Loyola Professor Named Vice President of Major Medical Association

Saturday, May 17, 2014 5:43 pm EDT


"A Color Handbook of Endocrinology and Metabolism"

Pauline M. Camacho, M.D., F.A.C.E., was elected Vice President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Las Vegas, on May 17, 2014.

As Vice President, Dr. Camacho will act on behalf of the AACE President and/or President Elect in the event that both are unable to fulfill their duties. Dr. Camacho will also serve on the Association’s Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.

“AACE serves as a valuable resource to help endocrinologists deliver the highest quality of care to our patients in the new healthcare environment,” Dr. Camacho said. “I look forward to continuing to advance the mission of AACE through this leadership position.”

Dr. Camacho is an endocrinologist at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois. She is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Loyola University Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center. She is also the Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Loyola.

Dr. Camacho has been actively involved with AACE since her fellowship. She served as the Fellow-in-Training (FIT) representative to the Board of Directors and was then elected to the AACE Board of Directors in 2003. During her six-year term on the Board, she headed the FIT Committee and was a member of the Membership, International, Education Services and Legislative and Regulatory Committees. She was a member of the AACE Annual Meeting Program Committee for a total of five years, Chairing it in 2011. Dr. Camacho is currently the Chair of the Publications Committee. She chaired the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Subcommittee for a number of years and served on the Postmenopausal Osteoporosis CPG Writing Group.

She has served on the American College of Endocrinology Board of Trustees and led the F.A.C.E. Application Committee. Dr. Camacho spearheaded the ABIM SEP session in 2009, which will be on its sixth year in 2014, and is now actively representing AACE in the National Bone Health Alliance.

Dr. Camacho has published three books: “Evidence Based Endocrinology”, “Osteoporosis: A Guide for Clinicians” (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, PA), and “A Color Handbook of Endocrinology and Metabolism” (Manson, UK).

Dr. Camacho’s complete biography and high-resolution photograph are available here.

About the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) represents more than 6,500 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.


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.