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Join Us for the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association!

Join over 1,300 THYROID clinicians, investigators and healthcare professionals from around the world to hear the latest clinical and basic science research on thyroid disease at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) on October 3-7, 2018. The ATA Program Committee led by Gregory Randolph and Mabel Ryder will offer a program consistent with the excellence for which the ATA is known. The ATA meeting is designed for the community of endocrinologists, basic scientists, internists, surgeons, nuclear medicine scientists, pathologists, trainees, nurses, physician assistants, advanced practice providers and other health care professionals who wish to broaden and update their knowledge of the thyroid gland and its disorders. A customized educational track will be available to trainees to enhance their meeting experience.


The United States capital city, Washington, D.C., is home to the country’s finest monuments, memorials and world-class museums. The city offers easy access and navigation through three airports (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport-DCA, Washington Dulles International Airport-IAD and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport-BWI), a convenient public transportation system, and unique venues for you and your family to enjoy. During your visit, explore the iconic landmarks along the beautiful National Mall as well as the city’s vibrant neighborhoods filled with character and charm. Attendees will enjoy a breathtaking environment to network, expand knowledge and develop skills to serve the world of Thyroidology.

To learn more about Washington, DC, click here. To learn about obtaining a travel visa to attend the ATA meeting, visit or

Why Should You Attend?

The American Thyroid Association is the leading organization focused on thyroid biology and the prevention and treatment of thyroid disorders through excellence and innovation in research, clinical care, education, and public health. Earn CME credits, hear innovative talks on clinical topics, participate in interactive sessions, develop professionally with state of the art information, and meet with friends and colleagues.

15th Science School for Healthcare Professionals 2018, Hyderabad, India

 Export to Your Calendar 10/8/2018 to 10/10/2018
When: Monday, October 8, 2018
Where: Hyderabad


We are pleased to announce that you can now apply for the 15th ISPAD Science School for Healthcare Professionals, which will take place three days before the ISPAD’s 44th Annual Conference in Hyderabad, India.

The three day Science School is a foundation course in research methodology designed for allied healthcare professionals (dietitians, nurses, psychologists, and social workers) who have or wish to develop a research interest in diabetes in children and adolescents.

Key Information:

Dates: October 8-10, 2018
Location: Hyderabad, India

Closing date for applications: April 22, 2018 – 17:00 CET

If you have a dietitian, nurse, psychologist or social worker in your team who is interested in diabetes research or who would want to implement their own science ideas, then they should look to attend the ISPAD Science School for Healthcare Professionals. During the workshop, running over 3 days, we will discuss and improve their scientific background, knowledge in research methodology, data analysis and abstract writing together with 15 students and science experienced faculties from all around the world.

Student places will be limited to 15 and one applicant per hospital/centre. Applications will be assessed by the Science School Lead Conveners. Accommodation, meals and educational materials during the Science School will be covered by ISPAD. Economy travel to attend the Science School will also be arranged by ISPAD.

To check the criteria for applying for the school, please read the announcement below:

2nd Announcement for the SSHP in Hyderabad, India

Once you have read the above criteria, you can apply for the School by filling in the application form here!