Orlo and Carol Clark Honored at AAES Annual Meeting
At the 2017 AAES Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Jack Gilbert was selected to be the first annual Orlo and Carol Clark Distinguished Lecturer in Endocrine Surgery. After Dr. Gilbert’s lecture, the AAES Foundation Chairman, Dr. Thompson, along with Dr. Gilbert, presented Orlo and Carol Clark with a plaque in their name honoring the occasion.
Dr. Clark has inspired many surgeons over several decades. Donations to the AAES Foundation will help support future speakers to the Orlo and Carol Clark Distinguished Lecturer in Endocrine Surgery at the Annual Conference.
Photo: Dr. Jack Gilbert and Dr. Geoffrey Thompson, present Dr. Orlo and Carol Clark a plaque signifying the lectureship named in their honor.
New ThyCa Research Award Presented at AAES Annual Meeting
At the 2017 AAES Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the AAES Foundation presented the new ThyCa research award to Melissa Wilson of Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine.
The ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association Award for Thyroid Cancer Research is a $20,000 grant developed by the generous support of ThyCa to promote and support thyroid cancer research by AAES members. ThyCa is a national non-profit organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health professionals, dedicated to education, communication, support, awareness for early detection, and thyroid cancer research fundraising and research grants.
Congratulations again to Melissa Wilson!
About AAES Foundation
The purpose of the AAES Foundation is to promote research and education in the field of Endocrine Surgery, to advance the science and art of endocrine surgery and to maintain the highest standards in clinical practice.
Along with the AAES Foundation, the Paul LoGerfo Fund will broaden the scope of grants available for research and education. A gift to the Foundation will assist to enrich and extend the horizons of endocrine surgery with annual grants awarded to applicants who share our purpose. We encourage each member to donate at least $1,000 during the course of membership. Please also remember to leave a research legacy by including the AAES Foundation in your updated estate plans.
The AAES Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization and donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to US Citizens to extent allowed by law. Please consult with your tax advisor for tax deductibility questions.
Donate today and join your colleagues in supporting endocrine surgery research and education.