Education Day DoctorsWe remain dedicated to educating Alphas, their families, healthcare professionals and others about Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. The Association hosts educational programs that allows patients to interact with one another and gain invaluable information from Alpha-1 experts. These events allow Alphas and their families to hear Alpha-1 experts speak on pertinent health information and the latest research. 


Our E-Education is available to you to hear presentations anytime and anywhere. There are more than 100 important presentations made at previous educational events available to you.


2014 Education Days

Register today for one of the six Education Days nearest to you! It is a two-day event that includes a patient dinner followed by a daylong educational session covering many topics that affect Alphas.  This is a great way to interact and meet other Alphas in your area!



Join us for our 23rd Annual National Education Conference which will be held in Kansas City on June 6-8, 2014! This is the largest gathering of Alphas in the world! It is a great opportunity to talk to other Alphas and experts of Alpha-1. Click here to view the National Conference page for information about the conference. 

Educational Publications

Educational materials are published with the Alpha-1 Foundation on a variety of topics, including: the basics of Alpha-1, literature for newly diagnosed Alphas, Alpha-1 Carriers and a Healthcare Providers Guide. Information is available to parents of Alpha-1 children through its partnership with Alpha-1 Kids. 


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