A Look at a Post-Midterms To-Do List for Congress

Following the mid-term congressional elections, the legislative back burner is packed with a long list of things that Democratic leadership hope to achieve during the “lame duck” session once some steam is let out from the mid-term elections’ political pressure cooker. The idea being that once control of each chamber is settled by voters, winners...

Endocrine Society Urges Congress to Avert Proposed Medicare Physician Payment Cuts

On July 7, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the annual Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. This rule outlines the agency’s proposed payment and quality program policies for the upcoming year. This year’s rule proposes several important policy changes including allowing data collection on important telehealth services provided during the...

Endocrine Society Advances Key Priorities at AMA Annual Meeting

On June 10 – 15, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates met to establish policy positions on topics of importance to healthcare providers and patients. Endocrine Society delegates Amanda Bell, MD, and Palak Choksi, MD, successfully advocated for several of our key policy priorities, including insulin affordability, obesity, women’s health, climate change, and...

Endocrine Society Advises EU Policymakers on Chemicals Strategy 

As part of our global advocacy for science-based policies to reduce exposure to harmful endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), the Endocrine Society has a seat on an advisory body to the European Commission on the implementation of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS). On May 18, members of the advisory met in Brussels, Belgium, to adopt a...

The Endocrine Society is Advocating for You 

Learn more about our advocacy and how you can get involved Today’s political environment is partisan, turbulent, and hard to navigate. Despite this challenge, the Endocrine Society works with the U.S. Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and global policymakers to influence the legislative and regulatory policies affecting endocrine-related research and practice. We advocate for...

Endocrinology Advocacy

Not all topics of relevance to endocrinologists are about specific conditions and diseases. Sometimes, doctors need information about changes in the medical field or the field of endocrinology. Changes to medical insurance legislation, drug trial regulations and even patient privacy legislation all impact a practitioner’s way of doing business and practicing medicine. Yet keeping track of these details is not always easy. That’s why Endocrine News has organized articles and news pieces on these topics into this advocacy page. Here, practitioners can find the information gathered by the Endocrine Society, a leading endocrinology advocacy organization, conveniently in one location.

Important Advocacy Information From the Endocrine Society

As an endocrinology advocacy organization, the Endocrine Society is constantly working to advocate for endocrinologists and their patients, both in the government and in various research centers across the country. Here on Endocrine News, you can stay informed about these efforts and their results, so you are well aware of what changes may be coming that affect your practice. This is an invaluable resource for doctors who wish to spend their time focusing on their patients, rather than advocating for their practices, but also wish to stay informed about what is happening in the field.

Both Clinical and Research Advocacy Information

On the Advocacy page, Endocrine News provides advocacy information relevant to both those in the research field and those practicing on a clinical level. Stay up to date with the activities of the Endocrine Society, learn more about the legislation that affects your work, and see highlights of leading researchers who are pioneering not only advances in the practice but also advocacy for endocrinology as a field. By utilizing the resources on the Advocacy page, you will be better equipped to meet the needs of your patients while staying abreast on the changes affecting the industry.