Messages from WFH President Alain Weill and Deon York, Lay member, WFH Board of Directors

The WFH Virtual Summit: Connecting the Global Bleeding Disorders Community is only a few weeks away! This important free event will take place from Monday, June 15 to Friday, June 19, 2020, with a pre-Summit event happening on Sunday June 14. The Summit will allow participants to connect with the community and increase their knowledge of new developments in bleeding disorders care from the comfort of their homes.

Alain Weill, WFH President, talks about the innovative spirit that made it possible for the WFH to develop the WFH Virtual Summit. Watch his video here:

The WFH Virtual Summit will offer participants a rich scientific and medical program, and a diverse multidisciplinary program as well. Here, Deon York, Lay member, WFH Board of Directors, shares an inspiring message and an overview of the multidisciplinary program that will be part of the event.

Speaker highlights

  • Jill Johnsen:  Associate Member, Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute
  • Steve Pipe:  Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, University of Michigan
  • Bhajan Singh:  Clinical Professor, University of Western Australia

Session highlights

  • What does quality of life mean to you? Living with (an inherited) bleeding disorder in a changing world
  • Redefining prophylaxis in the modern era
  • Impact of challenges of bleeding disorders in women and girls

Watch the video here:

The WFH Virtual Summit will be held in English, and select sessions will be translated. We will confirm translations in future communications.

For updates, please visit our new Virtual Summit web page here.  Our online program now includes detailed session descriptions. Click here to read more about our experienced faculty.