Society Information


North American Thrombosis Forum

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 arterial occlusive disease, and stroke. NATF’s five areas of major focus are:

  • Education and Prevention
  • Public Policy
  • Clinical research, focusing on diagnosis and therapy
  • Basic translational research
  • Advocacy

The NATF vision is to improve patient care, outcomes, and public health by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to advance thrombosis research and education. NATF programs encourage collaboration among translational researcher, clinical researchers, healthcare professionals, policy makers and patients.


Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society

Incorporated as a nonprofit in 1994, the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society, Inc. (“HTRS”) is a professional medical society focused on disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis. Our members are pediatric and adult physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals working in the clinical management and research of these disorders in the United States and Canada.

HTRS Mission
To advance research, mentorship, and professional education to improve the care of persons with bleeding and thrombotic disorders.

HTRS Strategic Objectives

  • Supporting Mentored Research and Career Development in Hemostasis and Thrombosis
  • Leading the Field in Professional Medical Education
  • Supporting Investigator-Initiated Research in Hemostasis and Thrombosis