Dr. (Henry) Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a Canadian physician who in the 1930s spearheaded the implementation of the first practical mobile blood collection and distribution system and promoted universal access to health care. This symposium, held in his honour, is an informative and entertaining event with participation of a full range of scientists and clinicians at all levels of training.
Held annually in the spring, the full-day Norman Bethune Symposium highlights recent research in bleeding and thrombosis. Abstract submission for oral & poster presentations is open to undergraduate students, graduate trainees, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, staffs & research associates.
The 2023 Norman Bethune Symposium has been cancelled. Visit the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) website for details on other CBR upcoming events: Norman Bethune Symposium - Centre for Blood Research (ubc.ca)