Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists

Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists

The Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists (or ACT) was founded in May 2005 at the annual meeting of the Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in Washington DC. The Academy is a professional society consisting of 32 members from the U.S. and Italy who specialize in clinical thyroidology. ACT enourages skill development in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, nuclear thyroidology, and cytopathology to promote excellence in clinical practice and optimal outcomes for patients.cite web |title = Goals and mission statement| publisher = Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists (ACT)| url = | accessdate = 2007-07-04]

Executive Council

*President - Richard Guttler MD

Founding Members

* H.Jack Baskin MD
* Daniel Duick MD
* Richard Guttler MD


The academy meets twice a year, and accept board certified new members who pledge to provide patients with the state of the art thyroid treatment; for example ultrasound, ultrasound guided biopsy, Interventional thyroid ultrasound to treat thyroid cysts, and cancer lymph nodes with ethanol, percutaneous ethanol injections (PEI), nuclear thyroid studies, such as I/123,131 uptakes, scans, and therapy doses of I/131 for Thyroid Cancer, Graves' disease, Toxic Nodular Goiter, and large obstructive Nontoxic Nodular Goiters.


External links

* [ Thyroidologists website]

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