Alpha-1 Education Days
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.
Upcoming 2022 Alpha-1 Education Days
Click on the date below for more information and to register to attend.
- November 13, 2022 - Bethesda, MD
- October 1, 2022 - St Louis, MO
- August 20, 2022 - Los Angeles, CA
- April 30, 2022
- March 26, 2022
- February 12, 2022
Bethesda Alpha-1 Education Day
Sunday, November 13, 2022
1:00 – 2:00 pm ET
Registration, Lunch, and Exhibitor Displays
2:00 – 2:20 pm ET
Welcome & Alpha-1 Foundation Update, Scott Santarella, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation
2:20 – 3:00 pm ET
Alpha-1 Lung & Liver Disease, Oliver McElvaney, MD, Seattle Children’s, Seattle, WA
3:00 – 3:30 pm ET
Break & Exhibitor Displays
3:30 – 4:30 pm ET
Alpha-1 Research Panel with Medical and Scientific Leadership
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm ET
Advocacy – Open Enrollment 2022, Presenter TBA Maryland Health Connection in Montgomery County
5:00 – 5:30 pm ET
COVID-19 Update, Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, PhD, Immediate Past Chair, Alpha-1 Foundation Board of Directors, and Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP
Clinical Director, Alpha-1 Foundation
5:30 – 6:00 pm ET
6:00 – 7:00 pm ET
7:00 pm ET
Dinner with Medical and Scientific Leadership
St. Louis Alpha-1 Education Day
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Click here to view the presentations – COMING SOON
Los Angeles Alpha-1 Education Day
Saturday, August 20, 2022
2021 Alpha-1 Education Days
February 27, 2021
March 20, 2021
April 17, 2021
August 28, 2021
October 2, 2021
These Alpha-1 Education Day learning activities have been approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 4 hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE).
In order to qualify to receive the continuing education certificate, you must attend all event sessions for the day. This information will be verified using the email address you registered with. As per AARC guidelines, we cannot honor your request if you have not attended all sessions.
To request your CRCE certificate, please email Kim Caraballo at email@example.com. Please include your AARC number in the email if you have one; no other licenses are needed. All requests must be submitted within 2 weeks of attending the event. Certificates will be emailed to you within 3 weeks of your request.
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
Please visit our E-Education section to view videos of past Education Days and National Conferences.