American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional medical organization devoted to the field of clinical endocrinology. All members of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists are fully licensed physicians and a majority are board certified in Internal Medicine and sub-specialty certified in Adult or Pediatric Endocrinology. Members of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists are recognized clinicians and educators, many of them whom are affiliated with medical schools and universities.

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the US's main non-profit organisation providing diabetes research information and advocacy.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
The ASRM is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine and biology. The Society promotes the study of reproduction and reproductive disorders. Provides information for patients, professionals and the media.

American Thyroid Association
The American Thyroid Association, is a professional society of physicians and scientists dedicated to research and treatment of thyroid pathophysiology. In 75 years the Association has grown from 30 founding members to over 700. Members are primarily from North America, but also from Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and South America.

Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)
ASME is a membership organisation and doctors and medical educators from any specialty and level are invited to join. ASME is unique in that it draws its members from all areas of medical education - undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing - and from all specialties. It has a function as a forum for debate and exchange of information, and is building on its contacts in medicine and teaching in the UK and among other networks, to promote knowledge and expertise in medical education.

Association for the Study of Obesity
UK's only organisation dedicated to the study of obesity. The site is also a gateway for the Obesity Resource and Information Centre (ORIC) website with background information on obesity for the media.

Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD)
ABCD is a professional organisation committed to the preservation and support of diabetes specialist care services.

Biochemical Society
The Biochemical Society has been serving biochemistry and biochemists since 1911. An international membership puts you in touch with some nine thousand members world-wide. Anyone interested in biochemistry can join and may take advantage of the benefits offered by the Society which include meetings, training, grants and publications.

Bone Research Society
This is the oldest and largest scientific society in Europe that is dedicated to further research into clinical and basic science problems related to mineralised tissues. It holds meetings twice a year and attracts a wide audience from throughout the U.K. and, increasingly, from continental Europe.

British Academy of Forensic Sciences
An educational charity promoting the practice and advancement of knowledge in the field of forensic science and medicine.

British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
The British Association of Endocrine Surgeons represents 130 endocrine surgeons from Britain and further afield.

British Fertility Society
The British Fertility Society actively promotes the sharing of knowledge, further education and raising standards of practice. The Society recognises the multi-disciplinary nature of science and practice of reproductive medicine and welcomes andrologists, counsellors, embryologists, endocrinologists, nurses, and other professional groups working in this field, into its membership.

British Menopause Society
The British Menopause Society web site deals with issues about menopause, and from time to time will contain contributions by authors writing in a private capacity.

British Pharmacological Society
The BPS has, at its heart, the development and promotion of pharmacology and of those who are training and working in the field. With almost 2700 members from 60 countries around the world, we are a truly international organization.

British Society for Immunology
The British Society for Immunology (BSI) was founded to advance the science of Immunology for the benefit of the public. The BSI has over 4,200 members, of whom 3,300 are based in the United Kingdom and the remainder throughout the world. The BSI is a founder member of IUIS (The International Union of Immunological Societies) and are active members of EFIS (The European Federation of Immunological Societies).

British Society for Neuroendocrinology
The British Society for Neuroendocrinology serves to promote research and disseminate knowledge in the field of Neuroendocrinology. BSN also organise yearly meetings and other symposia.

British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
BSPED is one of the affiliated speciality groups of the British Paediatric Association. It aims to advance education in paediatric endocrinology and related subjects by promoting research and disseminating the useful results of such research. Membership is open to those actively engaged in the clinical care of children with endocrinological disorders and diabetes mellitus and to those conducting research related to those problems.

British Thyroid Association
The British Thyroid Association represents most thyroid clinicians in the UK.

Charity Commission
Regulates the administration and affairs of registered UK charities. Site gives detailed advice and policies on charitable activities, with a searchable database of UK charities.

Clinical Endocrinology Trust
The Clinical Endocrinology Trust is an independent body that utilises profits from the publication of Clinical Endocrinology to support the development of endocrinology and the education of students and specialists. Specifically monies are provided for the following activities: visiting Professors of Endocrinology to Eastern Europe; a visiting Clinical Endocrinology Trust Professor who annually visits centres throughout the UK; a Clinical Endocrinology Trust lecturer at the annual Society for Endocrinology BES meeting; travel grants to the Society for Endocrinology BES meeting; support for symposia at the Society for Endocrinology BES meeting; a research fellowship sponsored jointly with the Society for Endocrinology; travel grants for endocrinologists wishing to pick up new techniques; student vacation grants.

Danish Endocrine Society
The Danish Endocrine Society (DES) promotes clinical endocrinology and related research. The society arranges a number of meetings and cooperates with other scientific societies. Moreover, DES advises Danish Board of Health on questions related to endocrinology including medical education.

Department of Health
The Deparment of Health provides health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.

Diabetes UK
Diabetes UK is the largest charity in the UK devoted to the treatment and care of people with diabetes - to improve the quality of life for people with the condition.

Dutch Endocrine Society
The Dutch Endocrine Society, founded in 1947, has its roots in the School of professor Ernst Laqueur (1880-1947) and NV Organon (from 1928). Ever since, Endocrinology is a strong discipline in our country, and the Society is presently supported by more than 500 active members.

European Calcified Tissue Society
The European Calcified Tissue Society aims to to advance scientific knowledge of the structure and function of calcified tissues and related subjects; to promote basic and clinical research in this field and to publish and disseminate the results of such research; to foster a multidisciplinary approach and to stimulate, through meetings, symposia, study groups, lectures, seminars and other means, exchange of information and collaboration and to act as an authoritative body for the purpose of consultation in matters of public and professional interest concerning research in calcified tissues and related subjects in Europe.

European Medicines Agency
The European Medicines Agency is a decentralised agency of the European Union, located in London. The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the European Union.

European Neuroendocrine Association
The ENEA was founded in the early 1980's to promote, assist and integrate neuroendocrinology in all its aspects, both basic and clinical, throughout the European continent. It organises biennial meetings in a European centre to discuss and explore the latest research and concepts in current neuroendocrinology, and also to educate and enthuse endocrinologists in training.

European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)
ESPE was founded in 1962, when the first annual scientific meeting was held in Zurich under the Presidency of Andrea Prader. The primary aim of ESPE is to promote knowledge of paediatric endocrinology in the widest sense. Three fundamental aspects of the field, namely clinical care, education and research are actively supported to achieve this aim.

European Society of Endocrinology
The European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) has been created to promote for the public benefit research, education and clinical practice in endocrinology by the organisation of conferences, training courses and publications, by raising public awareness, liaison with national and international legislators, and by any other appropriate means.

Foundation for Science and Technology
The foundation's purpose is to provide a neutral platform for debate of policy issues that have a science, engineering or technology element.

General Medical Council
The General Medical Council or GMC registers doctors to practise medicine in the UK. Our purpose is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine.

German Endocrine Society
This is the website of the German Endocrine Society.

International Bone and Mineral Society
The mission of the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS) as a non-profit organization is to be the major international organization for promoting the generation and dissemination of knowledge of basic biology and clinical science of the skeleton and mineral metabolism.

International Neuroendocrine Federation
The International Neuroendocrine Federation aim to promote the development and advance of basic and clinical neuroendocrinology.

International Society of Endocrinology
The International Society of Endocrinology disseminates knowledge of endocrinology through - coordinating and organizing international congresses and conferences on endocrinology, by facilitating collaboration among national and international endocrine and other learned societies and qualified persons interested in endocrinology and by publication of books, reports, and other papers related thereto.

International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology
The International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) promotes and disseminates knowledge on hormones, their interactions with brain, and body processes and behavior, as well as their clinical applications.

Map of Medicine
Map of Medicine is a tool designed to improve dialogue between primary and secondary care.

Medical Research Society
The Medical Research Society is a society for all those involved in clinical and/or scientific research relating to any aspect of medicine. The Society aims to encourage and further such research by: hosting two scientific meetings each year; promoting the publication of peer-reviewed research work in the journal Clinical Science and supporting younger investigators with the annual award of the Glaxo-Wellcome Young Investigator Award.

Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCPUK)
Details of MRCPUK and Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCE).

Panhellenic Association of Endocrinologists
Professional body for Greek endocrinologists.

A new multidisciplinary society for healthcare professionals caring for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, PCOS UK will be working in partnership with Verity, and other organisations to improve the management of this very common and distressing condition. PCOS UK has been formed to focus on the need to provide educational support to improve the awareness and knowledge of PCOS and related conditions among healthcare professionals in the UK.

Royal College of Physicians London
An independent membership organisation engaged in physician development and raising standards in patient care

Royal Microscopical Society
The Royal Microscopical Society is at the forefront of new ideas and developments in microscopy and imaging, and is the only truly international microscopical society, drawing distinguished members from all over the world.

Royal Society of Medicine Endocrinology and Diabetes Section
The Royal Society of Medicine is an independent, apolitical organisation. It promotes a broad range of educational activities and information to the general medical community, and to the public at large. The Endocrinology and Diabetes section aims to promote the discussion and further the interest of all aspects of endocrinology.

Society for Experimental Biology
The Society for Experimental Biology aims to promote, and increase the influence of, Experimental Biology within the scientific community and Society by:developing the field of, and scientific careers in, experimental biology; developing education and public awareness in experimental biology;developing collaborative partnerships;maintaining transparency, ethical and environmental sensitivity in every sphere of activity;ensuring the financial viability of the Society.

Society for General Microbiology
The Society for General Microbiology is a prestigious learned society serving the interests of microbiologists worldwide. It has over 5000 members, of whom about two thirds are resident in the UK, with the remainder living in more than 60 other countries. Society members are employees of universities, research institutes, health services, government agencies and companies.

Society for Reproduction and Fertility
Membership of the society is international, covering a wide range of disciplines associated with fertility related research. Members are drawn from a variety of clinical, academic and governmental research institutions, in addition to commercial organizations.

Society for the Study of Reproduction
The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) was founded to promote the study of reproduction by fostering interdisciplinary communication among scientists, holding conferences, and publishing meritorious studies. Members are basic scientists, medical and veterinary physicians, trainees in graduate and professional schools, and others engaged in research, education, and training in fields relevant to reproductive biology. The Society is affiliated to colleges and universities, medical and veterinary schools, medical centers, research institutes, government agencies, and industry in some forty-seven countries.

Society of Biology
The Society of Biology’s vision is to represent all who are committed to biology in academia, industry, education and research; to facilitate the promotion and translation of advances in biological science for national and international benefit, and to engage and encourage public interest in the life sciences. We are the leading professional body representing many of the learned societies and other organisations making up the diverse landscape of the biological sciences, as well as thousands of individuals. Members include practising scientists, students at all levels, professionals in academia, industry and education, and non-professionals with an interest in biology. With an effective membership of over 80,000, we are uniquely placed to represent the wider bioscience community and serve the public interest.

Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition
Sociedad Española de Endocrinologia y Nutrición (SEEN)

The Academy of Medical Sciences
The Academy of Medical Sciences promotes advances in medical science and campaigns to ensure these are translated into healthcare benefits for society.

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
ASBMR is a professional medical/scientific society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists and physicians actively involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism.

The Endocrine Society
The Endocrine Society is devoted to the research, study and clinical practice of endocrinology. It has 8,500 members from 72 countries. Members of the Endocrine Society are scientists, educators, clinicians, practicing MDs, nurses and students and represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology.

The Genetics Society
The Genetics Society is a `learned society' whose membership of nearly 2,000 consists of most of the UK's active professional geneticists, including teachers, researchers and students. Industry and publishing are also well represented in our membership.

The International Society for IGF Research
The International Society for IGF Research is a unique organization devoted to basic and applied research on a network of molecules called insulin-like growth factors (IGFs), their receptors, and their binding proteins (IGFBPs). Together these scientists, educators, clinicians, and students who make up the organization’s membership represent the spectrum of interests in IGF research from molecular biology to clinical applications. Since its inception, the IGF Society has worked to promote excellence and interest in research and education on the role of these molecules in the etiology, pathogenesis and treatment of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, growth disorders, heart disease, and neurological illnesses.

The International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology
The International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, is a non-profit organization for the study of all aspects of gynecological endocrinology, for the purposes of promoting science and research into all aspects of gynecological endocrinology and of communication between scientists interested in all these subjects. Every two years the society organizes the World Congress of Gynecological Endocrinology and its official journal, Gynecological Endocrinology, is bi-monthly published in both paper and digital editions by the Parthenon Publishing Group.

The Physiological Society
Physiology is the science of how humans and other animals function in an integrated way and is the basis for many biological and clinical sciences. Founded in 1876, The Physiological Society is a learned society with over 2,900 Members drawn from over 60 countries. The majority of our Members are engaged in research, in universities or industry, into how the body works.

The Pituitary Society
The Pituitary Society is an organisation dedicated to furthering the understanding of diseases of the pituitary gland. It is made up of basic scientists and clinicians whose major interest is in pituitary diseases. The Society is international in scope.

UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society
The UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (UKI NETS) aims to promote research, education, training and best clinical practice across a multidisciplinary area in the field of endocrine tumours. UKI NETS has amongst its members leading endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and pathologists to promote multidisciplinary collaborations.

UK Council for Graduate Education

Understanding Animal Research
Understanding Animal Research aims to achieve broad understanding and acceptance of the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK, to advance science and medicine

Young Diabetologists Forum (YDF)
YDF is a forum for young diabetologists who are members of Diabetes UK. They exist under the auspices of the Professional Advisory Council of Diabetes UK. They seek to represent and support the interests of trainee/junior doctors and young consultants who are involved in any aspect of diabetes care or research.