News from Anticoagulation Forum
June 2016

In this issue

June 30 Webinar  *  AC Forum's new etc.talks series  *  Bootcamp and conferences  *  
Research Awards  *  Save the Date: AC Forum 14th National Conference

June Webinar: NATF Atrial Fibrillation Consensus Document

Thursday, June 30 at 1:00 ET
This webinar will discuss the Atrial Fibrillation Consensus Document recently published by the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF). Similar to the clinical guidance published by AC Forum on managing VTE, this initiative is a multi-disciplinary document that provides concrete and practical guidance on the treatment of atrial fibrillation. 

Presenter: Christian Ruff, MD, MPH, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston
Moderator: Sara Vazquez, PharmD, University of Utah Health Care Thrombosis Service

AC Forum webinars are free and open to all healthcare professionals

Join us for etc.talks taping in Hamilton, ONT

AC Forum is going from print to video and we need your help! 

etc.talks is a series of videotaped discussions on different aspects of thrombosis care presented in our VTE Clinical Guidance. We're looking for studio audience members for our first taping on Friday, June 24 in Hamilton, Ontario. The presentations will include "Managing DOACs" by David Garcia, MD, University of Washington, and "DOAC Therapy Can Be Reversed!" by John Elkelboom, MBBS, McMaster University.

The event is June 24 from 12:00-1:30 (ET) and includes lunch and a one-hour recorded presentation. Email Kim High at AC Forum for information and to register.

Join us!

5th Regional AC Forum Bootcamp

October 6-7, 2016
Hotel Albuquerque At Old Town
Albuquerque, NM registration $399

Boot Camp is a compact training program focusing on the fundamentals of anticoagulant therapy. The program offers a small group setting with instruction given by leaders in the field and plenty of time for Q&A. Continuing education credits are offered for physicians, nurses and pharmacists. 

For more information visit
Mayo Medical Laboratories presents "Clinical Laboratory Update in Thrombosis and Anticoagulation"

September 7-9, 2016
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa
Pointe Vedra Beach, FL

The conference will focus on clinically applicable and cutting-edge methods used in the evaluation and treatment of patients with arterial and venous thrombotic disorders. The increasing integration of direct oral anticoagulants will be covered as well as case studies presented by Mayo Clinic faculty.  For more information visit

Research Awards Available

The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) is offering Mentored Research Awards in 2017 to fellows or junior attending/junior faculty pursuing clinical or basic science research in hemostasis and/or thrombosis. Candidates must hold an MD or DO and be within seven years of completing their fellowship. Pre-proposals are due Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Read more at


The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) and the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network (ATHN) are offering the Dataset Research Engagement and ATHN Mentorship ("DREAM") Award to fellows or junior attending/junior faculty. Recipients will work with ATHN-affiliated, U.S.-based hemophilia treatment centers to conduct research using the national ATHNdataset under the guidance of experienced mentors. Candidates must hold an MD or DO and be within seven years of completing their fellowship. Pre-proposals are due Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Read more at or

Save the Date!
April 20-22, 2017

AC Forum's 14th National Conference on Anticoagulation Therapy

JW Marriott LA Live
Los Angeles, CA 

More information coming soon.

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