Upcoming FWGBD meetings and other events related to raising awareness and improving care of women and girls with blood disorders.

WGSCD Kick Off Meeting

On September 23, the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders will be holding the first Women & Girls with Sickle Cell Disease (WGSCD) Learning Action Network at UT Southwestern, Dallas TX. To learn more about the WGSCD LAN, please contact info@fwgbd.org for more information. 

4th Annual WGBD LAN Meeting

The 4th annual in-person meeting of the Women & Girls with Blood Disorders (WGBD) Learning Action Network will be hosted at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX from September 23 - 25.

SCDAA 46th Annual National Convention

On October 10-13, the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) will host their annual convention in Baltimore, MD.  Come say hello to FWGBD in the exhibitor hall. For more information and to register for the convention, visit sicklecelldisease.org.

NHF 70th Bleeding Disorders Conference

On October 13, Kerry Funkhouser will be presenting in the What’s New: Resources and Research for Women with Bleeding Disorder(s) session at the NHF 70th Bleeding Disorders Conference.  The conference is being held October 11-13 in Orlando, FL.  For more information and to register for the conference, visit hemophilia.org.

World Thrombosis Day

Join FWGBD on October 13 in raising awareness about thrombosis and the unique implications for women. For more information, visit worldthrombosisday.org

2018 National Conference Being Visible: Women with Hemophilia

The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan is hosting a national conference for women diagnosied wiht hemophilia A or B or carriers who are symptomatic November 9-11 in Grand Rapids, MI. Kerry Funkhouser and Dr. Roshni Kulkarni are serving on the conference faculty.  For more information, visit hfmich.org.

Additional Events of Interest


National Outreach for von Willebrand Conference

The Arizona Hemophilia Association will be holding their 2018 NOW Conference for patients and caregivers November 16-18 in Phoenix, AZ. For more information, visit arizonahemophilia.org

AC Forum 15th National Conference

The Anticoagulation Forum will be holding their national conference April 11-13, 2019 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  For more information, visit acforum.org.