• Research and Resources for Collaboration

  • Network with Adult Sickle Cell Providers

  • Patient Care Resources

  • Education on Clinical Management and Research Opportunities

The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN)

The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN) was established in 2002 with a mission to establish and support an interactive network for healthcare providers and investigators who serve adults with sickle cell disease.  This was the first, and remains the only, national organization that offers a home for healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines who focus on adult-oriented research, clinical care, provider education/training, mentorship and advocacy in sickle cell disease.


The Sickle Cell Disease Council for Change Releases its first report: Improving Vaso-occlusive Crisis Management

The Sickle Cell Disease Council For CHANGE recently released its first report supported by Pfizer, which identifies isses and objectives to address for improving the acute care of sickle cell disease.  The Council for Change is a group of leading experts, advocates, and patients in the United States who are passionate about driving forward advances to improve management and acute care of SCD patients. Please click here to see the report.





September 6 -8, 2018 - 10th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Educational Seminar

Integrative Medicine and Sickle Cell Disease: A Multi-Disciplinary 21st Century Approach

Keynote Speakers: Cage Johnson, MD and Elliott Vichinsky, MD

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Contact: cassie@cayennewellness.org or www.cayennewellness.org to register


September 7-8, 2018  -  Duke School of Nursing Sickle Cell Disease Symposium

Duke School of Nursing

Details to follow


October 10 - 13, 2018 - 46th Annual National Convention

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA)

"Celebrating Diversity Within the Sickle Cell Community: Commitment, Innovation, Practice"

Baltimore, Maryland


October 22-23, 2018

Sickle Cell in Focus

Natcher Conference Center, Ruth L. Kirschstein Auditorium

45 Center Drive

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Besthesda, MD 20894


October 27, 2018

Racing to Improve SCD care Access and Outcomes

Atrium Health (Formerly Carolinas Healthcare System)

Location: The Speedway Club

5555 Concord Pkwy South

Concord, NC 28027



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    The Annual SCAPN symposium will be held at the 2018 Annual NHLBI Clinical Research Meeting

    August 15, 2018

    45 Center Drive

    Bethesda, MD 20894

    Reception will be held at Doubletree by Hilton on Tuesday, August 14th at 6:00pm - 8120 Wisconsin in Bethesda, MD




  • Welcome to SCAPN.net

    We are excited to launch our new website!  A big thank you to the Doris Duke Foundation.  We are now a 501(c)3 organization that facilitates Research, Networking and Resources for Health Care Providers of Sickle Cell Adults!  We welcome you to visit the site and become interactive with us.

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    Click here to become a member and stay informed of all the upcoming news and events.   SCAPN is a 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible.