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Meet New Endocrine Society President Ursula B. Kaiser, MD

UrsulaKaiserHeadshotENDO2022 The Endocrine Society is pleased to welcome its president for 2022 – 2023, Ursula B. Kaiser, MD, who took office during ENDO 2022 in Atlanta, Ga. A physician-scientist, Kaiser is chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension; George W. Thorn, MD, Distinguished Chair in Endocrinology; and director of the Brigham Research Institute at...
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A Look Back at an Unforgettable Term

Version 2 Although my presidential term has been 15 months, instead of the typical 12 months (due to ENDO moving from March to June this year), I have to say that this year has flown by. And I couldn’t be prouder and more pleased with how we have created opportunities out of challenges and how we have...
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Introducing JCEM Case Reports and its Inaugural Editor-in-Chief

Version 2 The publication of peer-reviewed journals is an integral part of the Endocrine Society’s mission to unite, lead, and grow the global community of researchers, educators, and practitioners in endocrinology. This is an endeavor that can only be accomplished when that same community — our community — vigorously participates in the Society’s journals as authors, editors,...
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Member EDC Expertise Makes an International Impact

Version 2 A longstanding priority of the Endocrine Society is to advance science-based regulatory policies that minimize harms from endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and I have been so proud seeing how our members’ work in the European Union (EU) has enabled policy makers to make better decisions using scientific information. For several years now, our EU EDC Task...
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Renewing Our Commitment to Patient Engagement

Version 2 We are redoubling our efforts to reach underserved communities by revitalizing our patient engagement initiative. Through our clinical work and research, we are well aware that health disparities have a significant impact on individuals with diabetes and other endocrine conditions. As a community, we are determined to do all we can to break down those...
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Awards Abound for Our Early-Career Endocrinologists

Version 2 As president of the Endocrine Society, I understand the challenges in career advancement faced by medical and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, junior faculty, or early-career investigators, especially as you consider a future in endocrinology. No matter your future position (i.e., basic or clinical research, clinical practice, etc.), funding and recognition are critical to...
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Celebrating Success in a Challenging Year

Version 2 It is hard to believe that another year has gone by in this new world of virtual meetings and remote interactions. Although it is far from optimal and most of us miss the personal, face-to-face interactions, I must say that we have made the best out of this situation. Despite the ongoing pandemic, we have...