- 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 cytopathologyto promote excellence in clinical practice and optimal outcomes for patients.cite web |title = Goals and mission statement| publisher = Academy of Clinical Thyroidologists (ACT)| url = http://www.thyroidologists.com/goals.html | accessdate = 2007-07-04]
*President - Richard Guttler MD
* 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 thyroidtreatment; for example ultrasound, ultrasoundguided biopsy, Interventional thyroid ultrasoundto 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.
* [http://www.thyroidologists.com Thyroidologists website]
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