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Mind the Gap: Health Services Research

Frustrated by the gaps she saw between theoretical and actual patient outcomes, Varsha Vimalananda, MD, MPH, decided to pursue a career in health services research, which looks at quality, access, and costs of healthcare, and may even help endocrinologists lead the way for measuring and improving how endocrine care is delivered. During her clinical training,...
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: Helen Hobbs, MD

Helen Hobbs Helen Hobbs, MD Gerald D. Aurbach Award for Outstanding Translational Research Helen H. Hobbs, MD, received her clinical training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center. After completing her endocrinology training and post-doctoral fellowship with Drs. Joseph Goldstein and Michael Brown, she joined the UTSW faculty, rising through the...
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: Ian D. Hay, MD, PhD

Ian Hay Ian D. Hay, MD, PhD Outstanding Scholarly Physician Award Ian D. Hay has made enormous contributions to clinical endocrinology as a scholarly physician through his work on outcome prediction and clarifying effective management of patients with low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma (LRPTC). His 1986 study of PTC patients treated from 1946 to 1970 set the standard...
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: James W. Findling, MD

James Findling James W. Findling, MD Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award James (Jay) Findling has been in clinical endocrinology practice in Milwaukee, Wisc., for over t30 years. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University Medical School, he did his internal medicine training at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and his endocrinology fellowship at...
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: Kenneth Burman, MD

Kenneth Burman Kenneth Burman, MD Outstanding Educator Award Kenneth Burman is the chief of endocrinology at Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) and the director of the Integrated Endocrine Training Program at Medstar Georgetown University/MWHC. He has educated more than 140 endocrinologists. He has a special passion for endocrinology. Passion drives the human spirit, which in turn results...
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The Art of Scientific Storytelling

corbinheadshot When you spend the majority of your life at the bench, you might sometimes forget how to tell your story so that you can spend even more time at the bench through grants and papers. Here is a look at what steps you can take to present your research in a dynamic and impactful manner....
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: Edward Brown, MD

Edward Brown Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award    Edward Brown is one of the world’s leading biomedical scientists. His brilliant career exemplifies what all investigators aspire to, but rarely achieve. The elegance of his logic and the innovative approaches he applied in his quest to delineate calcium-induced parathyroid cell signaling, clone the calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) cDNA, and...
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Meet the 2019 Laureates: Wiebke Arlt, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci

Wiebke Arlt Outstanding Clinical Investigator Award  Wiebke Arlt is the William Withering Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham, UK, and an outstanding clinician scientist. Trained by Bruno Allolio, Walter Miller, and myself, she has made several seminal contributions to the field of endocrinology. Firstly, she identified the importance of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in women and in a...