Overview:The Society for Endocrinology is the major British society representing scientists, clinicians and nurses who work with hormones
Founded in 1946 to promote the advance of endocrinology, the Society currently has over 2000 members and is increasing its size and range of activities rapidly. Membership is open to anyone anywhere in the world working in an endocrine-related field, at any stage of their career.
The Society's aims:
- To advance scientific and clinical education and research in endocrinology for the public benefit.
- To educate and inform the public on all aspects of endocrinology.
- To attract good young scientists, doctors and nurses into endocrinology and to retain them in the discipline, in order to improve science and medicine for the public benefit.
- To raise the profile and be the voice of endocrinology in the UK.
- To promote and support endocrinology worldwide and to foster a sense of community, including working in collaboration with other international organisations.
The Society also runs a public information website called You & Your Hormones: www.yourhormones.info