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Virtual Dinner Program – Apoyo y Comunidad:

Join us virtually for an evening of education. Our Virtual Educational Dinner Programs are open to all patients with a bleeding disorder and their immediate family members.

Bleeding disorder participants and their immediate family (living in our service area) who register by September 7 and are logged in for the full 1.5-hour program will receive a GrubHub Gift Card* for HASDC to purchase dinner on a later date. *One per family. 

En asociación con Novo Nordisk y Dr. Leslie Soto-Velez. Obtenga más información sobre cómo la hemofilia afecta a sus seres queridos y conéctese con otros cuidadores en la comunidad para obtener apoyo e información que ayuden a sobrellevar la responsabilidades de cuidar a alguien con hemofilia.

In partnership with Novo Nordisk and Dr. Leslie Soto-Velez. Learn more about how hemophilia affects loved ones and connect with other caregivers in the community for support and information to help cope with the responsibilities of caring for someone with hemophilia.

Marquez Washington 
SR HCL – Southern California, Hawaii, Novo Nordisk

Dr. Leslie Soto-Velez
Director of the Hemophilia Treatment Center, University of Puerto Rico

La Dra. Leslie Soto Vélez, MD es hematóloga / oncóloga pediátrica certificada en San Juan, Puerto Rico. Obtuvo su Maestría en Medicina en la escuela de Ciencias Médicas de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, donde también completó su residencia en pediatría en el Hospital Universitario de pediatría. Es directora del Centro de Tratamiento de Hemofilia de la Universidad de Puerto Rico y directora del Centro de Detección de Neonatos y Enfermedades Hereditarias. Ha sido profesora asistente en el Departamento de Pediatría, sección de Hematología / Oncología de la Universidad de Puerto Rico desde el 2014. Es miembro de la Academia Estadounidense de Pediatría y la Sociedad Americana de Hematología / Oncología Pediátrica. 

This program will be presented in Spanish ONLY. 



Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 5:30PM – 7:00PM


5:20 PM Connect to Zoom link (make sure everything is working)
5:30 PM Welcome & Program Begins
6:30 PM Q&A
7:00 PM Program Concludes


Registration for this program is now closed.


How do I join the webinar?
After you have registered via the HASDC website, a join webinar link will be emailed to you from HASDC. Please use the “Click Here to Join” link in that email.

How do I access video from my smart phone or tablet?
Download the free Zoom App available for apple, google and android. If you have already downloaded Zoom, please make sure to download the most recent upgrade.

Is this a video conference? Can people see me?
No, your video camera will be turned off upon entry into the webinar. All participants will be placed on mute.

How do I submit questions during the program?
Please use Zoom’s chat feature to submit questions during the program. We will make sure to answer them during the Q&A. We ask that you only use this feature to submit questions and limit conversation.

I don’t have a strong enough internet connection at home or a device: There is a call-in option for the conference. Please let us know ahead of time if this is an issue for you and we will send you the presentation images and the call-in number.

What if I get disconnected or can’t login?
We will be actively troubleshooting throughout the web-conference. Text 619-325-9401 if you have any technical difficulties and we will try to help you get back into the web-conference. We encourage everyone to start logging in at 5:20 pm so that we have time to help you troubleshoot and you will still be eligible for the dinner.

Who is eligible for a gift card?
Bleeding disorder participants and their immediate family (living in our service area*) who register and are logged in for the full 1.5-hour program are eligible for a GrubHub gift card* to purchase dinner on a later date. *One gift card provided per family. *Our service area is San Diego and Imperial Counties. If there is availability, those living outside our service area may qualify; distributed in order based on registration date/time. 

How will I receive my dinner gift card?
If pre-registered and you are logged in and actively participating during the full 1.5-hour for the web-conference (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM), you will be emailed a e-gift card from GrubHub to be used to purchase dinner on a later date (please note: gift cards will be sent to the email you used to register).