California Physician Presented Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award

Gerald Reaven, MD received the Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award at the AACE 21st Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on May 27, 2012.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 5:14 pm EDT

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Philadelphia, Pa.
"At the same time, I realize that there are any number of individuals who deserve this honor as much, if not more so, than I do"

Gerald Reaven, MD received the Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award at the AACE 21st Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on May 27, 2012.

The Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Awardis presented to an endocrinologist who is recognized by his or her peers as having achieved distinction in the field of Clinical Endocrinology and has a sustained record of devotion to teaching the art and science of Clinical Endocrinology.

“I am honored to receive the Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award from the American College of Endocrinology,” Dr. Reaven said. “At the same time, I realize that there are any number of individuals who deserve this honor as much, if not more so, than I do,” he continues.  “Consequently, I would prefer to think of it as an honor that I am accepting on behalf of all the clinical investigators whose research efforts are aimed at providing the information necessary to increase our ability to more effectively prevent and/or treat disease.”

Dr. Reaven received his M.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1953, and postgraduate training at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, and Stanford. He joined the Stanford University School of Medicine faculty in 1961, where he remains as Professor of Medicine (Active Emeritus), Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.   During his years on the Stanford faculty, Dr. Reaven has served as Head of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (1974-1977), the Division of Gerontology (1977-1990), and the Division of Endocrinology, Gerontology, and Metabolism (1990-1995). He also served as Director of the General Clinical Research Center (1974-1990) and Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (1977-1995). Dr. Reaven has published more than 600 peer-revised research articles in scientific journals, as well as authoring or co-authoring numerous textbook chapters and other scholarly works.  

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

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).  The American College of Endocrinology is a scientific, educational and charitable medical organization dedicated to promoting the art and science of clinical endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism for the improvement of patient care and public health.