 

  • Diabetes 

  • Lipids and CV Health

  • Obesity and Nutrition 

  • Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine 

  • 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 up to three 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.

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