February 3-7, 2021, Virtual Meeting

The 68th Advanced Postgraduate Course has gone virtual!

Join your colleagues and diabetes experts virtuallyFebruary 3-7, 2021to learn about cutting-edge clinical research on diabetes.

参加者的健康和安全的tmost importance to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), which is why we have made the decision to transition the 2021 Postgraduate Course from a live, in-person meeting to a virtual meeting.

Access to the Virtual Event


Registered attendees may now access the virtual event atadapostgrad2021.psav.live/app!

Enter your registration confirmation number that is noted in your registration confirmation (it begins with the letter “R” followed by 7 digits) and click Log In.

Go to ourVirtual Event FAQpage for details on how to navigate the virtual event.


General Questions for ADA:conventionoperations@www.herpmed.com

Technical Questions on the Virtual Site:mobilesolutions@psav.com

Continuing Education Questions:professionaleducation@www.herpmed.com

Registration is Open!


Don’t let time zones or your schedule hinder you from registering! All pre-recorded sessions will be released during the original scheduled times over the 5-day meeting and all registered attendees will receive unlimited access to all virtual content for 30-days after the meeting (up until March 8, 2021). You will also be able to participate in live Q&A sessions with the speakers after their presentations (during the original scheduled times).

The virtual meeting will occur over five days with four-five sessions per day allowing you to participate in the meeting while also giving you time to work or spend time with family.

Please allow up to30 minutesafter you register before trying to log in to the virtual event site.

We look forward to seeing you virtually for what promises to be an exciting and rewarding educational experience.

About the Meeting

It will cover clinical research translated into evidence-based treatment strategies to improve outcomes in your patients with diabetes. Discuss clinical cases with our world-renown faculty and take-home practical patient management tools that you can begin using immediately in your practice.

In addition to earning 20 Continuing Education hours, the sessions include:

  • The latest information on the management of diabetes and its complications.
  • Practical tips and proven strategies for improving patient care.
  • Translation of the latest diabetes research into clinical practice.


The Annual Postgraduate Course Directors develop, plan, and assess the educational content of the course to meet the needs of the Association’s diverse membership and constituencies. They provide the leadership necessary to ensure the course exceeds the quality criteria set forth by the American Diabetes Association.

Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE
Program Manager and Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDCES, FASCP, FADCES
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy
Washington State University
Spokane, WA

Gretchen A. Piatt, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Michelle D. Stancil, RN, BSN, CDCES
Manager, Diabetes Management
Prisma Health-Upstate
Greenville, SC

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDE
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Target Audience

This course is specifically designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators, and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes or who manage the complications related to the disease.

Featured Topics

  • Update on the Association’s 2021 Standards of Care
  • Diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Emerging technologies
  • Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Lifestyle therapy as a core component of weight management
  • Behavioral medicine . . . and much more!