August 23-24th:

August 23-24th

69 Days 20 Hours 55 Minutes 57 Seconds

69 Days 20 Hours 55 Minutes

Sickle Cell
Summit 2024

Sickle Cell
Summit 2024

Sickle Cell
Summit 2024

Sharing knowledge, stories, and resources. Join the Sickle Cell Awareness Group and its partners for the Sickle Cell Disease Summit 2024.

Sharing knowledge, stories, and resources. Join the Sickle Cell Awareness Group and its partners for the Sickle Cell Disease Summit 2024.

Sharing knowledge, stories, and resources. Join the Sickle Cell Awareness Group and its partners for the Sickle Cell Disease Summit 2024.

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Sicklce Cell Summit 2024 header image
Sicklce Cell Summit 2024 header image

Meet the Co-Chairs

Meet the Co-Chairs

Delaney Hines

Dr. Ewurabena Simpson

Delaney Hines

Dr. Ewurabena Simpson

About the Summit

About the Summit

7.5 hours of credits

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Clinician & Community Tracks

Clinician &

Community Tracks

In-Person Sessions

Clinician & Community Tracks

Clinician &

Community Tracks



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, approved by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. You may claim a maximum of 7.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).



This year’s summit will be delivered in person, featuring two days of presentations with a comprehensive program for healthcare providers, health system leaders, health policymakers, government officials, researchers, patients, caregivers, advocates, and industry partners!



This year’s summit has two learning tracks:

-Clinician Track (for medical professionals)

-Community Track (people affected by sickle cell disease, students, policymakers etc)



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, approved by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. You may claim a maximum of 7.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).


This year’s summit will be delivered in person, featuring two days of presentations with a comprehensive program for healthcare providers, health system leaders, health policymakers, government officials, researchers, patients, caregivers, advocates, and industry partners!


This year’s summit has two learning tracks:

-Clinician Track (for medical professionals)

-Community Track (people affected by sickle cell disease, students, policymakers etc)



7.5 hours of credits

Clinician & Community Tracks

In-Person Sessions

Clinician & Community Tracks

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, approved by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. You may claim a maximum of 7.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

This year’s summit will be delivered in person, featuring two days of presentations with a comprehensive program for healthcare providers, health system leaders, health policymakers, government officials, researchers, patients, caregivers, advocates, and industry partners!


This year’s summit has two

learning tracks:


-Clinician Track (for medical professionals)

-Community Track (people affected by sickle cell disease, students, policymakers etc)



The theme for this year’s summit is:

“Innovation in Sickle Cell Disease Care”

The theme for this year’s summit is:

“Innovation in Sickle Cell Disease Care”

The theme for this year’s summit is:

“Innovation in Sickle Cell Disease Care”

The Program

The Program

After participating in this two-day program, among other topics, participants will acquire knowledge in multiple topic areas and have a better understanding of:

After participating in this two-day program, among other topics, participants will acquire knowledge in multiple topic areas and have a better understanding of:

Gene Editing and other curative therapies in sickle cell disease

Gene Editing and other curative therapies in sickle cell disease

Gene Editing and other curative therapies in sickle cell disease

Ensuring workplace accessibility for people living with sickle cell disease

Ensuring workplace accessibility for people living with sickle cell disease

Transfusion medicine in sickle cell disease

Transfusion medicine in sickle cell disease

Self-advocacy and other capacity-building supports

Self-advocacy and other capacity-building supports

What family members need to know about living longer with sickle cell disease

What family members need to know about living longer with sickle cell disease

Modifying therapies

Modifying therapies

Digital and behavioral interventions in sickle cell disease – using technology to improve health outcomes.

Digital and behavioral interventions in sickle cell disease – using technology to improve health outcomes.

Advocacy for health systems change in sickle cell disease matters

Advocacy for health systems change in sickle cell disease matters

Priapism and other complications specific to men with sickle cell disease

Priapism and other complications specific to men with sickle cell disease

Fertility issues in sickle cell disease

Fertility issues in sickle cell disease

Summit Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Airport West.

 5444 Dixie Rd, Mississauga,ON L4W 2L2

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Airport West.


5444 Dixie Rd,

Mississauga,

ON L4W 2L2

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Location

Address: 235-415 Oakdale Rd. North York, ON M3N 1W7


Phone: GTA: 416-745-4267


Email: info@sicklecellanemia.ca

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Location

Address: 235-415 Oakdale Rd.

North York, ON M3N 1W7


Phone: 416-745-4267


Email: info@sicklecellanemia.ca

Got a Question?

Want to Support Us?

© SCAGO - All Rights Reserved -Disclaimer - Charitable Registration #: 83332 0872 RR 0001