Newswise — Chevy Chase, MD— The Endocrine Society is calling for nominations for the sixth annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism. 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” 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 5, 2012 and February 29, 2013.
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 June at ENDO 2013: The 95th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Francisco, CA. The award recipient will also receive complimentary travel and hotel accommodations to attend the annual meeting.
Nomination forms, eligibility and submission requirements can be found at http://www.endo-society.org/media/Journalism-Award.cfm. To apply, please submit the completed nomination form and three copies of the article/work, whether published or taped, to:
The Endocrine Society
8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste. 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Submissions must be received by March 8, 2013.
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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 16,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied, and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society is based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endo-society.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.