• Research and Resources for Collaboration

  • Network with Adult Sickle Cell Providers

  • Patient Care Resources

  • Education on Clinical Management and Research Opportunities

The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN)

The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN) was established in 2002 with a mission to establish and support an interactive network for healthcare providers and investigators who serve adults with sickle cell disease.  This was the first, and remains the only, national organization that offers a home for healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines who focus on adult-oriented research, clinical care, provider education/training, mentorship and advocacy in sickle cell disease.

News

I am pleased to let you know that American Society of Hematology (ASH) just released a checklist intended to assist in the evaluation of individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) in the emergency department presenting with symptoms concerning for COVID-19 and/or complications of SCD, with SCD-specific considerations for evaluation and treatment. The resource was developed by a group of hematologists and emergency department physicians with expertise in SCD.  ASH has developed and is maintaining a webpage containing a series of resources to assist hematologists in navigating the COVID-19 public health crisis and to provide a medium to exchange information. The checklist is available on the website, as well as Frequently Asked Clinical Questions on COVID-19 and SCD, and links to other SCD specific resources.  

 

We encourage you to share this informaton broadly with your colleagues.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Many thanks,

Stephanie

 

Stephanie Kaplan

Deputy Director, Government Relations and Public Health
American Society of Hematology

2021 L Street, NW, Suite 900

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 776-0544, x5263

skaplan@hematology.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Some events have been canceled or rescheduled due to the Coronavirus!  Please check with the hosts.

June 12-14, 2020 - 14TH Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research & Educational Symposium - Fort Lauderdale, FL

August 10 - 13, 2020 - Annual Sickle Cell Disease Research Meeting - Natcher Conference Center - NIH Campus - Bethesda, MD.

September 12, 2020 - 6th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Symposium - Atrium Health - Charlotte, NC

October 13 - 17, 2020 - Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) - 48th Annual National Convention - Orlando, Florida

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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