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Advanced Course: State of the Art in 2024

This course is optional and space is limited. There is a separate registration fee associated with the course. See below for additional details.

Advanced Course: State of the Art in 2024
Friday, April 19, 2024, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT

Registration Fees: 

Includes breakfast, lunch, and beverage service throughout the day

$450 USD for Physicians
$300 USD for Affiliate Providers
$250 USD for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows


Please note: If you wish to register for BOTH the AAES Annual Meeting and the Advanced Course, please use this link instead.

Participate in a dynamic, engaging day of learning while nationally and internationally known experts from the fields of Endocrine Surgery and Endocrinology highlight advances and nuances in the care of patients with complex endocrine disorders. The course will take a deep dive into the latest medical and surgical approaches involving disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas. The course will allow participants to engage with leaders in the field and review clinical scenarios encountered during day-to-day practice. Topics will be presented in a format facilitating practical approaches to providing state-of-the-art care. Dedicated opportunities to network and foster collaborative relationships with leaders in the field will be available, including a breakout session aimed to address specific needs of affiliate providers and other team members.

If you are a health care provider caring for patients with solid tumor or functional endocrine disorders, take advantage of this exciting educational opportunity! CME is provided.

Advanced Course: State of the Art in 2024 Program:

8:00 AM-8:15 AM Welcome
8:15 AM-9:15 AM Shared Decision Making in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Moderated by: Susan Pitt, MD, MPHS, FACS
Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA, FACS
F. Thurston Drake, MD, MPH, FACS
Maria Brito, MD
9:15 AM-10:00 AM Update on Molecular Testing for Thyroid Nodules and Cancer: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications
Moderated by: Cord Sturgeon, MD, MS, FACS
Masha Livhits, MD, FACS
Linwah Yip, MD, FACS
10:00 AM-10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM-11:15 AM Managing Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Moderated by: Thomas J. Fahey, III, MD, FACS
Naifa Busaidy, MD, FACP, FACE
David McFadden, MD, PhD
11:15 AM-12:15 PM New Research on Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Moderated by: Rebecca S. Sippel, MD, FACS
Carolyn Seib, MD, MAS, FACS
Philip Ian Haigh, MD, FACS
12:15 PM-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Meet-the-Professors
Interventional Endocrinology:
Jennifer H. Kuo, MD, FACS and Kepal N. Patel, MD, FACS
Parathyroid Fluorescence Imaging:
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS and Colleen Kiernan, MD, MPH, FACS
Adrenalectomy Techniques:
Barbra S. Miller, MD, FACS and Allan Siperstein, MD, FACS

Affiliate Session: Practicing at the Top of Your License
Moderated By: Shaghayegh Aliabadi, MD, FACS
Amanda Tibbels, PA-C
Marlen Piersall, MSPAS, PA-C
Helen Shih, NP, MPH

1:30 PM-2:00 PM Break and Networking
2:00 PM-3:15 PM Updates in Adrenal Diseases
Moderated by: Matthew A. Nehs, MD, FACS
Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD, FACS
Oksana Hamidi, DO
Mouhammed Amir Habra, MD, FACP, FACE
James A. Lee, MD, FACS
3:15 PM-4:00 PM GI Neuroendocrine Tumor Update
Moderated by: Janice Pasieka, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Xavier M. Keutgen, MD, FACS
James R. Howe, MD, FACS
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Hyperparathyroidism: Challenging Cases
Moderated by: Aarti Mathur, MD, PhD, FACS
Naim Maalouf, MD
Shelby Holt, MD, FACS
Carmen Solórzano, MD, FACS
5:00 PM Adjourn


CANCELLATION POLICY: Registration cancellations for the course will align with the Annual Meeting registration policy and must be received in writing by mail or email by April 1, 2024. Cancellations received by this date will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. All refunds will be processed immediately following the 2024 Annual Meeting. No refunds for cancellations received after April 1, 2024 will be issued.

ADA REQUEST: If you have a qualifying disability and require a specific accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please check the appropriate box on the online registration form. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your needs.

For specific questions about registration, please contact AAES Headquarters at 859-402-9810 or [email protected].