Michigan State University Professor of Medicine To Receive Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award

Monday, May 2, 2016 10:00 am EDT

Dateline:

Jacksonville, Fla.

Ved V. Gossain, MD, FRCP© , MACP, FACE, will receive the Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award on May 27, 2016 during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Fla., May 25-29, 2016.

The AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award is given in recognition of dedicated and compassionate care provided to patients with endocrine diseases, exceptional knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical endocrinology, and active advocacy of AACE’s mission in both professional and public environments.

Dr. Gossain is the Swartz Professor (Emeritus) of Medicine of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism at 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.

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 the International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries and has been a reviewer for several journals.

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

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 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 AACEmembers 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.

About the American College of Endocrinology (ACE)

The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) is the educational and scientific arm of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). ACE is the leader in advancing the care and prevention of endocrine and metabolic disorders by providing professional education and reliable public health information; recognizing excellence in education, research, and service; promoting clinical research and defining the future of Clinical Endocrinology. For more information, please visit  www.aace.com/college. 

 

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