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This 2½-day multidisciplinary program is designed to appeal to first time attendees and to returning participants. Expert reviews of the essentials will be augmented with selected new topics and discussions of advances and innovations.

This year's conference will feature:

  • Nationally and internationally recognized leaders will present didactic sessions and conduct interactive discussions
  • Fundamentals will include in-depth reviews of basic principles, procedures, prescribing, clinical management and care of special populations
  • Updates on selected disease indications will be supplemented by case studies and new clinical science
  • Symposia will review plasma exchange, cell apheresis modalities, technology innovations, billing practices and program management
  • The popular concurrent sessions on Frontiers in Apheresis Science and Expertise in Apheresis Practice will continue with updated topics
  • Breakfast with the Experts will be offered for two days. Each session will focus on a different area of interest and will provide opportunities for interactive discussions
  • Participants will be offered interactive small group sessions led by experienced practitioners focused on various techniques and machines used in therapeutic apheresis
  • Conference attendees will have the opportunity to submit challenging cases for discussion during a daily expert panel session

Target Audience: The target audience for this initiative includes physicians and allied health professionals interested in therapeutic apheresis, including both established practitioners and those embarking on a new apheresis service. The content is aimed at nephrologists, hematologists, clinical pathologists, blood bankers and nurses.

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Location

San Diego Marriott Del Mar
11966 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 523-1700
Fax: (858) 523-1355
ReservationsHotel Information

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the special discount rate of $179. Discounted rates apply until the reservation deadline of Saturday, February 2, 2019, or until all rooms in the group block have been reserved, whichever occurs first. Once the room block has been filled, discounted group rates may not be available. We encourage you to make your reservation early. Please identify yourself as a participant of the UC San Diego 2019 Apheresis meeting when making your reservation.

Please note: To receive the discounted group rate, lodging must be booked directly with the hotel.

By staying at the host hotel, you help UC San Diego meet their contractual obligations and keep registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decisions.


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