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.
At the Endocrine Society, we are concerned about a number of critical policy issues. Our goals are to ensure that the full body of research available is available to policy makers and to affect positive change by advocating for increased research and updated regulatory processes.
Increasing Insulin Affordability | November 2018
Insulin is a lifesaving medication for people with diabetes. However, its cost has nearly tripled in the past fifteen years
Biomedical Research Funding | July 2018
A half century of sustained investment by the United States Federal Government in biomedical research has dramatically advanced the health and improved the lives of the American people…
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals | May 2018
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are defined as: “an exogenous chemical, or mixture of chemicals, that can interfere with any aspect of hormone action”…
Richardson vs. Chicago Transit Authority | August 28, 2019
The Endocrine Society signed onto an amicus brief recognizing obesity as a disease and supporting its inclusion under the Americans with Disabilities Act’s definition of impairment.