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Virtual Sickle Cell Family Education Symposium

Date: September 19, 2020

The Sickle Cell Program at Children’s National Hospital invites you to our first ever virtual family education symposium. This year, the symposium will take place virtually via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Derek Robertson, President of the Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association, Inc., will be our guest speaker. The symposium will consist of speakers from the Sickle Cell Program and the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program.

Topics will include COVID-19, gene therapy, blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) and new therapies. There will also be a BMT panel discussion.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the symposium.

For more information, please contact Lisa Thaniel, DSW, LICSW at 202-476-3555.

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