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American Thyroid Association

Dedicated to scientific inquiry, clinical excellence, public service, education, and collaboration.

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four stars

91.42

6066 Leesburg Pike Suite 550
Falls Church, VA 22041
tel: (703) 998-8890   Web Site
EIN: 41-6038600

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Pearce, MD
President

CEO
Barbara (Bobbi) R. Smith, CAE
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 88.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is 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 95th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is 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 95th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of accolades/recognition received from third-party organizations
1
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
1,512
Median grant amount
28,750
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
800
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Thyroid Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Thyroid Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $486,761
   Federated Campaigns $46,733
   Membership Dues $527,937
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,061,431
   Program Service Revenue $1,943,623
Total Primary Revenue $3,005,054
   Other Revenue $309,780
TOTAL REVENUE $3,314,834
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,646,656
   Administrative Expenses $83,973
   Fundraising Expenses $144,016
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,874,645
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $440,189
   
Net Assets $8,161,317

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,887 8.79% Barbara R. Smith Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$3,000 0.10% Megan R. Haymart Director
$2,902 0.10% Julie A. Sosa Treasurer
$2,000 0.06% Ralph P. Tufano Director
$1,000 0.03% Elizabeth N. Pearce Director

Mission

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is 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 95th anniversary, ATA delivers its mission through several key endeavors: the publication of monthly journals, THYROID, Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public; annual scientific meetings; biennial clinical and research symposia; research grant programs for young investigators, support of online professional, public and patient educational programs through www.thyroid.org; and the development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease.

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Charity Contact Info

American Thyroid Association
6066 Leesburg Pike
Suite 550
Falls Church, VA 22041
tel: (703) 998-8890
fax: (703) 998-8893
EIN: 41-6038600

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Pearce, MD
President

CEO

Barbara (Bobbi) R. Smith, CAE
Executive Director