Chevy Chase, MD––The Endocrine Society, the world’s largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology, announces that the Society is moving its offices to Washington, D.C., effective February 2014. The new office space is a 34,000 square foot office condominium at 2055 L St., NW.
After nearly 11 years in Chevy Chase, the Society has purchased office space for the first time in its nearly 100 years in downtown Washington and will make the transition as its current lease ends. The move advances the Society’s strategic plan to assume a visible leadership role in significant endocrine-based public health issues, health disparities and supporting equity of care for all hormone-related disorders.
“This is a historic event for the Society, and we couldn’t be more excited to join the numerous other prominent healthcare, scientific and non-profit organizations that already make Washington, D.C. their home,” said Scott Hunt, Executive Director and CEO of The Endocrine Society. “Being in the nation’s capital shows the Society is committed to accelerating its leadership role. There is no better place to advance the Society’s advocacy agenda and lead positive change in health and science policy.”
The new office provides the Society with ample expansion space to accommodate its projected growth. In addition, a Washington, D.C. location will improve the Society’s ability to attract and retain the best talent from the entire metropolitan area.
“It’s important to make strategic investments in the future,” said Hunt. “The long-term financial aspects of this purchase are much better than leasing and will help the Society grow and expand its member services and businesses and financial resources.”
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Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world's oldest, largest, and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, The Endocrine Society's membership consists of over 16,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Together, these members represent all basic, applied, and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Chevy Chase, Md. To learn more about the Society, and the field of endocrinology, visit our web site atwww.endo-society.org.