Washington, DC—The Endocrine Society is extending the deadline to enter the eighth annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism.
Journalists have until Friday, December 12 to enter this year’s competition. The award recognizes outstanding reporting that enhances public understanding of health issues pertaining to the field of endocrinology.
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 March 1, 2014 and November 30, 2014.
Weight will be given to entries that contribute to the public understanding of endocrinology and demonstrate thorough research, accurate reporting and originality.
The honor consists of an award to be presented in March at ENDO 2015: The Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA. The award recipient also will receive complimentary travel and hotel accommodations to attend the annual meeting.
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 18,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 122 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Washington, DC. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.