Breakthroughs and Improving Care

Our members are devoted to advancing hormone research and improving public health. They leverage cutting-edge discoveries to achieve excellent care for people with hundreds of debilitating hormone-related conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, infertility, growth disorders, sleep conditions, and endocrine cancers.

We celebrate our members’ achievements with our Laureate Awards, the top honors in the field, and by featuring their work in our member spotlights. Our members are at the forefront of scientific innovation and have been awarded 10 Nobel Prizes in Physiology, Medicine, and Chemistry. The Sawin Library and Resource Center is a valuable collection of our members’ work and includes books, videos, and awards.

In Endocrine News

Five Endocrine Society Members Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Endocrine Society members Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD, Myles Brown, MD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, Mark Evers, MD, and Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health.

Endocrine Society members Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD, Myles Brown, MD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, Mark Evers, MD, and Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health.

In Endocrine News

Joy Wu Named Vice Chair of Basic Science at Stanford Department of Medicine

Joy Wu, MD, PhD, University of Stanford
Joy Wu, MD, PhD, has been appointed as vice chair, Basic and Translational Science, Department of Medicine, at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. “Physician-scientists serve a unique and valuable role in biomedical research,” Wu says. “I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity to support the amazing research being done by our faculty in the Department of Medicine, with an emphasis on diversity and team science.”

Joy Wu, MD, PhD, has been appointed as vice chair, Basic and Translational Science, Department of Medicine, at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. “Physician-scientists serve a unique and valuable role in biomedical research,” Wu says. “I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity to support the amazing research being done by our faculty in the Department of Medicine, with an emphasis on diversity and team science.”

We share our members commitment to improving science and public health and are welcome the opportunity to celebrate their achievements.

Like our membership, our leaders represent the endocrinology field’s diverse scope. Our Board of Directors and member committees and workgroups include basic and clinical researchers as well as clinicians from around the globe. They are committed to providing the highest quality care for individuals with endocrine conditions and to supporting research that will produce the cures of tomorrow. To grow the field, our officers and volunteers support the career development of every professional working in endocrinology.

Together, we work to promote optimal health by embracing advances in endocrine science, education, and care.

Researcher Spotlight

An Appetite for Research

Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the recipient of the 2020 Laureate Award for Outstanding Research. Endocrine News spoke with Dr. Maratos-Flier to learn more about her path to becoming one of the leading endocrine researchers in the country today.
Researcher Spotlight

An Appetite for Research

Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD

Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the recipient of the 2020 Laureate Award for Outstanding Research. Endocrine News spoke with Dr. Maratos-Flier to learn more about her path to becoming one of the leading endocrine researchers in the country today.

Journals

The Best of Endocrine Society Journals 2020

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

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