World Thrombosis Day

The global world thrombosis day movement

VTE Symposium

VTE Educational Symposium: Expert Update on the Risk and Burden of Disease

Thursday, 12 October, 2017, 2:00-5:00 pm ET
Lenox Hill Hospital - Bruno Presentation Room
100 East 77th Street, New York, NY, USA

You are invited to attend a free educational symposium in New York City spotlighting the important topic of hospital-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) in recognition of World Thrombosis Day 2017. Co-hosted by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and Northwell Health, learn the latest developments from an esteemed line-up of global thrombosis experts, plus an interactive panel discussion featuring a thrombosis survivor. 

This symposium is FREE and all are welcome to attend, including physicians, allied health professionals, nurses, urgent care teams, medical students, media, and others. CME credit will be available. Register now! Contact Barbara Krolak at with questions or for more information.

Symposium Speakers:

  • Gary Raskob, PhD, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Chairman, World Thrombosis Day Steering Committee
  • Alex Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FFCP, FRCPC, System Director of Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services, Northwell Health; Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Professor, The Merinoff Center for Patient-Oriented Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
  • Mark Goldin, MD, Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Arielle Dance, PhD, Thrombosis Survivor and Patient Ambassador


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