Introducing the NBCA Journal Club

Introducing the NBCA Journal Club

Staying current with the latest research and medical advancements can be challenging for any clinician as they care for patients and balance countless other responsibilities.

That’s why the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is proud to announce the launch of our inaugural Journal Club.

Through the NBCA Journal Club, we aim to provide clinicians interested in thrombosis and thrombophilia with a platform to discuss recently published research and invite paper authors to participate in the discussion.

Ultimately, our goal is to further enhance the life-saving medical care that blood clot patients receive. 

The Journal Club’s first session convenes Thursday, September 7 at 3 p.m. ET to discuss a research paper titled, “Association of Changes in Antithrombin Activity Over Time with Responsiveness to Enoxaparin Prophylaxis and Risk of Trauma-Related VTE,” published in JAMA Network on June 22, 2022. 

This event is intended for a clinical audience with an interest in thrombosis and thrombophilia. 

The discussion will feature leading clinical experts: 








Jessica C. Cardenas, PhD 

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston; Assistant Director, Center for Translational Injury Research Core Laboratory 








Bryan Cotton, MD, MPH, FACS 

Professor, Department of Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston; Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Shock–Trauma ICU at Memorial Hermann Hospital 








William Geerts, MD, FRCPC

Professor, Department of Medicine at University of Toronto; Director, Thromboembolism Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 








Elliott Richard Haut, MD, PhD, FACS

Vice Chair, Quality, Safety, & Service in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and at The Johns Hopkins Hospital