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VTE Educational Symposium

International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and Northwell Health
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Oct 12 2:00PM - 5:00PM

You are invited to attend a free educational symposium in New York City spotlighting the important topic of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) in recognition of World Thrombosis Day 2017. Co-hosted by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and Northwell Health, learn the latest developments from an esteemed line-up of global thrombosis experts, plus an interactive panel discussion featuring a thrombosis survivor and patient ambassador.

Symposium Speakers:

  • Gary Raskob, PhD, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Chairman, World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee

  • Alex Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FFCP, FRCPC, System Director of Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services, Northwell Health; Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

  • Mark Goldin, MD, Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

  • Arielle Dance, PhD, Thrombosis Survivor and Patient Ambassador

Registration opens at 2:00 pm ET and the program begins at 2:30 pm ET.

Presentation topics will include the risk and burden of thrombosis, individual VTE risk assessment in hospitalized medical patients, the latest research updates, implications of venous thromboprophylaxis for medically ill patients, and more.CME credit will be available.

This symposium is FREE and all are welcome to attend, including physicians, allied health professionals, nurses, urgent care teams, medical students, media, and others. Register now! Contact Barbara Krolak at with questions or for more information.

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