SCDAA’s 48th Annual National Convention 2020 Is Going Virtual!

Given the current uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and its implications for attendee safety and travel, as well as for public health concerns, SCDAA’S 48th Annual National Convention is moving to a virtual gathering!

Registration for the 48th Annual National Convention is open!

Click here to view our program!

Learn more about our speakers.

Join hundreds of healthcare professionals, patients, families, CBOs, community leaders and advocates on Tuesday, October 13 through Saturday October 17th   for a richly engaging and educational multidisciplinary conference.

Why Attend?

  • Inspiring Speakers – Expand and enhance your knowledge with innovative and current best practice strategies by leading experts, memorable experiences, and collaborative sessions.
  • Applying for Continuing Education Credits.
  • Dedicated Sessions – Look forward to sessions built around multidisciplinary care and designed to inspire and challenge your thinking regarding the management, care, and clinical trials of patients with sickle cell disease.

Engaged Community  

Connect and interact with healthcare leaders and professionals, and leave with new relationships, knowledge, inspiration, and resources.


We are pleased to offer scholarships for patients to attend SCDAA’s National Convention next month. We will accept applications from individuals in the United States and internationally on a first-come, first-served basis. We’ve reduced the cost to attend the Convention per scholarship to $25 USD. We will provide up to 50 scholarships to international patients; U.S. patients should note that we are only accepting applications from those associated with a member organization. Click the corresponding link below to apply:

Once selected, accepted applicants will receive a discount code to register.