CME Information

Activity Title

EAHAD 2021 Conference Briefings


Gene Therapy in Hemophilia

Accreditation Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Release Date

March 8, 2021

Expiration Date

March 7, 2022

Estimated Time to Complete Activity

30 minutes


Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

Paul Batty, MBBS, PhD
Queen’s University at Kingston
Ontario, Canada

Pratima Chowdary, MRCP, FRCPath
Royal Free Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Frank W.G. Leebeek, MD, PhD
Erasmus University Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Steven W. Pipe, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Annette von Drygalski, MD, PharmD
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California


  1. There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.
  2. Review the activity objectives and CME/CE information.
  3. Complete the CME/CE activity
  4. Complete the online posttest. A score of 100% is required to successfully complete this activity. The participant may take the test until successfully passed.
  5. Complete the CME/CE evaluation/attestation form, which provides each participant with the opportunity to comment on how participating in the activity will affect their professional practice; the quality of the instructional process; the perception of enhanced professional effectiveness; the perception of commercial bias; and his/her views on future educational needs.
  6. Credit documentation/reporting:
    • If you are requesting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or a certificate of participation—your CME/CE certificate will be available for download.



This activity is jointly provided by The France Foundation, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders.

This activity is intended for physicians (hematologists), nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses managing patients with hemophilia. The activity is also intended for scientists with an interest in basic, translational, and clinical research in hemophilia around the world.

As development of gene therapy for hemophilia continues into Phase 3 clinical trials, and approval of this therapeutic approach is anticipated, it is essential for all members of the hemophilia care team to be knowledgeable and poised for the integration of this new therapeutic approach into clinical practice.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The France Foundation, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), and the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD). The France Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The France Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Nurses who are certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) may utilize activities that are certified by ACCME-accredited providers toward their requirement for certification renewal by the ANCC. A certificate of attendance will be provided by The France Foundation, an ACCME accredited provider.

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The France Foundation, ISTH, and EAHAD require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TFF, ISTH, and EAHAD resolve all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, TFF, ISTH, and EAHAD seek to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. TFF, ISTH, and EAHAD are committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.

Activity Staff Disclosures
The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at The France Foundation who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at the ISTH who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at EAHAD who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty Disclosures–Activity Faculty

The following faculty report that they have relevant financial relationships to disclose:

TFF, ISTH, and EAHAD require CME faculty (speakers) to disclose when products or procedures being discussed are off label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational. This includes any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary, or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty in this activity may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of US Food and Drug Administration-approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. TFF, ISTH, and EAHAD do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. If you have questions, contact the Medical Affairs Department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

This activity is supported by educational grants from BioMarin, Spark Therapeutics, and uniQure, Inc.

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