Clinical Endocrinology Update 2018: Miami

Miami, FL US

Welcome to Clinical Endocrinology Update 2018!

The field of endocrinology is constantly evolving. Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU) provides you with an opportunity to receive the latest updates in diagnosis and treatment options. Led by expert faculty, this 3-day meeting delivers a comprehensive endocrine program that emphasizes case-based learning to apply in practice. Presented in a variety of formats, including Meet-the-Professor sessions, lively debates, and panel discussions, CEU will provide you with the opportunity to learn from and network with faculty at the forefront of endocrine practice and research.

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Additional Information

Target Audience: 
Clinical researcher
Scientific researcher
Nurse/Nurse practitioner
Physician assistant
Allied health professional
Competency Area: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
Topic Area: 
Adrenal/HPA Axis
Bone and Calciotropic Hormones
Diabetes and Glucose Metabolism
Lipid Disorders and Fatty Liver Diseases
Endocrine Disruptors
Quality Improvement and Healthcare Delivery
General Endocrinology
Intercellular Signaling and Gene Regulation
Hormone Abuse
Growth Disorders
Health Disparities
Hormones and Cancer
Men’s Health
Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary
Nuclear Receptors and Steroid Hormones
Pediatric Endocrinology
Thyroid/HPT Axis
Women’s Health
Level of Outcomes: 
Level 1 (Participation)
Level 2 (Satisfaction)
Level 3A (Learning: Declarative Knowledge (Knows))
Level 3B (Learning: Procedural Knowledge (Knows How))
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 21.50 ABIM MOC
  • 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 21.50 CME Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Clinical Endocrinology Update 2018: Miami Meeting Program

Day 1 – Thursday, September 6  

7:45–7:55 AMWelcome and Introduction
Janet A. Schlechte, MD
7:55–8:25 AM

Treatment Goals in Osteoporosis: Is No Fracture the Only Marker of Success
Carolyn Becker, MD

8:25–8:55 AMUpdate on the Management of Renal Bone Disease
Robert A. Wermers, MD
8:55–9:25 AMOsteoporosis: Answers to Patients’ Questions
Ann E. Kearns, MD, PhD
9:25–9:55 AMHypophosphatemic Disorders and their Management
Suzanne M. Jan de Beur, MD
9:55–10:10 AMQ&A/Panel Discussion
10:10–10:25 AMBreak/Exhibits
10:25–10:55 AMManagement of the Patient Before and After Bariatric Surgery
Christopher D Still, DO, FACN, FACP, FTOS
10:55–11:25 AMPharmacotherapy for Obesity
Marc-Andre Cornier, MD
11:25–11:55 AMUsing New and Emerging Therapies in Managing Hypercholesterolemia 
Ira Goldberg, MD
11:55 AM–12:10 PMQ&A/Panel Discussion
12:10–1:25 PMLunch/Exhibits
1:20–2:10 PMMeet-the-Professor (MTP) Sessions, Round 1
2:15–2:25 PM Break/Exhibits
2:25–2:55 PMMenopausal Hormone Therapy and Alternatives
Margaret E Wierman, MD
2:55–3:25 PMCase-Based Debate of Whether to Start Testosterone Therapy and How to Monitor
Debaters:ModeratorMargaret E Wierman, MD
3:25–3:45 PMQ&A/Panel Discussion
3:45–4:00 PMBreak/Exhibits
4:00–4:30PMHyperandrogenic Anovulation: PCOS and Tumors
Margaret E Wierman, MD
4:30–5:00 PMObesity Related Low Testosterone
Shehzad Basaria, MD, MBBS
5:00–5:15 PMQ&A/Panel Discussion
5:15–5:20 PMBreak
5:20–6:05 PMMTP Sessions, Round 2
6:05–6:10 PMClosing

Day 2 – Friday, September 7

7:45–7:55 AMWelcome and Introduction
Janet A. Schlechte, MD
7:55–8:25 AMDiabetes and Heart Failure
Matthew Cavender, MD, MPH, FACC
8:25–8:55 AMWhat’s New in Continuous Glucose Monitoring?
Anders Carlson, MD
8:55–9:40 AMRenal Outcomes and New Diabetes Medications
Mark E Molitch, MD
9:40–9:55 AMQ&A/Panel Discussion
9:55–10:10 AMBreak/Exhibits
10:10–10:40 AMWhat Next After Basal Insulin
Carol Wysham, MD
10:40–11:10 AMDiabete$: Patient$, Doctor$, Insurer$, Manufacturer$, and $ociety
Alvin C. Powers, MD
11:10–11:40 AMPros and Cons with Non-Insulin Therapies in Gestational Diabetes
Linda Barbour, MD, MSPH, FACP
11:40–11:55 AMQ&A/Panel Discussion
11:55 AM–1:10 PMLunch/Exhibits
12:10–1:00 PMSpecial Presentation
Pens, Pumps and Beyond: A Roundtable Discussion on Advances in Diabetes Technology
1:10–1:55 PMMTP Sessions, Round 1
1:55–2:05 PMBreak/Exhibits
2:05–2:35 PMCongenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Richard Auchus, MD, PhD
2:35–3:05 PMAdrenal Fatigue and Failure: Fantasy and Facts
James Findling, MD, FACP
3:05–3:35 PMMaster Clinician: Adrenal Cases
DebatersModerator: Janet A. Schlechte, MD
3:35–3:55 PM Q&A/Panel Discussion
3:55–4:15 PMBreak
4:15–5:00 PMMTP Sessions, Round 2
5:00 PMAdjourn

Day 3 – Saturday, September 8

7:45–7:55 AMWelcome and Introduction
Janet A. Schlechte, MD
7:55–8:25 AMMedical Treatment of Acromegaly: A Stepwise Approach
Shlomo Melmed, MD
8:25–8:55 AMTreatment of Cushing Disease when Surgery Fails: Individualized Case-based Approach
James Findling, MD, FACP
8:55–9:25 AMTreatment with Anti-PD-1/PD-L1 and Anti-CTLA-4 Drugs: Endocrine Side Effects
Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE
9:25–9:40 AMQ&A/Panel Discussion
9:40–9:55 AMBreak
9:55–10:40 AMMTP Sessions, Round 1
10:40–10:50 AMBreak
10:50–11:20 AM Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinomas
Megan R. Haymart, MD
11:20–11:50 AMSubclinical Thyroid Disorders
Kristien Boelaert, MD, PhD, MRCP
11:50 AM–12:05 PMQ&A/Panel Discussion
12:05–1:20 PMLunch
1:20–2:05 PMMTP Sessions, Round 2
2:05–2:20 AMBreak
2:20–2:50 PMOverview of Thyroid Nodules
Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH
2:50–3:35 PM

Challenging Thyroid Cases with Faculty
Kristien Boelaert, MD, PhD, MRCP
Megan R. Haymart, MD
Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH

3:35–3:40 PMClosing
Janet A. Schlechte, MD
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Disclosure Policy

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to The Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent CME planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion. 

The Endocrine Society has reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

Presenter Disclosures

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The information presented in this activity represents the opinion of the faculty and is not necessarily the official position of the Endocrine Society.


The educational content in this self-assessment test relates to basic principles of diagnosis and therapy and does not substitute for individual patient assessment based on the health care provider’s examination of the patient and consideration of laboratory data and other factors unique to the patient. Standards in medicine change as new data become available.


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Available Credit

  • 21.50 ABIM MOC
  • 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 21.50 CME Certificate of Participation

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This activity will open on September 6, 2018 at the start of the meeting.