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The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference, the “Ridgway”, will begin the morning of Wednesday, September 21, 2016 and continue through Saturday of the 86th Annual Meeting of the ATA at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Colorado. The “Ridgway” is designed to advance basic and clinical trainee knowledge and understanding of thyroid physiology, disease and treatment.

Ridgway Trainee Conference Program Draft

(PDF File, 116 KB, Updated September 9, 2016)

Apply Starting March 14 – June 3, 2016

The ATA offers grant opportunities for ATA Associate members. The Trainee Grant Program supports our early career members to attend the 86th Annual Meeting. This fund and space limited opportunity is open to all clinical and basic trainees, fellows, residents, and medical and graduate students. Preference is given to trainees who have either:

1. submitted a Thyroid Research Project Proposal or

2. submitted an abstract as a first author to be presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the ATA

Trainee Perspectives: E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference

March 9 – Abstract Site Open
March 14 – Trainee Grant Application Open
May 25 – Abstract Submission Close
May 27 – Deadline to Apply for ATA Membership
June 3 – Deadline to Apply for Grant Program
July 1 – Trainee Grant Program Notifications

You must apply for ATA Membership to be eligible for the Trainee Grant Program.Our membership benefits create opportunities for trainees that have a lasting impact on their work and careers. Join today at!

2016 Trainee Grant Application
Thyroid Research Project Proposal
Abstract Submission Site Now Live
2016 Trainee Case Discussions