World Thrombosis Day VTE Educational Symposium

World Thrombosis Day VTE Educational Symposium

ed-symposium-social-graphicDiscussion Point: The Importance of Hospital-Associated VTE

To highlight the important topic of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE), the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) is very pleased to be participating in a World Thrombosis Day VTE educational symposium, on October 13, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm (EDT), at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in New York City.

The symposium, co-hosted by Northwell Health and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), the organization that manages World Thrombosis Day, will include a panel of  three leading experts as they discuss several key topics pertaining to hospital-associated VTE.

The topics to be addressed include:

  • Thrombosis disease burden
  • Health system implementation of routine VTE risk assessments
  • Evidence-based prevention strategies

This event also will feature an engaging panel discussion, plus remarks from a patient ambassador.

All are welcome to attend this no-cost event, including physicians, allied health, nurses, urgent care teams, medical students, media, and others. CME credit will be available.

Panel of Experts and Ambassadors 
  • Gary Raskob, PhD, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Alex Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FCCP, System Director of Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services, Northwell Health, and Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine
  • David Rosenberg, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM, Director, Evidence Based Clinical Practice, Northwell Health, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine
  • Sara Wyen, NBCA Manager of Communications & Health Marketing, a PE survivor and NBCA patient ambassador

To register for this event and find out more information, please click here.

To download a PDF flyer about this event, please click here
If you have questions, please contact


Carmen’s Cause

September 21, 2019
Roanoke, Virginia

Walkathon for Cicily

October 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.

2019 TCS New York City Marathon

November 3, 2019
New York, New York