This image shows that the 90th ATA annual meeting will be virtual and held on September 30 to October 3 2021.

Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, September 30, 2021

9:00 am Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open 9:00 – 11:00 am Ridgway Conference 9:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open
10:00 – 10:50 am Early Riser
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Plenary: Year in Thyroidology

•Catherine Dinauer, MD and Christine Spitzweg, MD, Co-Chairs
•Antonio Di Cristofano, PhD, “Basic Science Review”
•Megan Haymart, MD, “Clinical Science Review”
•Ralph Tufano, MD, “Surgical Review”

12:15 – 1:00 pm Break & Poster Review
1:00 – 2:00 pm Plenary: Ingbar & Galton Award Lectures
2:00 – 4:00 pm Pediatric Thyroid Forum
•Andy Bauer, MD
•Theodore Laetsch, MD
•Pallavi Iyer, MD
•John Glod, MD, PhD
•Jonathan Wasserman, MD
•Gary Francis, MD, PhD
Surgical Symposium
•Mark Zafereo, MD
•Yasuhiro Ito, MD, PhD
•Jennifer Kuo, MD
•Jonathon Russell, MD
•Laura Boucai, MD
•Elizabeth Grubbs, MD
•Linwah Yip, MD
•David Shonka, MD
Thyroid Eye Disease Symposium
•Henry Burch, MD and Petros Perros, Co-Chairs
•Susanne Neumann, MD
•Marius Stan, MD
•Mario Salvi, MD
•Suzanne Freitag, MD
•JP Brito, MD
Highlights of ATA Research Grants
4:00 – 5:00 pm Meet the ATA Leadership Networking Event
5:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open

Friday, October 1, 2021

9:00 am Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open 9:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open
10:00 – 10:50 am Early Riser
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary: Braverman & Van Meter Award Lectures
12:00 – 1:00 pm Basic Science Oral Abstracts Clinical Science Oral Abstracts Meet the Professor: Molecular Testing in the Era of Personalized Thyroid Cancer Therapy and its Challenges

•Ashish Chintakuntlawar, MD, Moderator
•Mimi Hu, MD
•Thomas Giordano, MD, PhD

Meet the Professor: What’s New in the Pathogenesis of Thyroid Autoimmunity

• Leonidas Duntas, MD, Moderator
• Francesca Coscia, PhD
• Giuseppe Barbesino, MD

1:00 – 2:00 pm Expo Theater Poster Viewing
2:00 – 3:00 pm Thyroid Cancer Through the Ages

• Whitney Goldner, MD and Andy Bauer, MD Co-Chairs
• Steve Waguespack, MD
• Melanie Goldfarb, MD
• Maria Papaleontiou, MD

Chromatin Modification by T3-R

• Anthony Hollenberg, MD and Sheue-yann Cheng, PhD Co-Chairs
• Frances Carr, PhD
• Yun-Bo Shi, PhD
• Robert Denver, PhD

COVID19 and the Thyroid

• Rossella Elisei, MD and Peter Kopp, MD, Co-chairs
• Laura Fugazzola, MD
• David Ingbar, MD
• Melissa Lechner, MD

Meet the Professor: Treatment of Hyperthyroidism: Past and Present

• Tracy Tylee, MD, Moderator
• Fereidoun Azizi, MD
• Doug Ross, MD

3:00 – 4:00 pm Women in Thyroidology Program & Happy Hour Allied Health Professionals Networking Poster Presentations/
Networking
4:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open

Saturday, October 2, 2021

9:00 am Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open 9:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open
10:00 – 10:50 am Early Riser
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary: Celebrating 25 Years of Cloning of the Sodium Iodide Symporter and 80 Years of Radioiodine Therapy

• Gregory A. Brent, MD, “NIS- The basis of 80 years of radioiodine therapy in benign and malignant disease”
• Nancy Carrasco, MD, “NIS – The journey since its cloning 25 years ago”

12:00 – 1:00 pm Basic Science Oral Abstracts Clinical Oral Abstracts Meet the Professor: Global Trends in Thyroid Cancer Epidemiology

•Cari Kitahara, PhD, Moderator
•Salvatore Vaccarella, PhD
•Susan Jordan, PhD

Meet the Professor: Thyroid Challenges in Pregnancy

Kris Poppe, MD, Moderator
Angela Leung, MD
Kristien Boelaert, MD

1:00 – 2:00 pm Expo Theater Poster Viewing
2:00 – 3:00 pm Treatments for Hypothyroidism-A Changing Paradigm

• Anne Cappola, MD and Laszlo Hegedus, MD, DMSc Co-Chairs
• Jacqueline Jonklaas, MD, PhD
• Colin Dayan, MA,FRCP,PhD
• Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD

Defects in Deiodination Pathways with Clinical Significance

• Monica Dentice, PhD, Chair
• Andrea Dumitrescu, MD, PhD
• Jose Moreno, MD, PhD
• Dominico Salvatore, MD

Celebrating 10 years of FDA Approved Novel Treatments for Thyroid Cancer

•Steven Sherman, MD and Lori Wirth, MD Co-Chairs
•Manisha Shah, MD
•Keith Bible, MD
•Maria Cabanillas, MD

Meet the Professor: Management of Thyrotoxic Conditions
• Brian Kim, MD
• Susan Pitt, MD
3:00 – 4:00 pm ATA Awards Celebration & Business Meeting
4:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open

Sunday, October 3, 2021

9:00 am Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open 9:00 – 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing Open
10:00 – 10:50 am Early Riser
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary-Arthur Bauman Clinical Symposium Disparities in Thyroid Care: Bridging Gaps

• M. Regina Castro, MD and Ernest Asamoah, MD, Co-Chairs
• Emad Kandil, MD, “Disparities in Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease”
• Julie Ann Sosa, MD, “Disparities in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Care”
• Donald S. A. McLeod, MBBS, MPH, PhD, “Disparities in Management of Graves’ Disease”

12:00 – 1:00 pm Basic Science Oral Abstract Session Clinical Science Oral Abstract Session Meet the Professor: Call 911: Thyroid Emergencies

• Andrew Gianoukakis, MD, Moderator
• Takashi Akamizu, MD
• Anu Sharma, MD

Meet the Professor: Disorders of Thyroid Function with a Genetic Basis
• Roy Weiss, MD
• Carla Moran, MB, PhD
• Edward Visser, MD, PhD
1:00 – 2:00 pm Expo Theater Poster Viewing
2:00 – 3:00 pm NIS & Radioiodine: What’s in the Pipeline?

• Pilar Santisteban, PhD and Christine Spitzweig, MD Co-Chairs
• James Fagin, MD
• Sophie Leboulleux, MD
• Chris McCabe, PhD

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy for Thyroid Cancer: Current State & Future Directions

• Bhavana Kondra, MD, MPH and Mabel Ryder, MD, Co-Chairs
• Anupam Kotwal, MD
• Bryan Haugen, MD
• Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD

 

Clark T. Sawin Historical Vignette: Edwin B. Astwood and the Development of the Antithyroid Drugs
• David S. Cooper, MD
• Jerome M. Hershman, MD

Meet the Professor: Did my patient get appropriate nodal dissection?
•David Steward, MD
•Michael Yeh, MD
3:00 – 3:15 pm Closing Remarks: New ATA President Peter Kopp