The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) is dedicated to the advancement of the science and art of endocrine surgery. The AAES is committed to providing surgical expertise in diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands as well as in neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and GI tract.

Our goal is to discover and promote the best treatments for endocrine disease to help improve our patients' lives.

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The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons will celebrate its 40th Annual Meeting next year in Los Angeles, CA, April 7-9, 2019. The meeting will feature oral presentations, interesting cases, poster presentations, exhibits and plenty of networking opportunities. More information about the 2019 Annual Meeting will be added soon!

The Call for Abstracts is now open! The deadline to submit an abstract for consideration is Friday, November 2, 2018. Click here for more information.

Online Registration will open in December. We look forward to seeing you in sunny Los Angeles next spring!

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness month. Check out a few ways you can help bring awareness to Thyroid Cancer:

  • Change your email signature for the month to promote Thyroid Cancer awareness month
  • Join the Thyroid Cancer Awareness social media campaign. Take a picture of yourself or your group or your tumor board in action and post the picture to your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts using the #CheckYourThyroid and #ThyCAM2018 hashtags.
  • Check out our thyroid cancer patient support group partner, ThyCa, on Facebook or on Twitter.

Click here to view more ways your can help spread the message.

To find more information about thyroid cancer, or to find an AAES endocrine surgeon, visit www.endocrinediseases.org.

The AAES shares practice guideline resources including those that have been written and published by AAES members. Check out the latest practice guidlines here.

If you don't follow AAES on Twitter, you're missing out on the top ten articles of interest each week. Join the conversation on Twitter or check out the weekly lists online

AAES members can login to their member profile to access select presentations from the 2018 Annual Meeting. Login and visit the Members Only page to view presentations from the Interesting Cases session and the lunch session on The Business of Endocrine Surgery. 

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