Ved V. Gossain, MD, FRCP(c), FACP, FACE

2016 Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award

Dr. Gossain is the Swartz Professor of Medicine of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Michigan State University (MSU). He received his basic medical degree (MBBS) from Medical College Amritsar and his postdoctoral degree in medicine (MD) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He served an internal medicine residency at the Springfield Hospital Medical Center (now Bay State Medical Center) in Springfield, Massachusetts; an endocrinology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio; and an additional year of endocrinology research fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. 

After briefly serving on the faculty of St. Louis University School of Medicine, he came to MSU as an Assistant Professor in 1975, became a full professor in 1982 and eventually became the Chief, Section of Endocrinology in 1996, and served as Chief of the Division of Endocrinology from 1996-2015. 

He established the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at MSU and served as the program director from its inception in 2006 to 2013. Dr. Gossain has an international reputation in the field of endocrinology and has been a visiting professor to Guy’s Hospital in London as well as institutions in India. He has been elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Royal College of Physicians of Canada, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (FACE) and All India Institute of Diabetes. He was awarded Mastership (MACP) by the American College of Physicians in 2014.

He has received numerous honors and awards. including the Presidential Citation (Ingham County 1999), Laureate Award (American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter 2004), Distinguished Faculty Award (College of Human Medicine, MSU 2006), Professor Vishwanathan Oration Award (Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India 2000), Academic Excellence Award (Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian origin 2009), and Distinguished Alumnus Award (Amritsar Medical and Dental Association of North America 2010). He has been listed among the “Best Doctors in America” for the past several years.

He was responsible for the establishment and endowment of “India Council” at MSU and served as the founding director from 1990 to 2002. 

Dr. Gossain has been an active clinical researcher, has been externally funded, and has published more than 80 papers and several book chapters. He has served on the editorial board of theInternational Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries and has been a reviewer for several journals.