81st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association
October 26-30, 2011
The Renaissance Esmeralda
Indian Wells , California

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits And Certificates

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Recordings from the 2011 ATA Meeting

2011 Meeting Sessions Recorded

News Releases

News Releases from the 81st Annual Meeting of the ATA

Program Committee

Thanks to the program chairs, Drs. Anthony Hollenberg and Martha Zeiger who with the 81st Annual Meeting Program Committee, designed a four day creative and innovative scientific program, carefully balanced with clinical and basic science sessions, on the latest advances in thyroidology for over 900 attendees in Indian Wells, California.

The 81st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association held in Indian Wells, California from October 26-­30, 2011 was a great success. Heralded as a favorite meeting of many attendees, the ATA offers excellent educational benefits, networking opportunities and warm collegiality all encompassed by thyroidology. With 974 registrants and the largest exhibit hall ever in 2011, we look forward to a healthy future and expanding audience. More exhibitors than ever were able to directly reach decision makers and generate long-lasting relationships along with a continuing presence on the ATA Virtual Hall

ATA membership has grown nearly 25% in the last five years including a fourfold growth in Associate membership for Fellows signaling the value and benefit the ATA offers our young physicians and basic scientists.

Here are a few 2011 meeting statistics:

  • Attendance Categories: ATA Members: 375; Non-Members: 227; Fellows: 163; Spouse/Guests: 37; Press: 3; One-Day Passes: 46
  • Focus Area: Endocrinology: 64.1%; Surgery: 11.7%; ; Nuclear Medicine: 2.2%; Internal Medicine: 1.5%; Oncology: 4.6%; Family Medicine: 0.4%; Pathology: 1.6%; Genomics Medicine/Counseling: 0.7%
  • Professional Degrees: MD: 65.1%; PhD: 7.6%; MD, PhD: 10.3%; RN: .2%; DO: 1.5%
  • Specialization: Clinician: 66.8%; Educator: 4.7%; Scientist: 15.8%
  • State/Country Summary: 633 people from 45 States plus the District of Columbia; 284 from 46 countries around the world
  • Gender: Male: 57.8%; Female: 42.2%
  • Exhibit Hall: 29 unique exhibitors encompassing 31 total booths: 5 biotech, 2 diagnostic imaging/testing; 1 publisher;  5 non-profits, 5 pharmaceutical; 5 ultrasound, 2 patient support along with a few other specialties and 115 Exhibitor staff.

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2011 Clark T. Sawin Historical Vignette The History of T3

2011 Lewis Braverman Award Lecture – Mentors in Thyroidology

2011 The Implementation of Molecular Markers into Clinical Practice

2011 Paul Starr Award Lecture The Medical Treatment of Hyperthyroidism

2011 How to Communicate About the Thyroid

2011 Setting Up a Thyroid Practice

2011 Career Tracks

2011 Thyroid Ultrasound Course

2011 Case Discussions Thyroid Cancer

2011 Science in the Clinic