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Issue 126 Winter 2017

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UPDATES AT THE ENDOCRINOLOGIST

The current Editor Tony Coll completes his term of office at the end of 2017. We are very grateful for his excellent work over the past 2 years. We look forward to working with Amir Sam as our new Editor, and Helen Simpson as our new Associate Editor from January 2018. Kim Jonas also completes her term on the Editorial Board at the end of 2017, and we thank her for her great work on the magazine.

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP YET?

Don’t let your membership lapse or you could miss out on great Society member benefits. Society member benefits are designed to help keep you at the forefront of endocrinology. A variety of funding and training opportunities are available, as well as discounts and free subscriptions for journals. Plus, new for 2018, members receive a 40% discount on Open Access publishing in Endocrine Connections. Log in to the members’ area now to renew online and click here to find out more.

EARLY CAREER PRIZE LECTURES 2018: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstracts are invited by 30 April from Clinicians-in-Training and Scientists-in-Training who wish to be considered for the Society’s Early Career Prize Lectureships. The winners will receive a £750 honorarium, and will present their abstracts at the SfE BES 2018 conference on 19–21 November in Glasgow. Full details on submission are available here

JOHN WASS IS NEW GIRFT CLINICAL LEAD

Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) is a national programme to improve medical care in the NHS by reducing unwarranted variations. We congratulate John Wass (Oxford), former President of the Society for Endocrinology, on his appointment as GIRFT Clinical Lead for Endocrinology. You can find out more here.

SOCIETY UPDATES

We are pleased to announce that Professor Eleanor Davies (Glasgow) and Professor Duncan Bassett (London) will be the Society’s next General Secretary and Programme Secretary. They will begin their terms of office at the next AGM.

WITH REGRET

We are very sorry to announce the deaths of Senior Members Dr Ron Fletcher and Professor John Ratcliffe.

BECOME A SOCIETY MEDIA AMBASSADOR

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SOCIETY CALENDAR

12 March 2018

SfE NATIONAL CLINICAL CASES MEETING

London

16–17 April 2018

ENDOCRINE NURSE UPDATE

Birmingham

16–18 April 2018

CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

Birmingham

16–18 April 2018

CLINICAL UPDATE

Birmingham

19–21 November 2018

SfE BES CONFERENCE

Glasgow

SOCIETY SUPPORTED EVENTS

1 February 2018

OBESITY UPDATE

London, UK

27 February–2 March 2018

NUCLEAR RECEPTORS: NEW ROLES FOR NUCLEAR RECEPTORS IN DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH AND DISEASE

Cancun, Mexico

GRANT AND PRIZE DEADLINES

14 March 2018

SUMMER STUDENTSHIPS

28 March 2018

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT GRANTS

11 April 2018

REGIONAL CLINICAL CASES MEETING GRANTS

25 April 2018

PRACTICAL SKILLS GRANTS

30 May 2018

THEMED SCIENTIFIC MEETING GRANT




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