Editor's Note: Scripps Health released the following announcement June 4, 2012.
Daniel Einhorn, MD, medical director of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, has been installed as President of the American College of Endocrinology for 2012-2013.
The American College of Endocrinology is a scientific, educational and charitable medical organization dedicated to promoting the art and science of clinical endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. The college is the premier organization advancing the care and prevention of endocrine, diabetes and metabolic disorders by providing professional education and reliable public health information, recognizing excellence in education, research and service, promoting clinical research and guiding the future of clinical endocrinology.
“Lessons learned from my colleagues and patients at Scripps have always guided me and will continue to do so.” said Dr. Einhorn.
Dr. Einhorn has devoted his practice exclusively to the care of adults with endocrine disorders, including diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, lipid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, adrenal disease, parathyroid disease and diagnostic dilemmas that may have a hormonal origin.
“People have to walk out of the office saying that this was the best medical experience they ever had. Whatever it takes to do that is what we do,” Said Dr. Einhorn. “This includes making sure that his patients have a clear understanding of their endocrine issue and what to do about it.”
In addition to serving as the medical director for the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, Dr. Einhorn is the immediate past president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He is an editor and contributor to numerous books and articles, including publications from the American Medical Association and the Royal Society of Medicine, and has been a teacher in graduate medical education throughout the world. He is most interested in training physicians regarding the value of the healing relationship between physician and patient.