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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...
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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...
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Endocrine Society Advocates for Increased NIH Funding

Join our online campaign to share our message with your representative and senators The U.S. Congress is currently considering funding for fiscal year (FY) 2023, which begins October 1. The Endocrine Society is urging Congress to provide $50 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for fiscal year (FY) 2023, a 7.9% increase from...
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Advocacy Season for NIH Funding Officially Begins

While 2022 is only a few months old, on Capitol Hill the appropriations cycle for fiscal year (FY) 2023 is well and truly underway and the Endocrine Society has quickly shifted gears and developed our 2023 funding requests for the NIH and other critical public health agencies. In March, the Biden Administration kicked off the...
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Endocrine Society Members Advocate for Insulin Affordability, Diabetes Prevention, Diabetes Research

The Endocrine Society conducted a Hill Day over April 26, 27, and 28, where we brought together nearly 55 member clinicians, clinical researchers, and basic scientists from 25 states to meet with their Congressional representatives and discuss issues related to diabetes treatment, prevention, and research. Continuing security restrictions on Capitol Hill required that our meetings...
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Final Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Legislation Passed with Increase for NIH, CDC, and Other Programs 

Following intense negotiations, in March the House and Senate finally passed an appropriations package that funded the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, which technically began October 1, 2021. The $1.5-trillion package received bipartisan support and follows months of advocacy by the Endocrine Society with increased funding for our priorities. The bill includes several important...