About (Re)Imagining Health Conference

About (Re)Imagining Health Conference

November 16 & 17, 2018
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta


Registration Is Now Open

Accreditation Update

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 9.75  Mainpro+ credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 9.75 hours.


About the Conference

The Faculty of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy in conjunction with Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta invites you to join us for the 2018 (Re) imagining Health: Sickle Cell Anemia & Thalassaemia: An International Biomedical-Sociocultural Conference taking place on November 16 – 17, 2018.

The purpose of the conference is to bring together multiple voices to support and build inclusive an equitable teaching and learning environments for medical staff, sickle cell disease patients, their families, first responders the public and other stakeholders. The event will be targeted towards patients and their families, physicians, surgeons, researchers and other medical practitioners within the community committed to finding a cure for Sickle Cell Anemia and more knowledge of the continued effects of sickle cell anemia trait.

Abstract submissions have now closed. If you are interested in presenting at the (re) imaging health conference please email scfa@buksa.com


Venue Information

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta
11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9


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Program & Speakers

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Did you know?

Extremely cold weather can trigger a pain crisis in a child. Even when bundled up in a snowsuit, the shift in temperature may be enough to cause red blood cells to begin sickling in just a few minutes of outdoor play.