After over a year of producing virtual events during an uncertain time, we are planning for a potential return to in-person events that brings both excitement and new opportunities. As a valued member of our AACE Community, I would like to be transparent with you and share how we are planning a return to in-person conferences in 2022.
Initial research suggests that people with cardiometabolic disease are at increased risk of experiencing complications from infection with COVID-19 and may be more susceptible to contracting the virus.
August 18, 2020 (Latest Update)
AACE is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 and working with partner medical societies to provide information and resources to our members. Click to view COVID-19 resources, including more about navigating telehealth services.
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