A Charter Member of AACE to Receive Distinguished Service Award

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 4:08 pm EDT

Dateline:

Austin, Texas

Paul S. Jellinger, MD, MACE, a charter member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), will receive the 2017 American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, Distinguished Service Award, May 6, 2017, during the Convocation at the AACE 26th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas.

The ACE Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, Distinguished Service Award is given to an AACE member and a clinical endocrinologist who is recognized by his/her peers as a leader in American medicine and whose personal and professional conduct reflect the values and vision of AACE.

In 1991, Dr. Jellinger was one of the original Steering Committee Members of AACE, and served as its President in 2001, and subsequently President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) in 2004. He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Miami, and an attending physician at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., of which he served as the first Chief of the Section of Endocrinology.

Dr. Jellinger received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He performed his residency at both Beth Israel Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and was awarded an NIH fellowship in endocrinology at Mount Sinai Hospital.

He has served on numerous AACE committees and task forces and has authored and co-authored several clinical practice guidelines for physicians who care for patients with diabetes and other metabolic disorders, and is an invited lecturer on topics related to diabetes and lipid disorders.

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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.

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.