UAMS Physician Named Fellow of American College of Endocrinology

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LITTLE ROCK — Brendan C. Stack, M.D., vice chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was named a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology April 29 at the 2006 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in Chicago.


Stack, a surgeon who specializes in surgery for thyroid and parathyroid disorders, also is director of the UAMS divisions of Head and Neck Oncology and Clinical Research.


Designation as a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology means an endocrinologist has achieved a level of training and experience consistent with the high standards established and adopted by the clinical endocrinology specialty. More than 70 endocrinologists from the United States and other countries were inducted during the ceremony.


AACE is an international professional medical association with more than 5,300 members throughout the United States and more than 85 foreign countries.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, five centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,320 students and 690 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 9,300 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $4.5 billion a year. For more information, visit