This is the schedule for the 2019 course. 2020 schedule not yet available.

Wednesday, April 03, 2019
7:15am to 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:15am Welcome and Introduction

Beverly M.K. Biller, MD


8:15am to 9:10am Hypopituitarism: A Comprehensive Update

Karen K. Miller, MD

9:10am to 10:10am Cushing's Diagnosis and Treatment in 2019

Beverly M.K. Biller, MD

10:10am to 10:30am Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

10:30am to 11:30am Case-Based Approach to Hyperprolactinemia

Anne Klibanski, MD

11:30am to 12:15pm What Is the Sellar Lesion? Illustrative Pituitary Cases

Nicholas A. Tritos, MD, DSc

12:15pm to 1:45pm Break for lunch*
1:45pm to 2:30pm Current Diagnosis and Management of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency

Jose M. Garcia, MD, PhD

2:30pm to 3:25pm Clinical Management of Acromegaly

Lisa Nachtigall, MD

3:25pm to 3:45pm Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

3:45pm to 4:45pm Update on Pituitary Surgery and Radiation: A Neurosurgeon's Perspective

Brooke Swearingen, MD

4:45pm to 5:15pm Expert Faculty Panel for Q & A

Drs. Biller, Garcia, Nachtigall and Swearingen

Thursday, April 04, 2019
7:15am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast


8:00am to 8:40am Modern-Day Therapy and Results of Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

David M. Nathan, MD

8:40am to 9:15am Smart Pumping, Smart Pumps: Technology Management in Type 1 DM

Enrico Cagliero, MD

9:15am to 9:55am Diabetes Clinical Genetics

Miriam S. Udler, MD, PhD

9:55am to 10:15am Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

10:15am to 10:55am Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Make New Friends, but Keep the Old

David M. Nathan, MD

10:55am to 11:35am New Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes and How to Choose the Right Therapy

Deborah J. Wexler, MD

11:35am to 12:00pm Pulling It All Together: Diabetes and Obesity


12:00pm to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:40pm Obesity Management: A Practical Approach

Paul Copeland, MD

1:40pm to 2:20pm State-of-the-Art Lipid Management

Mason W. Freeman, MD

2:20pm to 2:40pm Diet and Dietary Counseling

Drs. Copeland, Freeman, and Wexler

2:40pm to 3:00pm Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

3:00pm to 3:30pm Inpatient Diabetes Management: New Evidence and Strategies

John E. Godine, MD, PhD

3:30pm to 3:55pm Gestational Diabetes: Best Practices for Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

Marie-France Hivert, MD, MMSc

3:55pm to 4:15pm The Future of Type 1 Diabetes Treatment: The Artificial Pancreas

Steven Russell, MD, PhD

4:15pm to 4:30pm Metabolic Mash-Up with the Afternoon's Experts


Workshops (choose one)

Choose from among the following 5 workshops.

4:30pm to 6:00pm Case-Based Workshops T1-T5

T1 Calcium & Bone Disorder Cases ~*Primary Care Focus*
Melissa Putman, MD
T2 Management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy
Camille E. Powe, MD
T3 Pediatric Endocrinology That an Adult Endocrinologist Should Know
Takara Stanley, MD
T4 Topics in Male Reproduction: A Case-Based Approach
Ravikumar Balasubramanian, MBBS, PhD, MRCP (UK)
T5 Practical Update on Thyroid Ultrasound
Giuseppe Barbesino, MD

Friday, April 05, 2019
7:15am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast

Reproductive and Adrenal

8:00am to 9:00am Endocrine Hypertension: Case-Based Update on Pheochromocytoma and Primary Aldosteronism

William F. Young, Jr., MD

9:00am to 9:40am Adrenal Incidentaloma: Illustrative Cases of Current Diagnostic Strategies

William F. Young, Jr., MD

9:40am to 9:55am Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

9:55am to 10:45am State-of-the-Art Approaches to the Menopausal Patient

Kathryn A. Martin, MD

10:45am to 11:40am Current Diagnosis and Management of Amenorrhea and Hyperandrogenism

Stephanie Seminara, MD

11:40am to 12:00pm Reproductive Faculty Panel for Audience Q & A


12:00pm to 1:00pm Break for lunch*
1:00pm to 1:45pm Male Hypogonadism: Insights into Pathophysiology and Evaluation

Frances Hayes, MD

1:45pm to 2:30pm How to Optimize Your Treatment Strategies and Patient Outcomes for Male Hypogonadism

Ravi Balasubramanian, MBBS, PhD, MRCP (UK)

2:30pm to 2:50pm Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

2:50pm to 3:30pm Gender-Affirming Hormonal Treatment of Transgender Individuals: Changing Paradigms in a Changing Society

Ole-Petter Hamnvik, MBBCh, BAO, MMSc

3:30pm to 4:05pm Erectile Dysfunction: A Urologist's Perspective

Cigdem Tanrikut, MD

4:05pm to 4:30pm Expert Reproductive Faculty Answer Your Questions

Reproductive Endocrine Staff

Workshops (choose one)

Choose from among the following 5 workshops.

4:30pm to 6:00pm Case-Based Workshops F1-F5

F1 Challenging Calcium and Bone Cases
Marc Wein, MD, PhD
F2 Hypoglycemia
Deborah J. Wexler, MD
F3 Lessons Learned from Challenging Pituitary Cases
Pouneh Fazeli, MD
F4 Case-Based Approach to Reproductive Endocrinology
Margaret Lippincott, MD
F5 Illustrative Cases of Thyroid Dysfunction ~ *Primary Care Focus*
Nikolaos Stathatos, MD

Saturday, April 06, 2019
7:15am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast


8:00am to 9:00am Subclinical Thyroid Disease: Do Endocrinologists Pay Attention to the Evidence?

Douglas S. Ross, MD

9:00am to 10:00am The 2019 Approach to Hyperthyroidism

Gilbert H. Daniels, MD

10:00am to 10:15am Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

10:15am to 10:45am Graves' Eye Disease

Giuseppe Barbesino, MD

10:45am to 11:45am Thyroid Nodules: A Costly Problem

Douglas S. Ross, MD

11:45am to 12:10pm Expert Thyroid Panel Answers Your Questions

Drs. Barbesino, Daniels and Ross

12:10pm to 1:20pm Break for lunch*
1:20pm to 2:00pm Hypothyroidism: Current Diagnosis and Management

Gilbert H. Daniels, MD

2:00pm to 3:00pm Thyroid Cancer: State-of-the-Art Treatment and Diagnosis

R. Michael Tuttle, MD

3:00pm to 3:20pm Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

3:20pm to 4:00pm Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Update

Gilbert H. Daniels, MD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Panel of Thyroid Specialists for Q & A

Drs. Daniels, Ross and Tuttle

Workshops (choose one)

Choose from among the following 5 workshops.

4:30pm to 6:00pm Case-Based Workshops S1-S5

S1 Calcium Cases
Joy Tsai, MD
S2 Challenging Diabetes Cases ~*Primary Care Focus* 
Nancy Wei, MD
S3 Pituitary Case Discussion: Perspectives from an Endocrinologist and a Neurosurgeon
Laura Dichtel, MD and Pamela Jones, MD, MPH
S4 Challenging Reproductive Endocrine Cases
Frances Hayes, MD
S5 Lessons Learned from Challenging Thyroid Cases
Nikolaos Stathatos, MD

Sunday, April 07, 2019
7:15am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast

Calcium and Bone

8:00am to 8:30am Hereditary Hyperparathyroidism: Illustrative Patient Cases

Henry M. Kronenberg, MD

8:30am to 9:20am Primary Hyperparathyroidism in 2019: A Comprehensive Update

John P. Bilezikian, MD

9:20am to 9:35am Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

9:35am to 10:25am Hypocalcemia: Case-Based Diagnosis and Mechanisms

Marie Demay, MD

10:25am to 10:40am Hypoparathyroidism: A Comprehensive Update on Current Guidelines and New Treatments

Michael Mannstadt, MD

10:40am to 11:15am Optimizing Bone Health through Vitamin D, Nutrition, and Exercise

Sherri-Ann M. Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH

11:15am to 12:10pm Roundtable Discussion: Bones, Groans, and Stones: Mineral Metabolism Clinical Cases

Elaine W. Yu, MD, Joy Tsai, MD and Sherri-Ann M. Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH

12:10pm to 1:25pm Break for lunch*
1:25pm to 1:55pm Osteoporosis: Current Diagnostic Approaches

Elaine W. Yu, MD

1:55pm to 2:40pm Osteoporosis: The Newest Treatment Strategies

Joy Tsai, MD

2:40pm to 2:55pm Coffee/Tea

(refreshments provided)

2:55pm to 3:40pm Osteoporosis: Controversies, Emerging Therapies, Combination Therapy

Benjamin Z. Leder, MD

3:40pm to 4:00pm State-of-the-Art Management of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

Michael Mannstadt, MD

4:00pm to 4:30pm Osteoporosis Panel: Ask the Experts

Drs. Leder, Tsai, and Yu

*There are many convenient and varied lunch options within a short walking distance of the course.