Sickle Cell Transition – How do you implement the six core elements successfully in an adult practice?

Presented by:

Nirmish Shah, MD
Duke University

Faculty Disclosure: Nirmish Shah, MD, has disclosed that he receives research support from GBT, is a consultant for GBT, Novartis, Forma, Emmaus, and Vertex, and on the speakers’ bureau for GBT, Novartis, Emmaus, and Alexion. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: July 22, 2022
Expiration Date: July 21, 2023

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists

Learning Objectives:
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • The participants will become familiar with the 6 core Elements of Got Transition.
  • The participants will become familiar with the adoption of an education curriculum for adolescent and young adults with sickle cell disease.
  • The participants will learn how to implement the core elements of Got Transition in a pediatric practice.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resource(s) for further study:

  • Brousseau DC, Owens PL, Mosso AL, et al. JAMA. 2010;303(13):1288-1294
  • Blinder MA, Vekeman F, Sasane M, et al. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013;60(5):828–835.



For additional information, contact Debbie Ringdahl at 352-273-9120 or e-mail

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