CanVECTOR National Thrombosis Seminars

Introducing National Thrombosis Seminars

CanVECTOR is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural CanVECTOR National Thrombosis Seminar series: live, monthly, virtual webinars featuring state-the-art thrombosis / venous thromboembolism (VTE) lectures presented by both Canadian and international experts!

The series will run from September 2020-April 2021 with the exception of October 2020. Each webinar will be free to register and attendees are eligible for CME credits as the CanVECTOR National Thrombosis Seminars is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Stay tuned for complete details on the schedule of events and speakers.

September 2020 - COVID-19 and Thrombosis – Concept of Immunothrombosis


Program / Speakers 

  • Theme: COVID-19- VTE Research
  • Keynote Speaker
    • Dr. Agnes LeeMedical Director of the Thrombosis Program and Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    • Title: COVID-19 and Thrombosis – Concept of Immunothrombosis
  • Featuring
    • Dr. Tobias TritschlerGeneral Internal Medicine physician, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Title: Anticoagulation in hospitalized patients with COVIDÔÇÉ19: an individual patient data network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
  • Featuring
    • Dr. Edward Conway - Director of the Centre for Blood Research and Professor of Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada 
    • Title: The role of complement in SARS-CoV-2-triggered thrombosis

Learning objectives

  1. To review the incidence of VTE in COVID-19
  2. To introduce the concept of immunothrombosis
  3. To understand the potential role of immunothrombosis in COVID-19

Date / Time

  • Monday, September 21, 2020
  • 12:00-1:00 pm (EST)


2020-2021 Program Schedule

  • September 2020
  • November 2020
  • December 2020
  • January 2021
  • February 2021
  • March 2021
  • April 2021

A list of programs / speakers for each month coming soon.