- Sat, Nov 18, 2017 09:30 PM
222 Jersey City Blvd
Latitude: 40.7086, Longitude: -74.0546
We enthusiastically invite you to The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey's 5th Annual Statewide Sickle Cell Symposium Saturday, November 18 from 11:00am to 3:30pm at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. Our goal is to improve and expand patient and provider knowledge and to improve the treatment for sickle cell disease. This year we will host a Pre-symposium Student Research Fair at 10:30am featuring poster presentations on Comparative Effectiveness Research. And back again by popular demand is a performance by New York's Big Apple Playback Theatre, the Lunch and Learn, the Youth Research Expedition and museum admission to the exhibit halls. We're planning an exciting program suitable for individuals effected by sickle cell disease, health care professionals who provide care for patients with the condition from infancy to adulthood (including private practice physicians, hospitalists, ED staff, nurses, social workers), and the community at large. The Dr. Charles F. Whitten Awards for outstanding service will be presented to individuals and organizations. Early Bird Registration unti November 16, 2017 is FREE. Late Registration--Day of Event is $25.00. Parking validated. In addition, be sure to register in the Get Connected Patient Powered SCD Registry and select The Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey as your preferred Community Based Organization (CBO). Patients who are in the Get Connected Registry receive priority for special programs and resources. Register for Get Connected via www.getconnectedscd.org. For more information contact us at 973 482-9070.