Discussion Groups are more informal arrangements, providing a forum for members to discuss nascent or niche topics within telemedicine. Particularly active Discussion Groups may be promoted to full SIG status, with enough membership participation and interest.
Discussion Groups communicate through listservs and conference calls but may not have as many activities throughout the year as their SIG counterparts. All Discussion Groups convene in-person each spring at the ATA Annual Meeting.
ATA currently has two active Discussion Groups: