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Endocrine Society Partners With Peruvian Consulate to Raise Diabetes Awareness

The Endocrine Society, George Washington University, and the Consulate General of Peru are partnering to educate the local expatriate and immigrant communities about diabetes. As part of Diabetes Awareness Month, the organizations will hold an outreach event and health fair at the Consular office at 1225 23rd St., NW, on November 18. The event will...
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Teresa Woodruff Hopes to Take Endocrinology “Beyond Borders”

teresa in the lab The Endocrine Society’s oldest peer-reviewed journal will get a new editor-in-chief in January. Woodruff hopes to make Endocrinology a vital resource for all science “within and beyond the borders of endocrinology.” Endocrine Society past-president Teresa Woodruff, PhD, of Northwestern University in Chicago, has had quite the past couple of months. First, she was named dean...
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Endocrine Society Reacts to Health Insurance Policy Changes

Last week President Trump made a number of announcements related to health insurance policy. First, he signed an executive order that seeks to increase competition by facilitating access to association health plans, short-term limited duration insurance products, and health reimbursement arrangements. Nothing is changing immediately; rather, the president has directed several government agencies to draft...
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Endocrine Society Concerned Over Scaling Back ACA Contraception Coverage

The Endocrine Society expressed concerns Friday with the presidential administration’s new rules that would scale back the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate. The Society called for future health reform efforts to include continued access to no-cost hormonal contraception in a position statement issued last month. The rules, which took effect Friday, allow companies to...
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Endocrine Society Announces Early Investigators Award Winners

On October 3, the Endocrine Society announced 22 new recipients for its Early Investigators Awards. The Early Investigators Awards provide monetary support to assist in the development of early career investigators and recognition of their accomplishments in areas of general endocrinology. Recipients will receive a monetary award, one-year complimentary membership to the Society, one-year complimentary...