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Endocrine Society Condemns Administration Rule that Would Weaken Healthcare Protections for Transgender People

The Endocrine Society expressed major opposition to a rule proposed today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that would jeopardize transgender individuals’ access to healthcare. The proposed regulation would weaken the previous administration’s definition of “sex discrimination” to remove protections for gender identity. Patients could be turned away or denied medical care...
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ENDO 2019: Teresa Woodruff Charts the History of Reproductive Transplants in Sawin Lecture

teresa in the lab The 2019 Delbert A. Fisher Award recipient is Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, dean of The Graduate School and Chief of Reproductive Biology Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Each year, the Delbert A. Fisher Research Scholar Award provides a $2,000 honorarium to a scholar demonstrating exceptional work in...
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Endocrine Society Congratulates 2019 Early Investigators Award Winners

The Endocrine Society has selected five recipients for its Early Investigators Awards.   The Early Investigators Awards were established to assist in the development of early career investigators and to provide greater recognition of their accomplishments in endocrine-related research.  “One of the biggest challenges endocrine fellows and junior faculty face is gaining recognition and obtaining access to the resources they need for professional development,”...
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ENDO 2019 News: Treating Diabetes in Older Adults Requires Simpler Medication Regimens, Looser Glycemic Targets

Endocrine Society’s Clinical Practice Guideline offers diagnosis and treatment recommendations Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. The Society debuted the guideline during a press conference on the opening day of ENDO...
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March 2019: Women in Endocrinology

Gender inequality persists in all sectors of society, including science and medicine disciplines. While female clinicians and researchers are increasing in number[1], they remain underrepresented in scholarly publications and academic positions[2]. Although nearly 50% of medical school graduates are women, they continue to hold fewer senior academic positions and tenured faculty posts than their male...
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Endocrine Society Celebrates International Women’s Day with Special Thematic Issue

Women in Endocrinology Collection is part of a larger effort to advance underrepresented women in endocrinology The Endocrine Society is commemorating International Women’s day with its March 2019 Woman in Endocrinology Collection, a special online thematic issue of peer-reviewed journal articles. Women now make up nearly one-half of United States medical school graduates, up from...