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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.

Upcoming 2022 Alpha-1 Education Days

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

Saturday April 30, 2022 

Agenda

 

10:30 – 11:15 am ET
Coffee Meet & Greet

11:15 – 11:30 am ET
Alpha-1 Foundation Update
Scott Santarella, President & CEO, Alpha-1 Foundation

11:35 – 12:00 pm ET
Genetics, Rare Alleles, & Family Testing
Mark Brantly, MD, Scientific Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

12:00 – 12:30 pm ET
Alpha-1 Research Registry and Clinical Trials Physician Panel
Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, Ph.D., Alpha-1 Foundation Chair of the Board of Directors, and Mark Brantly, MD, Scientific Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

12:30 – 1:30 pm ET
Visit the Exhibit Hall

1:30 – 2:00 pm ET
Your Voice Matters, Advocating for your Priorities to Further Our Mission
Miriam O’Day, Senior Public Policy Advisor & James Romano, MPA, MBA, Advocacy Advisor

2:00 – 2:30 pm ET
COVID-19 Update

Jeanine D’Armiento, MD, Ph.D., Chair, Board of Directors, Alpha-1 Foundation, and Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP, Clinical Director, Alpha-1 Foundation

Registration

Click here to register for the Alpha-1 Education Day!

 

Thank you for attending the Alpha-1 Education Day!

 

Click here to view the March 26 Alpha-1 Education Day Presentations

Thank you for attending the Alpha-1 Education Day!

 

Click here to view the February 12 Alpha-1 Education Day Presentations

 

 

2021 Alpha-1 Education Days

AARC Accreditation

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 kcaraballo@alpha1.org. 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.

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.
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