Meetings, Events, CME

The Anticoagulation Forum offers several ongoing programs for professional development some of which include the opportunity for continuing education credit.

Boot Camp Seattle

October 17-18, 2014, Westin Seattle

Boot Camp is a basic training program for providers new to the field or those who want a refresher. It will include comprehensive curriculum focusing on the fundamentals of anticoagulant therapy in a small group setting with instruction given by leaders in the field of anticoagulation.  Both Boot Camp will offer continuing education credits offered for physicians, nurses, pharmacists. For registration information:

Anticoagulation Forum Biennial Conference

April 23-25, 2015, Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC

This national conference brings together approximately 1,000 physicians, pharmacists and nurses from throughout the country as well as international participants. Presentations by the leading experts in the field of anticoagulants medicine cover current topics and provide practice changing, evidence based information that can be brought back to the clinic for immediate implementation. This event also provides an opportunity for multi-disciplinary networking.

Grand Rounds

Nationally renowned faculty available to speak at your hospital!

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education, in partnership with the Anticoagulation Forum, is sponsoring a new series of grand rounds meetings for 2013. This program is being offered to community hospitals nationwide and provides education on using anticoagulation therapy for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

These one-hour education sessions will include a nationally renowned speaker, who will be available to visit your site and provide an interactive presentation. The program will include a 45-minute didactic lecture followed by a 15-minute question and answer session. In addition, the expert speaker may be able to consult on specific issues for one hour after the program.

We are offering this program to AC Forum members first. If you would like one of our speakers to present at your hospital's Grand Rounds, please contact Michael Burk at or call 617-638-6499. Please note if your facility participated in last year's series we will not be able to schedule a program again this year due to grant requirements.


Programs offered by our peer organizations

Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America (THSNA)

April 10-12, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

The Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America (THSNA) will hold its 2nd comprehensive scientific meeting dedicated to thrombosis and hemostasis issues in Chicago, IL from April 10-12, 2014. This summit is a collaboration of the thirteen leading non-profit organizations in both fields. THSNA will provide a focused forum for 2,000 attendees with an interest in bleeding and clotting disorders to network, learn, and share across disciplines and disease states.

International Society of thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH)

June 23-26, 2014, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ISTH will hold its 60th annual Scientific and Standardization Committee meeting (SSC) devoted to discussion of diagnostic standards, disease nomenclature and classification, and the latest research on bleeding and thrombotic disorders in Milwaukee, WI, USA, from June 23-26, 2014.