BENDS (Bangalore Endocrine and Diabetic Society), which was functional earlier and founded by Dr.Prasanna Kumar KM and all other Senior Endocrinologists from Bengaluru. BENDS was actively involved in conducting academic meetings every month but it was not a formal registered society and did not had a structured format or an office bearers.
We, most of the Endocrinogists met on 11th July 2017 to form Karnataka Endocrine Society (KES) and decided to have a structured Endocrinology Organization and to regular academic activities in Karnataka under the aegis of Endocrine Society of India. It was discussed to have an interim governing council to facilitate registration of the society, to register the Eligible Endocrinologists across Karnataka and later to call for elections to elect the governing council. The Karnataka Endocrine Society (KES) with governing council was registered on 10th October 2017.
The aims of the each and every KES members:
To build the Karnataka Endocrine Society,
To conduct academic meetings at Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka.
To create awareness regarding endocrine diseases. To encourage, promote, and advance, teaching, training and research in the field of Endocrinology – Basic. Clinical and Applied.
To hold CME’s and Conferences for an interaction of its members working in the various fields related with advancement of the subject of Endocrinology for furtherance of research and dissemination of knowledge.
To organize Annual Conference of the Society where scientific papers, lectures, symposia shall be presented. To promote and maintain close co-operation and fellow feelings amongst members working in the various fields of endocrinology.
To maintain highest ethics in the research and practice of the specialty amongst its members.