The Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network (SCAPN) was established in 2002 with a mission to establish a network for healthcare providers 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.



To establish and support an interactive network of healthcare providers and investigators who serve adults with sickle cell disease.


  • Foster communication and facilitate interaction among adult sickle cell health care providers and investigators to address:
    • difficult clinical issues, research priorities, and collaboration, patient advocacy.
  • Educate and disseminate information about adult sickle cell disease to all health care providers:
    • clinical management and research opportunities
  • Attract and engage/support the participation of (new) health care providers and investigators in adult sickle cell disease.





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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





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