EDI T OR IAL Endocrinology at the Beginning of Our Second Century: Connectivity and Conversations Teresa K. Woodruff, Editor-in-Chief, Endocrinology Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611 ndocrinology is the discipline of connections. Organs proceedings that do not just summarize but synthesize a Eare connected by hormones; we are intellectually next step forward [such as the one by Reusch et al. (2)], connected by the articles we publish. I am delighted to we are crafting content types that allow our field to serve in the grand lineage of Endocrinology Editors-in- “think aloud.” One of my sayings is that “I never learn Chief and keep the connections and conversations lively! anything by talking to myself.” This is why I am a lab- I am stepping into a role just vacated by two distin- oratory meeting junkie. Let me know what new ideas you guished scientists and outstanding Editors-in-Chief. have that rise to the level of field-wide interest! Andrea Gore, PhD, and Steve Hammes, MD, PhD, were Third, I want to attract a diverse and global audience. terrific stewards of Endocrinology and Molecular En- If we can link the finest science to the best audience and docrinology and then, in partnership with our Endocrine shape a better way forward, then we will have succeeded Society President, Council, and Publications Core Com- for this period of time. mittee, oversaw the merger of the two journals. This Joining me in these goals is a team of extraordinary unification links us as one scientific community, regardless Associate Editors, each selected for their expertise, pas- of technical approach, to one publishing portal: Endo- sion, thoughtful approach to publication, and their ded- crinology. I am grateful to Andrea and Steve for their work ication to the field of endocrinology. They will each have on behalf of us all and for laying the foundation for an opportunity to create Editorials and Commentaries, moving forward. and I’m looking forward to their contributions across the As the current steward of the journal I have three goals. breadth and depth of Endocrinology publishing. The first is to ensure the best endocrine science is pub- In closing, I return to my theme—Endocrinology is lished in these pages. Excellent science has been published where science that is relevant to the biological avenues of in our journal since January 1917—hence, this goal is communication between organs, and the hormones that both an affirmation of our past century and an aspiration mediate these signals, is published. The pages of Endo- for the next. Of course, achieving this objective is enabled crinology are the Rosetta Stone of health and disease, by the science you submit! We welcome your best work providing clues that can be translated from the language of and look forward to presenting it in these pages. the bench to the terminology of diagnosis and treatment. Second, although a historical grounding is important, I Thank you for entrusting me with this awesome role! also want to ensure that we are creating space for our And let me know what you think; I look forward to scientific community to engage in a dialogue of ideas— connecting all of us in this intellectual space. those that are formulated but not yet fundable or where technology has not yet caught up with the concept or the References policy discussion that etches the contours of the way we 1. Kumar TR. Extra-gonadal actions of FSH: a critical need for novel do our work. To enable this second goal, a series of new genetic models. Endocrinology. 2018;159(1):2–8. article types have been created. From Commentaries 2. Reusch JEB, Kumar TR, Regensteiner JG, Zeitler PS. Identifying the (1000 words, eight references), to Mini-reviews [such critical gaps in research on sex differences in metabolism across the as the outstanding example by Kumar (1)], to meeting lifespan. Endocrinology. 2018;159(1):9–19. ISSN Online 1945-7170 Copyright © 2018 Endocrine Society First Published Online 29 December 2017 doi: 10.1210/en.2017-03153 Endocrinology, January 2018, 159(1):1 https://academic.oup.com/endo 1 Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/endo/article-abstract/159/1/1/4781493 by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 16 March 2018
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