53rd Annual Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology in 2017

53rd Annual Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology in 2017
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Westin Snowmass 100 Elbert Lane
Snowmass, Colorado 81615
For more information, please contact:
The Office of Professional Education
at National Jewish Health

Who Should Attend

Endocrinologists, primary care physicians, and other health care professionals with an interest in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism.


Agenda Topics

  • GLP-1 in diabetes treatment
  • Type 1 diabetes technology
  • Osteoporosis management and treatment
  • Type 2 diabetes therapeutics
  • New insulin therapies
  • Testosterone therapy in men and women
  • Subclinical thyroid disease
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary disorders
  • Drug therapy for Graves disease
  • CVD in type 1 diabetes
  • Adrenal insufficiency management
  • Precision medicine in thyroid nodules
  • Case studies in obesity and dyslipidemia
  • And more!

See the full agenda (PDF).


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Review recent data regarding testosterone therapies in both men and women
  2. Summarize the latest clinical data on insulin therapy and insulin delivery systems for patients with diabetes
  3. Discuss hormone therapy options for transgender patients
  4. Evaluate the clinical profiles of GLP-1 receptor agonists for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
  5. Describe the precision management approach to treating patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer
  6. Review appropriate therapy for patients with subclinical thyroid disease and monitoring patients accordingly
  7. Outline new and emerging therapies for patients with osteoporosis, and describe how to balance benefits and risks
  8. Discuss the risk factors, screening methods, and current treatment options for male patients at risk for and those diagnosed with osteoporosis
  9. Describe the role of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells in understanding and treating diabetes
  10. Compare and contrast recent developments in type 2 diabetes therapies
  11. Explain diagnosis, treatment and underlying pathophysiology in pituitary disorders, including Cushing’s disease and acromegaly
  12. Characterize the manifestation and treatment of Graves’ disease
  13. Explain cardiovascular disease risk in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes
  14. Discuss the management approach to patients with adrenal insufficiency, including steroid tapering strategies
  15. Evaluate the clinical data informing treatment of dyslipidemia
  16. Review approaches to addressing obesity as a comorbidity of diabetes
  17. Describe how problems with insulin signaling contribute to the pathogenesis of diabetes and associated conditions
  18. Outline current endocrine based strategies to treat infertility
  19. Discuss the evidence for clinical approaches to endocrine emergencies

Presenting Faculty

David Cooper, MD
Marc Cornier, MD
David D'Alessio, MD
Robert Eckel, MD
Bryan Haugen, MD
C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Michael Lewiecki, MD
Cecilia Low Wang, MD
David Maahs, MD
Michael McDermott, MD
Micol Rothman, MD
Margaret Wierman, MD


Program Committee

Susan Sherman, MD (Co-Chair)
Melvin Stjernholm, MD (Co-Chair)
Kenneth Dernovsek, MD
Bryan Haugen, MD
Cecilia Low Wang, MD
Michael McDermott, MD
Jane Reusch, MD
Micol Rothman, MD

E. Chester Ridgway, MD, MACP
In memoriam

This CME conference is sponsored by National Jewish Health in collaboration with the Clinical Diabetes Endocrine Institute.

The mission of National Jewish Health since 1899 is to heal, to discover, and to educate as a preeminent health care institution. We serve by providing the best integrated and innovative care for patients and their families; by understanding and finding cures for the diseases we research; and by educating and training the next generation of health care professionals to be leaders in medicine and science.

The mission of the Clinical Diabetes Endocrine Institute is to improve the quality of life of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders by educating the healthcare provider team that treats these patients. We seek to provide access for physicians and other allied health professionals to current management and treatment education that can be translated into practice.


See the full agenda (PDF).


Hotel & Conference Center

Westin Snowmass (located next to the conference center)
100 Elbert Lane
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
Phone: 970.923.8200

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel (located next to the conference center)
40 Elbert Lane
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
Phone: 970.923.8400

Availability at both conference hotels is on a first come, first served basis. Please make your reservations early to ensure your accommodations, and indicate that you are attending this conference to receive group rates.

The Westin Snowmass offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Aspen/Snowmass Airport. Upon arrival in Aspen, please call them from the transportation services kiosk at the airport.


Lift Tickets

SMV Accounting is offering discounted lift tickets for meeting participants. Lift tickets must be ordered and paid in full, no later than December 30, 2016. For more information on pre-ordering your discounted lift tickets and to access and print the lift ticket order form (PDF), please click here

Ski Equipment Rentals

Go to SnowmassSports.com and click on login. You’ll be prompted to enter the following username and password. As a meeting participant, you will get a 30% discount! The Snowmass Sports store is located slope side, on the mall level of the Westin Snowmass. 

Username: clinicaldia
Password: bigburn17 

Once you enter the username and password this will bring you to a login welcome screen.  From there click Reserve Now.  This will allow you make a reservation at 20% OFF.  The 30% group discount will be added upon pick up of the equipment.

Registration Fees

  • MD/DO/PhD/PharmD - $795 ($50 discount until January 6, 2017, 12pm MST = $745!)

  • NP/PA/RN/CDE/RPh - $495 ($50 discount until January 6, 2017, 12pm MST = $445!)

  • Trainee - $300 

Cancellations must be received no later than 10 days before the start of the program to receive a refund net of a $100 processing fee.

For more information or if you have questions, please call The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305.


Attendee Reception

The Attendee Reception is complimentary for attendees of the conference. Adult guests of conference registrants must pay a fee of $15 per person to attend the reception on Saturday evening. This fee can be paid at the time of registering for the conference if applicable.

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Accreditation and Designation Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of National Jewish Health and the Clinical Diabetes Endocrine Institute. National Jewish Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


On behalf of the Clinical Diabetes Endocrine Institute, the esteemed faculty and National Jewish Health, we cordially invite you to participate in this exciting educational conference. The 53rd year of this highly regarded program will be held January 21-24, 2017 at the Westin Snowmass in Snowmass/Aspen, Colorado.

The conference provides endocrinologists, primary care physicians and other health care professionals with an interest in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism with up-to-date information on diabetes and other important endocrine and metabolic issues as presented by expert key opinion leaders. As with 52 past conferences, the 2017 conference features an exceptional curriculum by distinguished faculty.

We would like to offer you the opportunity to participate in this conference as an exhibitor and/or sponsor and have various levels. More information regarding these great opportunities is available here.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Matthew Stern at 303.728.6508, or via email at sternm@njhealth.org.

We look forward to working with you.