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Alpha-1 Education Days

Education Day

 

The Alpha-1 National Education Day Series provides access to current medical information and resources for Alphas and their families and are held in a variety of regions in the US. All Education Days are free for patients and attendees.

2020 Alpha-1 Education Days

Click on the city name below for more information and to register to attend.

Thank you to everyone that attended the Los Angeles Alpha-1 Education Day and thank you to those that celebrated Rare Disease Day with us!

 

Thank you to everyone that attended the Salt Lake City Virtual Education Day!

Agenda

Saturday, August 29th

8:00- 9:00 AM
Virtual Coffee Klatsch Social- Meet & Greet

9:00-10:00 AM MT
Exhibitors

10:00-10:45 AM MT
Welcome & Alpha-1 Foundation Update
Miriam O’Day, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation

10:45-10:55 AM MT
Patient Introduction
D.C. Young, Support Group Leader

10:55-11:30 AM MT
Alpha-1 Lung 101
Cheryl Pirozzi, MD, MS, University of Utah

11:30-12:00 PM MT
Alpha-1 Liver 101
Virginia C. Clark, MD, University of Florida

12:00-12:30 PM MT
Break-Exhibitors

12:30-1:00 PM MT
Covid-19 Update
Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP, Clinical Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

1:00-1:30 PM MT
ZOOM Q&A
Miriam O’Day, Robert A. Sandhaus, MD;
Cheryl Pirozzi, MD          

Location

VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT

Thank you for attending the Boston Virtual Education Day!

Agenda

Saturday, September 12th

8:30- 9:30 AM ET
Virtual Coffee Klatsch Social- Meet & Greet

9:30-10:30 AM ET
Exhibitors

10:30-11:00 AM ET
Welcome & Alpha-1 Foundation Update
Miriam O’Day, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation

11:00-11:15 AM ET
Patient Voice
Fred Walsh, Alpha-1 Foundation Board Member

11:15-12:00 PM ET
Alpha-1 Lung and Liver 101
Andrew Wilson, MD, The Alpha-1 Center of Boston Medical
Center & Boston University, Shapiro Center

12:00-12:30 PM ET
Darrell Kotton, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology &
Laboratory Medicine, The Alpha-1 Center of Boston Medical
Center & Boston University, Shapiro Center

12:30-1:00 PM ET
Break-Exhibitors

1:00-1:30 PM ET
Patient Panel Discussion

1:30-2:00 PM ET
COVID-19 Update
Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, PhD
Columbia University and Chair, Alpha-1 Foundation Board

2:00-2:30 PM ET
ZOOM Q&A
Miriam O’Day; Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, PhD; Darrell Kotton,
MD; Andrew Wilson, MD

Location

VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT

 

Registration

 

Click here to register for the Indianapolis Education Day

Agenda

Saturday, October 24th

8:30-9:30 am CT

Virtual Coffee Klatsch Social- Meet & Greet

9:30-10:30 am CT

Exhibitors

10:30-11:00 am CT

Alpha-1 Foundation Update
Miriam O’Day, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation

11:00-11:15 am CT

Patient Perspective
Sherri Clardy, RN
Illinois

11:15-12:30 pm CT

Alpha-1 Lung 101 & Non-Pharmacalogical Interventions
D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of the Alpha-1 Clinical Resource Center, University of Chicago

12:30-1:00 pm CT

Break-Exhibitors

1:00-1:40 pm CT

Alpha-1 Liver 101: Adult & Pediatric
Jeffrey Teckman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry, Associate Chair of Pediatrics for Research, Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St. Louis University School of Medicine, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

1:40-2:10 pm CT

COVID-19 Update
Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP, Clinical Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

2:10-2:40 pm CT

Zoom Questions & Answers with Speakers
Miriam O’Day, Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP, Jeffrey Teckman, MD and Kyle Hogarth, MD

 

Location

VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT

 

Registration

COMING SOON

Agenda

Saturday, November 14th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

 

Location

VIRTUAL Online Event

Registration

COMING SOON

Agenda

Saturday, December 5th

Alpha-1 Education Day Agenda – COMING SOON

Location

Virtual Online Event

 

AARC Accreditation

These Alpha-1 Education Day learning activities have been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 6 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE).

Oxygen Travel Fund

The Alpha-1 Foundation’s Oxygen Travel Fund provides oxygen and equipment for Alphas in financial need to travel to Alpha-1 educational events. To apply, call 877-228-7321 ext 251 with at least 30 days notice.

View Past Education Day Presentations
Missed an Education Day or unable to attend one? No worries! We have recorded and posted past presentations from our events.

Please visit our E-Education section to view videos of past Education Days and National Conferences.

Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities
 For more information about sponsoring or exhibiting at an Education Day, contact Angela McBride at 1-877-228-7321 Ext 233 or email amcbride@alpha1.org.
Platinum Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

Accreditations

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