Advocacy

August 08, 2022

The Endocrine Society influences a wide range of policies affecting endocrine-related research and practice. Read about our latest efforts in the weekly Advocacy in Action and learn how you can take action in our advocacy efforts.

 


“The Society has made it really easy to get involved in advocacy.”  
Dr. Joanna Spencer-Segal, Endocrine Society Member

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Get Involved in Endocrine Society Advocacy!

The Endocrine Society has advocacy opportunities at all levels - fill out this form to get involved in Hill Days, Congressional Briefings, and more. Want to be involved from the comfort of your own home? Join us by advocating for our policy priorities, including increasing funding for the NIH and ensuring affordable insulin for all, through our online campaigns.

Advocacy in Action

Image Endocrine Society members Drs. Teresa Woodruff (far left) and Hadine Joffe (far right) presented the importance of women's health research at a briefing on Capitol Hill along with NIH Director of the Office of Research on Women's Health, Dr. Janine A. Clayton (middle)
Image Endocrine Society members (left to right) Drs. Joshua Joseph, Shana McCormack, and Anita Bansal on Capitol Hill advocating for biomedical research funding
Image Endocrine Society member Dr. Alvin C. Powers is sworn in to testify about rising insulin prices
Image The Endocrine Society participated in the annual Rally for Medical Research to urge Congress to increase funding for the NIH and biomedical research
Image Endocrine Society members (left to right) Drs. Mario Oyola, Benson Akingbemi, Heather Patisaul and Endocrine Society staff Grace Kranstover on Capitol Hill to advocate for NIH funding
Image Endocrine Society members Dr. Maria Flesiru (in red) and Dr. Paula Amato (far right) on Capitol Hill with other Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) members
Image Endocrine Society members traveled to Brussels to meet with EU Parliamentary members to advocate for greater regulation of EDCs. From left to right - Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis, Josef Köhrle, Niels Skakkebæk, Linda Fryklund, Jenny Visser, Elizabeth Drury, Rémy Slama
Image Endocrine Society members presented a certificate of appreciation to EU Parliamentary member, Virginjus Sinkevicius for his leadership in regulating EDCs

Please join our advocacy efforts! Your voice is crucial in helping to shape healthcare and research policy around the world. Join us in engaging lawmakers in the United States and European Union:

Learn about our latest policy letters, testimony, and amicus briefs below. 

Take Action

Make Your Voice Heard

We rely on your voice to advocate for our policy priorities. Join us to show our strength as a community that cares about endocrinology. Contact your U.S representatives or European Members of Parliament through our online platform. Take action and make a difference today.

We rely on your voice to advocate for our policy priorities. Join us to show our strength as a community that cares about endocrinology. Contact your U.S representatives or European Members of Parliament through our online platform. Take action and make a difference today.

Take Action

Urge Congress to Protect NIH From Cuts in FY24

Congress is in the process of determining funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in fiscal year (FY) 2024.  This will affect all researchers who receive grant funding from NIH. To protect NIH from severe cuts, it is critical that your Representative and Senators hear from you about this issue.

Congress is in the process of determining funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in fiscal year (FY) 2024.  This will affect all researchers who receive grant funding from NIH. To protect NIH from severe cuts, it is critical that your Representative and Senators hear from you about this issue.

Grants & Funding

Research Opportunities

Research Policy
Explore resources for pursuing endocrine-related research opportunities.
Grants & Funding

Research Opportunities

Explore resources for pursuing endocrine-related research opportunities.

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

EDCs EU Newsletter

Read our newsletters covering the latest science-based information on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) for policymakers in the European Union.
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

EDCs EU Newsletter

Read our newsletters covering the latest science-based information on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) for policymakers in the European Union.

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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.