North American Thrombosis Forum

North American Thrombosis Forum

The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) is a non-profit organization whose vision is to improve patient care, outcomes, and public health by utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to advance thrombosis research and education. NATF's approach includes supporting thrombosis-related programs, such as novel research projects, innovative educational programs, public policy initiatives, regulatory issues, and advocacy. NATF also seeks to broaden training opportunities for physicians, scientists, and then other health professionals. The North American Thrombosis Forum’s (NATF) mission is to focus on unmet needs and issues related to thrombosis and cardiovascular disease such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, peripheral artery occlusive disease and stroke.

NATF’s five areas of major focus are:

Its mission is stated thus: "Patients and Health professionals working together to enhance prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombosis and cardiovascular disease."[citation needed]

The Board of Directors has five members, Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD President and Founding Director, and four others, including 3 founding directors

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