Deadline Extended Until June 17, 2019!

If you are you a researcher, community-based member organization, physician, nurse, social worker or someone working on behalf of people living with sickle cell disease and their families, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. would like to highlight your work at the 47th Annual National Convention.

*To be eligible, abstracts must meet guidelines and be submitted by June 17, 2019.

Submission Instructions

Abstract text must be written in English and contain the following:

TITLE: Use a concise title typed in CAPITAL LETTERS.

AUTHORS: List authors’ names (First name, Middle Initial, Last name) and institutional affiliations as briefly as possible.

ABSTRACT TEXT: Structure text utilizing the following subheading: Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.


UPLOAD TABLES/CHARTS: (supported Document: “JPG”, “GIF”, “BMP”, “PNG”, “JPEG”) One file per abstract submission.

Abstracts without results will not be accepted.

Please contact Natasha Thomas with any questions:

Review Process

Abstracts will be reviewed and ranked by the National Abstract Review Committee.
Abstract finalists will be judged during oral presentation at the Convention gala.
“Best Abstract” in each category will be announced at the conclusion of the SCDAA 47th Annual National Convention.
Special awards for the best student and trainee abstracts will also be given.

*Upon submission you will also be prompted to submit a Disclosure form.

Click here to download and complete the Disclosure Form.

Click here to submit your abstract.