Call for Nominations: The Endocrine Society's Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

November 17, 2015

Contact: Aaron Lohr
Chief Communications Officer
Phone: 202.971.3654
alohr@endocrine.org
Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
Associate Director, Communications and Media Relations
Phone: 202.971.3655
jgingery@endocrine.org

Washington, DC - Health and science journalists can now submit nominations for the Endocrine Society’s ninth annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism.

The award recognizes outstanding reporting that enhances public understanding of health issues pertaining to the field of endocrinology. Past winners have been recognized for coverage of topics including treatments for menopausal symptoms, endocrine-disrupting chemicals and vitamin D.

The winner will be recognized during an awards reception in April at ENDO 2016: The Endocrine Society’s 98th Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston, MA. The award recipient also will receive complimentary travel and hotel accommodations to attend the annual meeting.

The award is open to all credentialed journalists in print (both “hard copy” and electronic) or broadcast. Candidates can self-nominate or be nominated by someone else. Only one nomination is permitted for each nominee. Submissions can include any work first published between December 1, 2014 and November 30, 2015.

Weight will be given to entries that contribute to the public understanding of endocrinology and demonstrate thorough research, accurate reporting and originality.

Nomination forms, eligibility and submission requirements can be found at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award.To apply, please submit the completed nomination form and a digital copy of the article/work, whether published or taped, at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award. Submissions also can be emailed to media@endocrine.org.

Submissions must be received by December 7, 2015.

For more information, please contact:
Jenni Glenn Gingery
Endocrine Society
2055 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
jgingery@endocrine.org

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