Join the ATA

The ATA encourages you to apply for membership. We want you to experience the wealth of knowledge and enjoy the benefits of being active in this highly specialized and regarded society. Selection for membership in the American Thyroid Association is based primarily on:

  • Demonstrated interest in the ATA is paramount in seeking membership.
  • Commitment to attending ATA meetings: Annual, Symposia, Workshops, Webinars.
  • Dedication to understanding the causes and improving the clinical management of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer.
  • Focus on thyroid-oriented activities, such as research, teaching, and/or clinical time devoted to thyroid-oriented work.

ATA MISSION

The ATA 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.

The ATA’s values are:

scientific inquiry
clinical excellence
public service
patient advocacy
education
worldwide collaboration and collegiality
ethical conduct

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Membership Categories

Membership Category

2017 Dues

Access to Thyroid, Clinical Thyroidology, and VideoEndocrinology

Voting

Electronic

Print Thyroid

Active

$649

Yes

Yes

Yes

Corresponding

$140

Yes

+$230

No

Allied Health Specialist

$300

Yes

+$180

No

Associate

$40

Yes

+ $180

No

Senior

$140

Yes

+$180

Yes

Emeritus

Comp

Yes

+$180

No

2017 rates (dues prorated quarterly per join date with the exception of Associate members)

Applicants must meet the Membership Guidelines to qualify for membership.

Active Members
Active members are eligible to vote and hold office in the Association. Unless officially excused by the Board of Directors all Active members are expected to attend the annual meeting. All Active members are invited to serve on committees and nominate colleagues for awards

Corresponding Members
Corresponding members are qualified for Active membership but cannot meet its obligations because of geographic location.

Allied Health Specialist
An allied health specialist is a thyroid healthcare professional, such as NP, RN or PA, without a medical or doctoral degree (MD, DO, or PhD).

Associate Members
Trainees who are in clinical or surgical residents/fellows in a training program, basic-science postdoctoral fellows, medical students in an accredited MD/DO granting program or graduates student in a PhD granting program are eligible for Associate membership for up to five years (10 years for PhDs).

Senior Members
An Active member for 20 or more years and has reached the age of 70 years and is retired from active full time professional activities or is unable to meet the obligations of Active membership is eligible for Senior membership. Senior members are eligible to vote and serve on committees.

Emeritus Members
An Active, Senior, or Corresponding member for 30 or more years and has reached the age of 75 years. Emeritus members are not required to attend meetings, may not vote, and may not hold office. Emeritus members may have complimentary meeting registration and dues.

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