Support Thyroid Education and Research Programs

…for thyroid disease and thyroid cancers!

With your help, there is new hope for the millions of people who suffer from thyroid disease.


The American Thyroid Association® (ATA) is a unique society with 1700 clinician and scientist members from 43 countries around the world, representing the world’s leading experts in thyroidology. In addition to the academic community, the ATA offers an array of services to the public, thyroid patients and their families, providing information, referral services, and a wealth of online resources describing the many thyroid diseases and types of thyroid cancer. Research, symptoms and treatments are detailed throughout the ATA website.

The philanthropic support of our members, friends, the public and grateful patients permits the ATA to provide this variety and extent of valuable services, including:

  • Research
  • Patient Education and Advocacy
  • Ridgway Trainee Conference
  • Continuing Medical Education programs
  • General Support

Your gift can lead to new ways to prevent, treat, and cure thyroid-related diseases and thyroid cancer

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E. Chester Ridgway

The Ridgway Legacy Fund has been created to raise money for the ATA’s “E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference” The ATA Ridgway Legacy Fund honors the memory of Dr. E. Chester “Chip” Ridgway, former ATA President, mentor and friend to many endocrinologists. Read about Chip Ridgway’s contributions in Thyroid.

Show your support for thyroid patients and the physicians who research and treat thyroid conditions by electing to donate to any of the following support areas:


 ATA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your gift is deductible according to tax law. Thank you!