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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Thursday, May 27, 2021
  • 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Poster Viewing
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Exhibits Open
  • 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
    Welcome + The State of Sickle Cell Disease
  • 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM EDT
    Care for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the COVID-19 Era

    Chair: Lewis L. Hsu, MD, PhD – University of Illinois at Chicago

    CME/ANCC/APA 1

  • 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
    Lunch Break
  • 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM EDT
    Keynote Address for the 4th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Access to Care Summit
  • 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
    Panel 1: The Economic & Financial Impact of Sickle Cell Disease

    Moderator: Ahmar Zaidi, MD – Childrens Hospital of Michigan

    Moderator: Ashley Valentine, MRes – Sick Cells

    CME/ANCC/APA 1.25

  • 2:30 PM – 2:45 PM EDT
    BREAK
  • 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Panel 2: Physical and Financial Access to COVID-19 Vaccination

    Moderator: Beverley Francis-Gibson, MA – Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.

    CME/ANCC/APA 1.25

  • 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
    The Patient Symposium: A Tale of Two Pandemics

    Moderator: LaTasha H. Lee, PhD, MPH – National Minority Quality Forum

    CME/ANCC/APA 1.25

  • 5:15 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    BREAK
  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Access to Excellent Care for Sickle Cell Patients (ACCEL) Grant Awardee Presentations

    Moderator: Kenneth Bridges, MD – Global Blood Therapeutics

    CME/ANCC/APA 1.5

  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    The Sunshine Sickle Cell Project, Provided by Medicom Worldwide, Inc. and The Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research