Conferences

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management
of the New Normal

Patient and Family Conferences in 2015

ConferencesThe Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation is Meeting You Where You Are in 2015 by offering six free patient and family conferences on aplastic anemia, MDS, PNH, bone marrow transplantation.  Each program will provide you with answers from leading medical experts and the chance to connect with as many as 150 other patients and their caregivers.

The Saturday regional format makes it easy for family members and caregivers to attend at a time that's convenient to school and work schedules. All conferences focus on providing answers about your diagnosis and treatment and managing your new normal.  

Are you a newly diagnosed patient, a long-term survivor, a caregiver, or friend of a patient?  This one-day patient and family conference on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Managing Your New Normal  will have something for you.

Conference

Attending conferences means being at the forefront.  It's always interesting, always changing, and it's great to see familiar faces as well as meet new friends who understand.

Join more than 100 patients and family members from your area and around the nation, as we bring you face-to-face with leading medical experts and connect you to other patients and families.
 
You won't want to miss this informative and inspirational event!

Join us again to learn more about advances in treatment, discover new strategies for living well with bone marrow failure diseases, connect with friends, and participate in support forums.

Why Should You Attend? 

  • Hear from leading experts and learn more about your diseases, current treatments, and emerging therapies
  • Explore a variety of topics on managing the new normal of life with a bone marrow failure disease
  • Have your questions answered. Plenty of time will be provided in every session.
  • Meet other patients and family members, connect to a Community of Hope in your area, or learn about our Peer Support Connection
  • Learn how AA&MDSIF can help you through this life-changing experience
  • And…It’s FREE! Advance registration is required.

Registration NOW OPEN!

Baltimore  March 28, 2015 Cleveland  May 2, 2015
San Francisco  July 18, 2015 Boston September 19, 2015
Chicago  October 24, 2015 Tampa  November 14, 2015

Can't attend in person? You will be able to follow select sessions on the Internet! Watch for information on live webcasts.

Read wrapups from 2013 and 2012.

Regional One Day Conferences

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Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Come join us for the 2015 regional patient and family conference in Baltimore.
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Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Come join us for the 2015 regional patient and family conference in Cleveland.
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Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Come join us for the 2015 regional patient and family conference in Boston.
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Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Come join us for the 2015 regional patient and family conference in Chicago.
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Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Come join us for the 2015 regional patient and family conference in Tampa Bay.