Meetings, Research Awards, CME


NATF's Thrombosis Summit 2016
October 1, 7:00 am-noon

Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston

Leading experts in thrombosis medicine share game-changing developments in the prevention and treatment of heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism. These include innovations to manage heart attacks, guideline-based management algorithms for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, links between thrombophilia and infertility, techniques for overcoming heart valve thrombosis, and strategies for advocacy in thrombosis prevention. Three survivors of thrombotic events also share their inspiring stories of recovery.
This program is ideal for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, NPs, PAs, allied health professionals.  Patients and family members, caregivers, and patient advocates are encouraged to attend.

Earn up to 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 3.5 NABP CPE credits

For more information, click here


Society of Hospital Medicine Launches Online Toolkit, Free CME Webinar Series

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has developed new online resources for the prevention and treament of VTE. The resources include a downloadable toolkit of 15 short articles designed to be quick reads for the busy hospitalist, a four-part CME webinar series, and a five-minute training video on discharge strategies. AC Forum board member Scott Kaatz was the lead editor for the toolkit and narrates the training module; fellow board member Allison Burnett joined other experts as contributing editor and host of one of the webinars. 

The online resources are available free to SHM members and nonmembers. CME credit is available for the webinars, which will be online until May 31, 2018.
For more information visit  SHM VTE Treatment Toolkit.


HTRS Research Awards

The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) is offering Mentored Research Awards in 2017 to fellows or junior attending/junior faculty pursuing clinical or basic science research in hemostasis and/or thrombosis. Candidates must hold an MD or DO and be within seven years of completing their fellowship. The pre-proposal deadline has been extended to Friday, July 22, 2016. Although both hemostasis and thrombosis applications are welcome, hemostasis applications are encouraged. Read more at

Mayo Medical Labs Conference

Mayo Medical Laboratories is holding a conference Clinical and Laboratory Update in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation, September 7-9, 2016 at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa, Pointe Vedra Beach, FL. The conference will focus on clinically applicable and cutting-edge methods used in the evaluation and treatments of patients with arterial and venous thrombotic disorders. The increasing integration of direct oral anticoagulants will be covered as well as case studies presented by Mayo Clinic faculty. The conference is being presented by the Mayo Clinic Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Mayo Medical Laboratories with Mayo Continuing Nursing Education. For more information and to register visit

5th Annual Anticoagulation Boot Camp

October 6-7, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Boot Camp is a compact training program with a comprehensive curriculum focusing on the fundamentals of anticoagulant therapy and all aspects of treatment including clinic administration and patient education. The model relies on a small group setting with instruction given by leaders in the field of anticoagulation and plenty of time for Q&A. Boot Camp will offer continuing education credits offered for physicians, nurses, pharmacists. For registration information:

Anticoagulation Forum Biennial Conference

April 20-22, 2017, JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA - SAVE THE DATE

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 anticoagulation 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. Registration and general information will be available soon.