Call for Nominations: The Endocrine Society’s Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Released: 28-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST
Source Newsroom: Endocrine Society
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Newswise — Chevy Chase, MD—The Endocrine Society is calling for nominations for the seventh 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 copy” 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 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014.

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 ICE/ENDO 2014: The Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting & Expo in Chicago, IL. ENDO 2014 is being held jointly with the 16th International Congress of Endocrinology. The award recipient also will receive complimentary travel and hotel accommodations to attend the annual meeting.

Nomination forms, eligibility and submission requirements can be found at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award.To apply, please submit the completed nomination form and a digital copy of the article/work, whether published or taped, at https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/journalism-award. Submissions also can be emailed to media@endocrine.org.

Submissions must be received by March 7, 2014.

For more information, please contact:
Aaron Lohr
The Endocrine Society
8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste. 900
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
alohr@endocrine.org

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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 17,000 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.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/EndoMedia.


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