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Endocrine Society Opposes Trump’s Budget Cuts to Public Health, Research

The Endocrine Society warned that the president’s proposal to slash $7.16 billion, or more than a fifth, of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) budget, and $1.2 billion from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would hinder progress toward needed medical treatments and advances in public health and disease prevention. President Trump released...
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Congress Passes FY 2017 Funding with $2 Billion NIH Increase

By April 27, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed legislation to keep the government funded through September 30, 2017 and it included a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This was one of the Endocrine Society’s top advocacy priorities as grant funding for our member researchers was...
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Urge Your Congressman to Vote No on Stripping Pre-existing Condition Protections

Join the Endocrine Society in advocating to protect people with pre-existing conditions and the millions who stand to lose their healthcare coverage. Republicans in the House of Representatives continue to work to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. They have proposed changes that would make their flawed...
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Taking It to the Streets: On the Scene for the March for Science

Science_March_37 On Saturday April 22, hundreds of thousands of people around the world took to the streets to show their support for scientific research in the March for Science. The Endocrine Society was not only a sponsor but an avid participant as members and staffers alike raised their voices – and often humorous signs – to...
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April 22 March for Science Preview: Q&A with Joanna Spencer-Segal

MfS_Logo_from_Postcard On April 22, the largest rally in support of science ever – the March for Science – will take place in Washington, D.C., and simultaneously in more than 400 cities across the U.S. and the world. Hundreds of thousands of scientists and science advocates will come together with one voice to call for support for...
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Endocrine Society & 86 Organizations Call on Congress to Protect Medicaid

The Endocrine Society is one of 87 organizations that issued a letter today calling on Congress to take a hard look at the likely significant and life-threatening consequences of the American Health Care Act on millions of patients. The organizations represent Americans with complex health needs who rely on Medicaid for access to care, prevention,...
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Special Commentary: Democracy in Flux

skdey On January 28th, President Trump ordered a travel ban for all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and for all refugees for 180 days. Spontaneous protests erupted at airports and borders all over the country, particularly over detainees who held visas or green cards. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a suit...