Accredited Continuing Education


Target Audience

This program is intended for medical professionals from the field of clinical endocrinology at all stages in their career including clinical endocrinologists, cardiologists, nephrologists, gastroenterologists/ liver disease specialists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, medical students, residents and fellows in training.


Learning Objectives

By the end of the meeting, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the latest scientific and clinical discoveries in the field of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
  • Apply newfound knowledge to the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of endocrinology, diabetes or metabolism for improved patient outcomes. 
  • Assess the potential applications of emerging scientific advances that affect the practice of endocrinology.
  • Explain to your patients the latest clinical treatment options in endocrine health.


Accreditation and Designation Statements



The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nurses Education activity is 21 contact hours. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 21 contact hours.

Continuing Physician Assistant Education
AAPA logo Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 21 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.



Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit.

Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website. Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Joint Accreditation Statement
PIM logo In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and AACE.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Standards for Integrity and Independence

American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of AACE to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with AACE to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the CME Subcommittee to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. AACE educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all AACE accredited activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.


Planning Committee

  • Angela M. Leung, MD, MSc, ECNU  (Chair)
  • Adriana G. Ioachimescu, MD, PhD, FACE  (Chair Elect)
  • Archana Sadhu, MD, FACE  (Vice-Chair)
  • Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc, FACE  (Advisor)
  • David C. Lieb, MD, FACE (Ex-Officio)
  • Robert A. Wermers, MD, FACE  (Chair, Bone and Parathyroid)
  • Cecilia Low Wang, MD  (Chair, Diabetes)
  • Betul Hatipoglu, MD  (Chair, Lipids and CV Health)
  • Monica Agarwal, MD, FACE, MEHP (Chair, Nutrition and Obesity)
  • Diane Donegan, MD  (Chair, Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal and Neuroendocrine)
  • Benjamin J. Gigliotti, MD  (Chair, Thyroid)
  • Karl Nadolsky, DO, FACE  (Ex Officio, Chair, Disease State Network Oversight Committee)
  • Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACP, FACE (Chair, Awards Task Force)


Commercial Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from the following:

  • Abbott Diabetes Care
  • Bayer HealthCare
  • Lilly
  • Medtronic
  • Pfizer
  • Pfizer-Merck Alliance
  • Radius Health, Inc.
  • Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc.


In-Kind Commerical Supporters

These activities are supported by product and equipment donations/loans from the following:


Thyroid Ultrasound Skills Training Workshop

  • Esaoate North America, in-kind loan of ultrasound machines
  • RGS Healthcare, in-kind loan of ultrasound machines


Diabetes Technology Skills Workshop

  • Abbott Diabetes Care, in-kind donation of continuous glucose monitors
  • Ascensia Diabetes Care, in-kind loan of continuous glucose monitors
  • DexCom, Inc., in-kind donation of continuous glucose monitors
  • Insulet Corporation, in-kind loan of insulin pumps
  • Medtronic, in-kind loan of continuous glucose monitors, insulin pens, and saline
  • Tandem Diabetes Care, in-kind loan of insulin pumps