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Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence – once only found in a Steven Spielberg movie – is being adapted by the healthcare industry more and more from improving diabetes outcomes to reducing unnecessary thyroid surgeries. As these technologies improve, clinicians will soon have yet another ally to individualize patient care. Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Those very phrases stir up...
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Call for Nominations: FNIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists

The Foundation for the NIH (FNIH) has opened nominations for the 2nd Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists. This annual prize and $10,000 honorarium presented by the FNIH recognizes the outstanding contributions of early career clinician-scientists in the United States whose work has the potential to or has led to innovations in patient care. The FNIH will...
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Advocacy in Action: EDCs, Physician Payment, and More

capitolhill Here is a quick run down of major issues being discussed by policymakers from an endocrine perspective and the Society’s current advocacy work. Let us know if you would like additional information or have any questions. What’s Happening in Washington SOTU & Trump Health Priorities – President Donald Trump gave his annual State of the Union (SOTU)...
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Remembering Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, MD, PhD

Bourguignon, Jean Pierre Our mentor and colleague, professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, University of Liege, died January 30, 2019, less than two years after he was diagnosed with cancer, leaving a stark void in the world of international endocrinology. Jean-Pierre was a pediatric endocrinologist and pioneer in translational research regarding the role the endocrine system has on the brain of...
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ENDO Preview: Transgender Basics and Beyond

Stephen M. Rosenthal, MD; Micol S. Rothman, MD; and Joshua D. Safer, MD, FACP, talk to Endocrine News about their ENDO 2019 Meet-The-Professor session on treating transgender patients and how they hope to further educate endocrinologists who are more likely than ever before to encounter these types of cases. ENDO 2019 is next month, and...