No doubt your days will be packed while you’re at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, weaving through the crowds as you make your way to various sessions and presentations at ENDO 2022. Here are just a few highlights – among hundreds – that might appeal to you.
Saturday June 11
Plenary: Envisioning Future Therapies for T1D: Where Biology Meets Technology, 8:00 a.m.
This groundbreaking plenary session will look at the future of technology in treating type 1 diabetes. Among the topics are: Modifying stem cell derived beta cell function; Tech v. Biology; as well as a Presidential Address from Endocrine Society President Carol H. Wysham, MD, and the presentation of the Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award to Henry M. Kronenberg, MD.
Career Development Workshop: The Business of Starting and Running a Lab: Top 5 Strategies to Running a Successful Lab, 9:45 a.m.
This session includes three discussions on launching and running your own lab will provide you the basics for what you need to know to get your lab up and running from speakers Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk, PhD, Kristy A Brown, PhD, and Matthew Sikora, PhD.
Sunday June 12
Hot Topics in Endocrine Hypertension, 9:15 a.m.
This in-depth symposium will provide attendees with the latest research regarding hypertension with separate sessions dedicated to Maternal and fetal outcomes in phaeochromocytoma and pregnancy; Targeted Metabolomics as a Tool in Discriminating Endocrine from Primary Hypertension; Genetic Cause of Primary Aldosteronism Presenting in Puberty, Pregnancy or Menopause; and The Unrecognized Prevalence of Primary Aldosteronism.
Meet the Professor: Electronic Tools to Help Patients During Their Weight Loss Journey, 1:30 p.m.
Attendees to this session will hear firsthand from Manpreet Mundi, MD, about the many breakthroughs in recent years in the realm of new tools that help patients on their journeys to overcome obesity. Presented both in-person and virtual formats, participants will be allowed ample time to ask questions about these new techniques.
Monday June 13
Plenary: Intersex, Transgender, Exercise in Endocrinology, 8:00 a.m.
During this plenary moderated by Society president Carol H. Wysham, MD, the Roy O. Greep Award for Outstanding Research will be presented to Michael W Schwartz, MD, and the Richard E. Weitzman Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award will be presented to Shingo Kajimura, PhD. As part of the session’s topic, Guy T’Sjoen, MD,PhD will discuss “Contemporary care for transgender people: An endocrinologist’s perspective” and Yannis Pitsiladis, PhD, will talk about “Integrating transwomen and female athletes with DSD into elite competition.”
Debate: Should Weight Management Be a Primary Treatment Goal for Type 2 Diabetes?, 9:15 a.m.
Moderated by James R Gavin III, MD, PhD, this debate will look at this treatment priority of two different points of view: Ildiko Lingvay, MD, will take the view that indeed, weight loss should be top priority in treating type 2 diabetes patients while David M Nathan, MD, will take the opposing view. This promises to be a very lively session!
Tuesday June 14
Career Development Workshop: Building Your Personal Brand through Social Media, 8:00 a.m.
When it comes to communications, whether it’s with colleagues, patients, vendors, etc., all the rules have changed when it comes to social media. Luckily, we have two stalwarts in the world of social media who will be on hand to teach you how to build your brand using this new, often confusing new medium. Joy Wu, MD, PhD, division chief of endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif., and Joshua Joseph, MD, associate professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, will share their own “tricks of the trade” to build your social media presence.
Meet the Professor: What’s Wrong with This Picture? A Practicum on Thyroid Ultrasound Imaging, 9:45 a.m.
Using ultrasound imaging on the thyroid can be confounding for many practitioners, but this session aims to look at some of the most common issues with this methodology. Part of the session, entitled “Challenging Cases in Thyroid Ultrasound Imaging,” will present some of the most unusual cases this renowned faculty has faced.
These sessions are just a tiny fraction of the dozens of options available to attendees that cover a vast range of topics in patient treatment outcomes, basic science, and clinical research.
To see more ENDO 2022 sessions, check out the Conference Education Schedule.