Patient case study: Management of hypopituitarism during the transition period to adulthood

This case study module, led by program director Beverly MK Biller, follows a young adult previously diagnosed with childhood-onset GHD who halted GH replacement therapy, and focusses on how to recognize and manage these patients in clinical practice.

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In support of improving patient care, this activity is accredited by HMP Education for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the completion of 3 case studies. Should you wish to claim credits for this activity, please select “yes” in the question below and download your certificate. Should you simply wish to provide us with valuable feedback, please select “no” in the question below and submit your feedback.

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Faculty

Program Chair

Beverly MK Biller

Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS), USA

Faculty member in the Neuroendocrine & Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dr. Biller is Program Director of the Clinical Fellowship in Adult Endocrinology and Metabolism at MGH. She also directs the annual HMS & MGH Continuing Medical Education course “Clinical Endocrinology” that welcomes endocrinologists from around the world to Boston every Spring.

Major research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s disease, acromegaly, prolactinomas, and growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in adults. Dr. Biller has published original research in many peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored clinical guidelines regarding Cushing’s disease for the Endocrine and Pituitary Societies, on pituitary adenomas in pregnancy for the European Society of Endocrinology and on adult GHD for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Disclosures

Dr. Biller discloses a grant received from Ascendis, consulting/Honoraria from Merck Serono and consulting honoraria from Novo Nordisk.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by HMP Education and Springer Healthcare IME. HMP Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

HMP Education designates AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™ for the following activities:

Physicians

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning committee

In addition to the speaker faculty, HMP Education and Springer Healthcare IME planners and staff include Randy Robin, Rachel Goddard & Alba Ruzafa. 

Randy Robbin, Rachel Goddard and Alba Ruzafa have no financial relationships to disclose.