On May 5, during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology’s (AACE) 32nd Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, Sina Jasim, MD received the AACE Rising Star in Endocrinology Award.
The prestigious award nationally recognizes member individuals who are within ten years of completing their endocrine fellowship and have demonstrated actionable outcomes in outstanding leadership, teamwork or innovation, in support of AACE’s mission to elevate clinical endocrinology for global health through contributions in patient care, scientific endeavor and education.
I am honored to receive this recognition. I would not have made it without the support of my division, colleagues and mentors throughout my career.Sina Jasim, MD
Dr. Jasim obtained her master’s degree in public health, with a focus in epidemiology, as a Fullbright Scholar at Saint Louis University. She also completed endocrine clinical training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, as well as a Postdoctoral fellowship in cancer genetics at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.
As an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, her clinical and research interests focus on thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and endocrine neoplasia with a focus on MEN syndromes and adrenal tumors. There, Dr. Jasim is also a mentor to residents and fellows as part of her core faculty role in the endocrine fellowship program.
Dr. Jasim has served on multiple national committees, such as for the American Thyroid Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology since 2017; including Clinical Practice Guidelines, Education, and Annual Meeting planning committees. Additionally, she served as AACE Thyroid Disease State Network Chair from 2020 to 2021. Dr. Jasim is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the ACCR – AACE Clinical Case Reports journal since 2021.
Congratulations to Dr. Jasim on receiving this incredible award for her outstanding and ongoing contributions in the endocrinology field!