Resource April 10, 2013
As readers of this Blog may have realised, one of my favorite reference sites is the “Urban Dictionary”. (As all good clinical scientists I have to declare any conflicting interests and I can honestly say I have no shares in the UC Company or know nothing about its organisation. I just like its irreverence!). I looked up its definition of a “Committee” and it certainly lives up to its impertinence. A committee is: “A group of people that forms when the stupidity of one person won’t suffice”; and for good measure “Committees are the foundation of bureaucracy”.
Resource November 28, 2013
Resource December 4, 2012
The Fourth ISPAD Science School for Health Professionals will be held in Berlin immediately prior to the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of ISPAD. The 3 day meeting is designed for nurses, dietitians, psychologists, social workers and podiatrists (not MD’s) who have or wish to develop a research interest and expertise in diabetes in young people. The School will give participants an understanding of research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative statistics and will provide constructive discussion about research projects currently being undertaken or considered.
Resource July 27, 2012
The Presidents and Secretaries of the existing pediatric endocrine societies established in 1989 a Communication Office of the Pediatric Endocrine Societies (COPES). The biannual newsletter publishes information on the meetings of the affiliated societies and other meetings of interest to pediatric endocrinology and diabetology.