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Issue 132 Summer 2019

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR SOCIETY

Help shape the future of endocrinology by joining the Society’s Council or committees.

31 July is the deadline to apply or nominate a colleague for one of three vacancies on Council (starting November 2019).

13 September is the closing date for applications or nominations for places on the following Society committees (starting 1 January 2020):

  • Corporate Liaison
  • Early Career Steering Group
  • Nurse
  • Programme
  • Public Engagement
  • Science

Full details are at www.endocrinology.org/about-us/governance/council-committee-nominations.

ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS WITH ENDOCRINOLOGY

Apply for the Society’s Undergraduate Achievement Award to recognise and promote excellence in the study of endocrinology. Your department could receive £300 per year, for 3 years, to reward outstanding undergraduates for their endocrine-related studies. Applications close on 31 July 2019. Find out more at www.endocrinology.org/grants-and-awards.

VACANCY FOR TREASURER

The Society’s Treasurer, Barbara McGowan, will complete her term of office at the 2020 AGM and a Treasurer-elect will be appointed at the 2019 AGM. Nominations may be made by Council or by any two Full Members of the Society by 5 July 2019. Find out more at www.endocrinology.org/about-us/governance/council-committee-nominations.

NEW ADVICE FOR ACUTE HYPOCALCAEMIA

An addendum updates the dose advice on the Society’s clinical guidance for emergency management of acute hypocalcaemia in adults. You can read it at www.endocrinology.org/clinical-practice/clinical-guidelines.

HELP INSPIRE FUTURE ENDOCRINOLOGISTS

Apply for a Public Engagement Grant today! Funding is available for worksheets, factsheets or quizzes, short video clips or podcasts, or anything else you can think of. You could create learning resources for our You and Your Hormones website, or help schoolteachers and pupils learn about endocrinology. Visit www.endocrinology.org/grants-and-awards/grants/public-engagement-grant to find out more. Apply before 25 September 2019.

USE OF RADIOIODINE IN BENIGN THYROID DISEASE

Register now for the National Training Scheme for the Use of Radioiodine in Benign Thyroid Disease, which takes place in Birmingham on 27 June 2019. The course is essential for those seeking ARSAC (Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee) certification for iodine-131 administration in the treatment of benign thyroid disease. Further details are at www.endocrinology.org/events.

THE FUTURE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND DIABETES TRAINING

The Society has worked with Association of British Clinical Diabetologists to produce a joint position statement with recommendations for specialty training in endocrinology and diabetes. See www.endocrinology.org/clinical-practice/society-position-statements.

OUR BEST ENDOCRINE ACADEMY YET!

Thank you to all who were involved in Endocrine Academy 2019 in Birmingham. The event was a sell-out success, and we hope all delegates enjoyed this popular, essential training and networking event. Don’t miss out: register early when next year’s dates are announced.

 




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