Harvard Medical School Professor to Receive Award from Esteemed International Endocrinology Association Foundation

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 9:58 am EDT

Dateline:

Jacksonville, Fla.
"I hope that bestowing this award promotes contributing to the fund that we established and encourages members of the AACE community and our patients to support the work of the American College of Endocrinology Foundation"

Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE, is the 2016 recipient of the American College of Endocrinology Foundation’s(ACEF) John A. Seibel, MD, Award, which will be presented on May 28, 2016, during the AACE 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress, May 25-29, in Orlando, Florida.

The John A. Seibel, MD, Award is presented to an individual who has promoted the continued excellence of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) through charitable contributions.

The prestigious award is being given to Dr. Garber in recognition of the fund established in his name, Jeffrey R. Garber MD Fund, which awards Fellows-in-Training, whose research emphasizes cost-effective, clinical endocrinology practice innovation or who have written an exceptional article for EmPower® Magazine, ACE’s patient-directed quarterly publication. 

“I hope that bestowing this award promotes contributing to the fund that we established and encourages members of the AACE community and our patients to support the work of the American College of Endocrinology Foundation,” said Dr. Garber.

As Chief of the Endocrinology Division at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and a member of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals’ endocrine divisions, Dr. Garber’s career has focused on practice innovation, patient education, and clinical endocrinology fellowship training. He is a past president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and ACE. Presently, he is a Trustee of the ACEF.

Dr. Garber helped develop guidelines governing AACE’s relationships with other professional organizations and has taken an active role in promoting and reviewing AACE’s publications and positions in many clinical areas, most notably those pertaining to thyroid disease.

He was instrumental in developing the AACE diabetes algorithm app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play and presently working on creating electronic interactive algorithms based on narrative AACE guidelines including thyroid nodules and diabetes management.

Dr. Garber’s full biography and high-resolution photo are available here.

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 About the American College of Endocrinology Foundation (ACEF)

The American College of Endocrinology Foundation (ACEF) was created to provide independent financial support for the American College of Endocrinology’s (ACE) patient education programs, physician/allied health professional education and advancing science. For more information, please visit https://www.aace.com/acef/about.

About the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) represents more than 7,000 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. A majority of AACE members are certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and concentrate on the treatment of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders including diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, growth hormone deficiency, cholesterol disorders, hypertension, and obesity. Visit our site at  www.aace.com.

 

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