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Nomination for New Board Members

Dear Colleagues:

The PSEDM Annual Convention will be held on March 26-27, 2015. The nomination for new board members is now open. The following are the criteria to be considered when nominating a member:

  1. The nominee should be a Fellow of the Society in good standing:
    1. Updated payment of annual membership dues.
    2. Attendance in major activities of the Society for the past 5 years (Annual Convention, Business Meeting,
    3. General Assembly, Diabetes Update).
    4. Attendance in other activities (Research Forum, Interhospital Grand Rounds, Weekend Courses, activities in collaboration with other societies and pharmaceutical companies)
    5. With significant contribution to the undertakings of the Society (participation in committees, working groups and regional activities)
  2. Submission of nomination should be accompanied by proof of items in #1.
  3. Nominations should be addressed to Dr. Joselynna Añel-Quimpo, Chair, Committee on Election.
  4. Nominations should be submitted to the PSEDM office by close of office on FEBRUARY 20, 2015.

The Committee on Election is tasked to check on the compliance of nominees to the above criteria.

 

Sincerely yours,

NEMENCIO A. NICODEMUS JR., MD
Secretary

Noted by:

CECILIA A. JIMENO, MD
President

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AOCE Lectures

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Plenary Lecture I

Prof. Shong Young-Kee – Korean Endocrine Society
Prof. Vivien Lim, MD – Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore
Prof. Yuji Hiromatsu, MD, PhD – Japan Endocrine Society
Prof. Pradana Soewondo – Indonesian Society of Endocrinology
Prof. Khue Nguyen Thy, MD – Vietnam Association of Diabetes and Endocrinology
 

Plenary Lecture III

Molecular Genetics: Utility in Endocrine Practice – Prof. Tjin-Shing Jap, MD (Taiwan)
 

Plenary Lecture IV

Thyroid Cancer Update 2014 – Prof. Young-Kee Shong, MD, PhD (Korea)
 

Plenary Lecture V

Vitamin D in Health and Disease: Definitions and Directions – Prof. Augusto A. Litonjua, MD (USA)
 

Plenary Lecture VI

Endocrinology of Aging – Prof. Bu Beng Yeap, MBBS, FRACP, PhD (Australia)
 

Plenary Lecture VII

Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements in Diabetes and Endocrine Practice – Prof. Cecilia A. Jimeno, MD (Philippines)
 

Plenary Lecture VIII

Osteoporosis Update 2014: New Frontiers in Therapeutics – Prof. Bart L. Clarke, MD (Rochester, Minnesota, USA)
 

Plenary Lecture X

Emerging Therapies for Diabetes: New Therapeutic Targets – Prof. James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD (USA)
 

Symposia: Endocrinology Across the Ages

Approach to Common Endocrine Disorders in Pediatrics – Prof. Reiko Horikawa, MD (Japan)
Transitional Care of the Pediatric Endocrine Patient – Prof. Sylvia Capistrano-Estrada, MD (Philippines)
Diabetes In Pregnancy Speaker – Prof. Chaicharn Deerochanawong, MD (Thailand)
Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy – Prof. Akane Ide, MD, PhD (Japan)
Metabolic Syndrome in the Elderly – Prof. Dee Pei, MD (Taiwan)
Thyroid Dysfunction in the Elderly – Prof. Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco, MD, FPCP, FPSEM (Philippines)
 

Symposia: Management Updates

Lipid Guidelines: The Endocrinologist’s Perspective – Prof. Siew Peng Chan, MD, PhD (Malaysia)
Adrenal Causes of Hypertension: Management Update – Prof. Nor Azmi Kamaruddin, MD (Malaysia)
Pituitary Tumors: Management Update – Prof. Eun Jig Lee, MD (Korea)
 

Symposia: Trends and Technologies in Endocrine Practice

Diabetes APPS for Doctors – Prof. Mia C. Fojas (Philippines)
Diabetes APPS for Patients – Prof. Iris Thiele Isip-Tan, MD (Philippines)
Islet Transplantation – Prof. Angela Koh Fang Yung, MD (Singapore)
Endocrine Surgery Update – Prof. Brian Lang, MD (Hong Kong)
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Update – Prof. Wei Jei Lee, MD, PhD (Taiwan)
 

Special Lecture

Meet the European Commission’s Directorate for Research and Innovation – Laurent Bochereau, PhD, European Commission (Belgium)
 

Meet the Professor Sessions

Diagnostic Approach to Thyroid Nodules – Prof. Chih-Yuan Wang, MD, PhD (Taiwan)
Management of Thyroid Nodules – Prof. Won Bae Kim, MD(Korea)
Approach to Secondary Osteoporosis – Dr. Vivien Lim, MD (Singapore)
Osteoporosis in Men – Prof. Jawl-Shan Hwang, MD (Taiwan)
Inpatient Hyperglycemia – Prof. Thavatchai Peerapatdit, MD (Thailand)
Diabetic Emergencies – Prof. Khue Nguyen Thy (Vietnam)
Thyroid Storm and Myxedema Coma – Prof. Roberto C. Mirasol, MD (Philippines)
Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia – Prof. Bart L. Clarke (Rochester, Minnesota, USA)
 

Lunch Symposium

Vascular Protection in Type 2 Diabetes: Insights from Recent Outcomes Trials – Prof. Richard O’Brien, MBBS, FRACP, PhD (Australia)
 

Dinner Symposium

The Benefit of Cilostazol Therapy in Preventing Macrovascular Complications in Diabetic Patients – Prof. Soo Lim, MD (Korea)

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World Thyroid Day 2014

The Asia & Oceania Thyroid Association (www.aothyroid.org), in cooperation with sister international thyroid societies, the American Thyroid Association, the European Thyroid Association (http://www.eurothyroid.com/), the and the Latin American Thyroid Society (www.lats.org) , recognizes the 7th Annual World Thyroid Day, May 25, 2014.

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Established in 2008, World Thyroid Day highlights five major goals to:

  • Increase awareness of thyroid health,
  • Promote understanding of advances made in treating thyroid diseases,
  • Emphasize the prevalence of thyroid diseases,
  • Focus on the urgent need for education and prevention programs, and
  • Expand awareness of new treatment modalities.