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SCAPN Annual Symposium at the NIH Annual Sickle Cell Meeting

On behalf of the SCAPN symposium co-chairs & team, I would like to formally invite you to the SCAPN Symposium on transition on Tuesday August 15th during the NIH Annual Meeting.

The agenda is as follows:

SCAPN Reception

Monday evening, August 14th

The Bethesdan Hotel @ 5:30pm

Please RSVP if you can attend so we can plan for food for the reception.

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023 @ the NIH


Co-Chairs: Dr Payal Desai & Dr Elna Saah NIH Natcher Building, 45 Center drive, Building 45, Bethesda, MD 20894

The Issues Around Transition Presenters: Patience White, MD, Peggy McManus, and Jennifer Cornette

Practical Implementation Standard of Care in Transition Presenter: Elna Saah, MD

TRIAD Fishbowl

Engagement discussion between pediatric/adults/CBO: Barriers to Building a Successful Transition TRIAD

Facilitator: Raymona Lawrence, DrPH, MPH Presenters: India Sisler, MD; Jane Hankins, MD; Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD

Warrior Fishbowl (Lunch will be Provided)

Patient/family panelist to discuss Transition Opportunities

Facilitator: Raymona Lawrence, DrPH, MPH Presenters: Michelle Harlan, Nana Bilkisu Habib, Ugonna Anyadike, Ayesha Habib

I would especially like to thank our speakers and the patient panelists for accepting the invitation to present at the symposium. If you can attend in person (or virtually), please join us for this interactive session.

We hope you will attend and look forward to seeing you soon.

We thank you sponsors Novo Nordisk and Emmaus for their support

Payal Desai, MD

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