AACE H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award

2019 Winner

Daniel S. Duick, MD, FACP, MACE, ECNU

Daniel S. Duick, MD, FACP, MACE, ECNU

Daniel S. Duick, MD, FACP, MACE, ECNU joined the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in 1995, served as a board member beginning in 1997, served on numerous committees, and was elected president of AACE in 2008-2009.   

Dr. Duick’s research career and publications focused on thyroid disorders, including hormone metabolism, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer.  Dr. H. Jack Baskin and Dr. Duick developed the first thyroid ultrasound CME programs in the mid-1990s, and over time these became AACE’s basic, advanced, and thyroid cancer programs. Doctor Duick, in conjunction with Dr. Baskin, members of AACE’s thyroid community, and the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine, piloted the development of the Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) program which became the nationally recognized certifying and accrediting program for the performance of endocrine neck ultrasonography for physicians.  He is a member of the American Thyroid Association, Endocrine Society, American Medical Association, Arizona Medical Association and other national and international societies and organizations.

Dr. Duick was born in Chicago and grew up in Skokie, Illinois where he received his primary and secondary education. He attended Loyola University in Chicago and the University of South Dakota, graduating from the latter with a BS and MS degree in Biologic Sciences.  He graduated from Northwest University Medical school and performed an internal medicine internship at USC - Los Angeles County Hospital.  He completed his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center bring 2 years of active duty in the Army at Fort Ord, California. During the latter service time, he attained Board Certification in Internal Medicine and also subspecialty Board Certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He returned to USC - Los Angeles County Hospital for an additional year in endocrine research training and thereafter joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in a mix clinical endocrinology and endocrine research position and served as Assistant Professor of Medicine.  Six years later he moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he served as the Director of Internal Medicine, Residency Training Program for 12 years at Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and was a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Arizona.  Dr. Duick then entered into private practice, initially in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, where he served as Chief of Medicine at Southeast Missouri Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of southern Illinois School of Medicine.  He subsequently returned to Phoenix and joined Endocrinology Associates, PA in private practice and is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona.