The Latin American Thyroid Society, also known as Sociedad Latinoamericana de Tiroides and Sociedade Latino-Americana de Tireoide, and by the acronyms SLAT or LATS, is a nonprofit civil association of unlimited duration established de facto in 1975, with headquarters and legal domicile in the city of São Paulo, state of São Paulo, Brazil. The main goal of LATS is to promote knowledge and research of the thyroid gland and its diseases.
For that purpose, the Association organizes and sponsors scientific meetings and courses; promotes conferences, symposiums and publications; grants awards for outstanding research contributions to the study of the thyroid; and maintains relationships with other national and international scientific societies.
The Latin American Thyroid Society aims to:
Members who have paid until 2018 inclusive will be accepted as a member up to date. From April 1, 2019, it will be required to have paid the year 2019 to be up to date and continue to obtain the benefit of the discount to register for the Congress.