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The members of the American Thyroid Association® are thyroid specialists dedicated to transforming thyroid care through clinical excellence, education, scientific discovery and advocacy in a collaborative community.

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Editor-in-Chief: Anna M. Sawka, MD, PhD
Thyroid®, the Association’s official monthly journal, is a peer-reviewed forum for topics ranging from the molecular biology of the thyroid gland to clinical management of thyroid disorders. All Association members receive a subscription to Thyroid®. Please send editorial questions to Dr. Sawka at

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Featured Thyroid ArticlesOpen Access for a limited time

Thyroid® manuscript submission site


Editor-in-Chief:  Catherine F. Sinclair, MD
VideoEndocrinology™ delivers high-quality peer-reviewed videos of cutting-edge surgical and diagnostic imaging procedures covering thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal tumors and diseases, with minimally invasive, robotic, and open surgical procedures. This rapid publication videojournal offers a dynamic new venue for physicians and surgeons to share their techniques and showcase new approaches. VideoEndocrinology™ is included with your subscription to the monthly flagship Thyroid®.

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Editor-in-Chief:  Trevor Angell, MD
Clinical THYROIDOLOGY®,this highly valued publication provides concise reviews of the most impactful articles in the clinical thyroid literature currently. Experts in the field summarize the most cutting-edge, relevant articles that clinicians should know about and provide insight into the significance of each article as it relates to clinical thyroid practice. Please send editorial questions to

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Clinical Thyroidology® ArchiveOpen Access to Past Clinical Thyroidology® Articles

Featured Clinical Thyroidology® ArticlesOpen Access for a limited time

ATA-Medscape Collaboration

ATA and Medscape Collaborations
This collection features commentaries, interviews, and slideshows developed by Medscape in collaboration with the American Thyroid Association. It is designed to advance the understanding of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer, and to offer guidance to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and the entire patient care team.

Signal eNews

Signal eNews, sent monthly by email to American Thyroid Association® members, is a newsletter covering Association news, meetings, policies, leaders, and important thyroid-related issues.

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Clinical Thyroidology for Patients

Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD
Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology®, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association®.

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Guidelines Pocketcards

ATA Professional Guidelines

ATA Guidelines & Statements

Clinical Management guidelines, Basic research handbook and surgical statements are developed by the ATA® Taskforce with expertise on the topic and after peer review published in distinguished medical journals such as Thyroid®, Archives of Internal Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. ATA Guidelines & Statements

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Laboratory Services Library

The Laboratory Services Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) conducted a survey of ATA members to identify areas of member interest for education in pathology and laboratory medicine. In response to the results of the survey, the Lab Service Committee developed a series of educational materials to share with the ATA membership. The topics  were ranked as high educational priorities amongst the membership. For more information on the survey findings, see Thyroid, Vol. 27, No. 12.

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ATA Calculators


Calcitonin and Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) Doubling Time Calculator

Change in Thyroid Nodule Volume Calculator

Thyroid Cancer Staging Calculator

Thyroid Mobile

Mobile App for ATA Calculator

The American Thyroid Association® (ATA) has launched its Thyroid Calculator mobile app currently available from the Apple iTunes App store for use on the iPhone and iPad. The thyroid calculator combines three key thyroid assessment tools that medical, endocrinology, and thyroid professionals can use for rapid calculation of: Calcitonin and Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) Doubling Time; Change in Thyroid Nodule Volume; and Thyroid Cancer Staging.

Thyroid History Timeline


Thyroid Timeline

American Thyroid Association Timeline

History of the International Thyroid Congress Timeline (ITC)

5th International Thyroid Congress Photo Album

Submit your historical articles, images and archival materials: Please send the ATA® your pictures, papers, artifacts, and other materials relevant to the history of the thyroid for linking to the thyroid timeline. Timeline links to items which illustrate an event in thyroid history will also be implemented. You supply the item, and we’ll take care of the rest. Please e-mail items to



The American Thyroid Association® Session Recordings are a compilation of video recordings and synchronized slides for ATA Annual Meetings, CEU, and ATA® Symposia. Additional information on purchasing and accessing the session recordings can be found at

To view content from 2013 Thyroid Educational Sessions and older, please access the archives

American Thyroid Association® Channel on YouTube

Thyroid Brochures and FAQs

Thyroid Information The ATA® has designed this information to aid in better understanding about thyroid disease. Each topic has FAQs, or frequently asked questions, and a Patient Education Web Brochure.

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