The Third Clinical Congress and the Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting is accredited with 16.75 CME Credit Hours which will be sought from the Dubai Health Authorities.

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Dear Colleagues,

It gives me a great pleasure to welcome you to the Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Third Clinical Congress and the Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting to be held in JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, United Arab Emirates during the period 29-31 October, 2015

Building on your contribution to the success of the first and second editions of the Clinical Congress and the Gulf Chapter Annual Meetings, we are delighted to welcome you in the bustling metropolitan city of Dubai. The 2015 edition has taken a graceful step towards the international arena in order to deliver a higher calibre meeting. The scientific committee has compiled a rich and versatile program with plenty of educational opportunities in the growing and exciting field of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Through a culmination of collective efforts, an outstanding three-day program was designed to deliver a high-level scientific content with several state of the art lectures, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, clinical debates and clinical practice symposia. The sessions provide major updates and state-of-the art presentations delivered by reputable international and regional keynote speakers.


In addition to an exciting clinical conference, we are also delighted this year to invite delegates to participate in multiple educational opportunities during the AACE Gulf Chapter Pre-Conference events which include an exclusive two-day comprehensive case-based review course on all major aspects of Endocrinology and Metabolism which will provide ample opportunities for interactive sessions between the participants and several renown international and national faculty. Furthermore, the scientific program has been enriched with a one-day dedicated workshop for allied health professionals to enhance their individual roles in endocrine care. Building on last year success, we are also offering our popular full day introductory Neck Ultrasound Course covering theoretical basis and hands-on sessions on neck ultrasonography for clinicians. The tutors of this course are AACE ultrasound experts and the course prepare candidates who may want to pursue the AACE Certification Program, ECNU.

We are looking forward to welcoming your participation in this unique educational experience and hope to see you in the charming Dubai!


Ali S. Alzahrani, MD, FACE
President, AACE Gulf Chapter

Venue and accommodation

A new 5-star destination in Dubai, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is a striking addition to an already spectacular city. As the world's tallest hotel, we boast over 1,600 guest rooms and suites spread out across two towers and 72 spectacular floors.

Attendees can book and pay for their hotel accommodation(s) through our direct online link that will provide the best group rates from the meeting organizers.

About Us

International AACE Chapters enhance the mission of AACE by improving the ability of clinical endocrinologists worldwide to provide the highest quality of patient care and in fostering educational programs that allow for a closer relationship among the members and potential members. International chapters also expand the market for AACE programs and services to help increase the visibility of AACE as an advocate for patient care issues in endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and nutrition. Supporting the development of International AACE Chapters, in accordance with proper guidelines governed by the AACE Board of Directors and the Chapters Committee, is an extension of AACE's vision to be recognized worldwide for its clinical leadership.

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Endocrine Review Course

For the first time in the Middle East, we assembled internationally renowned faculty who would share their extensive knowledge and experience with the attendees over the 2-day course time. The course will provide a high caliber endocrine review platform that focuses on case-based exam questions and discussion covering different aspects of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. It is designed to cover major topics

  • Diabetes
  • Lipid
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Metabolic
  • Bone
  • Pituitary & neuroendocrine
  • Adrenal & thyroid, and reproductive endocrine disorders
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Neck Ultrasound & UGFNA

The workshop is a full day introductory program on neck ultrasound (US). During a full day of didactic lectures followed by guided practicum, we ensure that our delegates meets the educational targets of pursuing ECNU and other related board exams.

The course is delivered by some of the world’s well-known thyroidologists with a long history in education and training who will share their experience in Neck Ultrasound & US-guided FNA.

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Diabetes Educator Workshop

The Diabetes Educator Workshop is a full day program that aim at enhancing allied healthcare professional’s role in endocrine care. The meeting offers an interactive learning environment that supports participants to develop their skills in effective diabetes management.

Why support the Gulf Chapter of AACE Annual Congress?

  • Unique exposure to relevant and dynamic audience of 800-1000 healthcare professionals
  • Gaining crucial insight into the most up to-date research and findings in the fields of Endocrinology
  • Valuable opportunity to place your company at the forefront by promoting cutting-edge research in the scientific program
  • Aligning your organisation with the outcomes of the GC of AACE Annual Congress clearly demonstrates your commitment to the field.
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Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting

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