American Thyroid Association (ATA) to Offer Specialized Fellows Training at 82nd Annual Meeting

By September 19, 2012 November 7th, 2019 2012 News Releases, 82nd Annual Meeting News, News Releases

Falls Church, Virginia. Sept. 19, 2012 – The American Thyroid Association (ATA) today announced that it will offer specialized educational programming for fellows attending 82nd ATA Annual Meeting, in Québec City, Québec, Canada. Fellows can choose from one of three of tracks—clinical, basic science, or surgical—specifically designed to enhance their knowledge of thyroid disease and further their professional development.

“The ATA Fellows Program is an excellent opportunity for fellows to learn more about thyroid disease and disorders while experiencing the collegiality of the ATA,” said Stephanie A. Fish, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and co-chair of the clinical track.

The ATA Fellows’ Educational Program is open to all registered Annual Meeting Fellows and runs concurrent to the Annual Meeting program. Specialized programming, led by an international faculty of distinguished researchers and clinicians, includes case studies, career information, and, for clinical fellows, an ultrasound course.

About the ATA Annual Meeting
The 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association will be held Sept. 19-23, in Québec City, Québec, Canada. This four-day creative and innovative scientific program, chaired by Elizabeth Pearce, MD, Boston Medical Center, and Douglas Forrest, PhD, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, carefully balances clinical and basic science sessions on the latest advances in thyroidology. The ATA meeting is designed to offer continuing education for endocrinologists, internists, surgeons, basic scientists, nuclear medicine scientists, pathologists, endocrine fellows and nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals. Visit for more information.

About the ATA 

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is 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 1,600 members from 43 countries around the world. Celebrating its 89th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of highly regarded monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for Patients; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through; and the development of guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease. Visit for more information.

Media Contact 

Bobbi Smith
Executive Director
 of the American Thyroid Association
Mobile Phone: 703-772-2462 (texts preferred)

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