Susan (Sue) L. Samson, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Endocrinologist

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Susan L. Samson, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, FACE, is originally from Canada and completed her medical degree at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) and Internal Medicine (Chief Resident) training in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. She completed her Endocrinology fellowship in the Baylor College of Medicine/MD Anderson Cancer Center joint program and remained at BCM as faculty. She recently joined Mayo Clinic in Florida as a senior associate consultant. Dr. Samson's particular clinical interests are functional pituitary tumors including those causing Cushing's disease and acromegaly. Dr. Samson has been a site principal investigator as well as international steering chair for multinational clinical trials in pituitary disorders and has been an internationally invited speaker and a participant in consensus meetings for acromegaly, Cushing's and growth hormone deficiency. As an educator, she has dedicated many years to the training future endocrinologists and overall Dr. Samson trained over 60 fellows during her time as associate program director and program director. Dr. Samson's contributions have been recognized with the Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, the Rising Star Award and Woman of Excellence Award at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Samson is nationally and internationally engaged in several organizations:

  • Secretary, Executive Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education Milestones 2.0 Work Group for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Longitudinal Assessment Approval Committee, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  • Endocrine Society, committee member
  • Pituitary Society, committee member

Susan L. Samson, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC FACE specializes in a patient-centered and personalized approach to the diagnosis and management of pituitary disorders:

  • Pituitary tumors
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Acromegaly
  • Cushing's syndrome and disease
  • Prolactinomas
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Pituitary cysts
  • Pituitary infiltration and inflammation
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Jacksonville, Florida

  1. 2005
    Clinical Fellowship - Endocrinology, Diabetes and MetabolismBaylor College of Medicine
  2. 2003
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Calgary
  3. 2003
    Residency - Internal MedicineUniversity of Calgary
  4. 2000
    MDQueen's University

Certifications

  1. 2005
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2004
    Internal MedicineRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Woman of Excellence AwardBaylor College of Medicine
  2. 2020
    Rattray Scholarship (highest standing in Family Medicine preceptorship)Queen's University
  3. 2020
    Medical Student Achievement AwardEndocrine Society
  4. 2016
    Fellowship Teacher of the YearHarris Health System
  5. 2014
    Rising Star AwardBaylor College of Medicine
  6. 2011
    Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and EvaluationBaylor College of Medicine
  7. 2011
    Academy of Distinguished EducatorsBaylor College of Medicine
  8. 2010
    Fellowship Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by vote of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical FellowsBaylor College of Medicine
  9. 2010
    Fellow (FACE)American College of Endocrinology
  10. 2009
    Fellowship Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by vote of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical FellowsBaylor College of Medicine
  11. 2008
    Fellowship Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by vote of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical FellowsBaylor College of Medicine
  12. 2008
    Fellowship Merit Award for “Dedication and Selfless Contributions to our Fellowship Program”Baylor College of Medicine
  13. 2007
    Fellowship Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by vote of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical FellowsBaylor College of Medicine
  14. 2006
    Fellowship Teaching Excellence Award, awarded by vote of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinical FellowsBaylor College of Medicine
  15. 2006
    Fellow (FRCPC) in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and MetabolismRoyal College of Physicians of Canada
  16. 2004
    Research Fellowship Award (grant ranked #2 in Canada among applicants)Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  17. 2004
    Fellow (FRCPC) in Internal MedicineRoyal College of Physicians of Canada
  18. 1999
    Canada Millennium ScholarshipCanada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
  19. 1998
    Medical Research Council of Canada Summer Studentship, Department of PathologyQueen's University
  20. 1997
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Summer Studentship, Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Calgary
  21. 1992
    Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year, Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Calgary
  22. 1992
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Graduate Studentship, Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Calgary
  23. 1990
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Summer Studentship, Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Calgary
  24. 1986
    Alexander Rutherford ScholarshipUniversity of Calgary
  25. 1986
    University of Calgary Matriculation AwardUniversity of Calgary

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    SecretaryExecutive Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  2. 2020
    MemberEndocrine University Year 1, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberEndocirnology, Longitudinal Assessment Approval Committee, American Board of Internal Medicine
  4. 2019 - 2020
    MemberAdvanced Course for Fellows Planning Committee, Baylor College of Medicine
  5. 2019 - 2020
    Secretary-TreasurerAssociation of Program Directors of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (APDEM)
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberEndocrinology Milestones 2.0, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberResidency Curriculum, The Endocrine Society
  8. 2018 - 2020
    Secretary/TreasurerTexas Chapter, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  9. 2018 - 2019
    Council MemberAssociation of Program Directors of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (APDEM)
  10. 2018 - 2019
    ChairAnnual Congress Annual Program Steering Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  11. 2018 - 2019
    Vice ChairEndocrine University Committee, American College of Endocrinology
  12. 2018
    ReviewerAbstract Committee for Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society
  13. 2018 - present
    MemberEducation Oversight Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  14. 2017 - 2018
    MemberTask Force on Aging, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  15. 2017 - 2018
    Vice ChairNational Congress Annual Program Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberItem Writing Task Force, American Board of Internal Medicine
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberCommittee for Professional Education, The Pituitary Society
  18. 2017 - present
    MemberExpert Group on Pituitary Tumors (re: Pituitary Tumor Centers of Excellence), The Pituitary Society
  19. 2016 - 2020
    Executive Committee MemberNational Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  20. 2016 - 2018
    MemberMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Board of Internal Medicine
  21. 2016 - 2018
    MemberFellowship Travel Grant Committee, American College of Endocrinology
  22. 2016 - 2018
    MemberTask Force for the Development of an AACE Women's Leadership Project, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  23. 2016 - 2018
    Secretary/TreasurerTexas Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  24. 2016 - 2017
    MemberTask Force to Evaluate the Creation of an AACE Patient Registry, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  25. 2016 - 2017
    MemberEndocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Self-Assessment Committee, American Board of Internal Medicine
  26. 2015 - 2020
    MemberAssociation of Program Directors of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (APDEM)
  27. 2015 - 2017
    MemberFinance Committee, American College of Endocrinology
  28. 2014
    ModeratorPoster Tour, American Diabetes Association
  29. 2013 - 2019
    MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, Texas Chapter, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  30. 2013 - 2014
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerDiabetes U.K.
  31. 2013 - 2014
    ReviewerAbstract Committee, American Diabetes Association
  32. 2013 - 2014
    Co-DirectorAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, Texas Chapter, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  33. 2012 - 2020
    MemberAssociation of Specialty Professors
  34. 2012 - 2018
    MemberAbstract and Awards Subcommittee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  35. 2012 - 2015
    MemberFellowship Training Support Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  36. 2012 - 2013
    MemberAnnual Congress Annual Program Steering Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  37. 2012
    ReviewerAbstract Committee for Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society
  38. 2011 - present
    MemberNeuroendocrine and Pituitary Scientific Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  39. 2010 - 2015
    Poster JudgeHousestaff Research Symposium, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  40. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Endocrinology
  41. 2010 - present
    MemberPituitary Network Association
  42. 2009 - present
    MemberThe Pituitary Society
  43. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Diabetes Association
  44. 2006 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Physicians of Canada
  45. 2004 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Physicians of Canada
  46. 2004 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Physicians of Canada
  47. 2004 - present
    MemberWomen in Endocrinology
  48. 2003 - present
    Committee MemberEndocrine Society
  49. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  50. 2000 - present
    MemberThe Endocrine Society