The American Thyroid Association (ATA) continues to be the leading
worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention,
diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. ATA is an
international individual membership organization with over 1,700 members from
43 countries around the world.
Celebrating its 93rd anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of highly regarded monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology, VideoEndocrinology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; annual clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators; support of online education, resources, information, and awareness initiatives for professionals, the public and patients through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.
The ATA is a unique society providing services to the public far beyond its membership numbers. Its clinician scientist members have a wealth of expertise and are mission-driven to improve diagnosis, treatment and cures for patients suffering with thyroid disease and thyroid cancer. The ATA represents the best vehicle worldwide for thyroidologists - to share information that improves detection and treatment of thyroid disease; to advance basic and clinical thyroid research; and to provide a collegial setting for professional development.Mission
The American Thyroid Association is the leading organization devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health.American Thyroid Association Values
The ATA values:
The ATA is much more than just a professional medical society which conducts meetings and publishes journals. Combined revenues derived from our meeting and annual membership dues support many important activities in fulfilling our mission. These revenues provide membership and meeting access for our young members in post-doctoral and clinical training as they transition to full academic and private practice status. In order to appeal to basic scientists, the ATA has implemented significant discounts for PhD members. The ATA provides a home for both endocrine surgeons and otolaryngologists to come together to write important guidance for the field.American Thyroid Association (ATA) Programs and Services Provide:
The philanthropic support of our members and friends, and the public and grateful patients permits the ATA to provide this variety and extent of valuable services.Website and Charity acknowledgements
The ATA was awarded the Health and Medical Research Charities “Best Charities in America” “seal of approval” in 2012. Charity Navigator has given the ATA a 4-star rating http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=11813. In 2013, 2014 and 2015 the ATA earned the Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of Association.
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) continues to be the leading worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. ATA is an international…