Decision Making and Preparation for Transplant: Sickle Cell Patients and Clinical Perspectives

When:  Sep 15, 2021 from 12:30 to 13:30 (CT)
Join us on September 15 at 12:30 - 1:30 PM CT/1:30 - 2:30 PM ET, for the second webinar in the new ASTCT & NMDP Sickle Cell Webinar Series, in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness month. This webinar will feature presentations from clinicians and patient speakers on the decision making process for sickle cell patients and transplant. Other topics include:

- ASH Guidelines for BMT with Sickle Cell Disease
- How to optimize patients for transplant
- Patient selection criteria

This webinar will be moderated by Dr. Folashade Otegbeye, and feature presentations by Dr. Santosh Saraf (UIC), and Dr. Mark Walters (UCSF). Each webinar in this series will also highlight patient's lived experiences within each of the topics.

There will be a short Q&A section at the end of the webinar, so be sure to register and submit any questions in advance that you would like answered during the webinar by emailing This webinar will be recorded and the recording and slides will be posted 24-48 hours after the live event.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The France Foundation and the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT). The France Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.