Priorities & Positions

Under the guidance of our members we identify and act on issues that will impact the profession of endocrinology and patients with endocrine conditions. See how you can become involved and take action.

Our policy priorities include:

nihicon Increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ensuring access to adequate, affordable healthcare
edcicon Improved regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the United States and internationally
paymenticon Realigning physician payment to recognize the value endocrinologists bring to the health care system
diabetesicon Reduction in the prevalence of diabetes and obesity
transgendericon Protecting access to care for women and transgender patients
policyicon Improved research policy
Increased awareness of the impact of climate change on endocrine health


Policy Communications

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Who We Are

For 100 years, the Endocrine Society has been at the forefront of hormone science and public health. Read about our history and how we continue to serve the endocrine community.