Patient Symposium
SAVE THE DATE | October 1, 2022

Salve Regina University, 100 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840

in the O’Hare Academic Building

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On behalf of the Boston Lymphatic Center, a joint program between the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, welcome to the 2022 Boston Lymphatic Symposium! The Boston Lymphatic Center is a Comprehensive Center of Excellence and the Symposium is held in partnership with the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN).

This years Patient Symposium is about "Life in Balance with Lymphedema" and will be held on October 1, 2022 at the Salve Regina University, 100 Ochre Point Ave in Newport, RI in the O’Hare Academic Building.  We will be frequently updating this site - so please check back for updates.


Looking forward to seeing you soon!


Theresa Whiting, Chair Lymphatic Patient Symposium

Theresa Whiting
Chair, Patient Symposium
Patient Advocate, Boston Lymphatic Center

October 1, 2022

In-Person Salve Regina University, Newport, RI

Who would benefit from attending the Patient Symposium?

  • Patients with all types of lymphatic disorders
  • Family and friends
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapists
  • Salve Regina Nursing Students
Registration Type In-Person Early Registration
until 6/30
Patient | Family | Friend$85$70
Salve Regina Nursing Students$25$25

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made before September 1, 2022 will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made after this date will not be refundable

Need Accommodations?

Boston Lymphatic Symposium has a discounted room rate that we can extend to you...

Quality Inn & Suites- Newport 
936 West Main Rd , Middletown RI  02842
call 401 846-7600   |

Call directly to book at this discounted rate of $260.00 per night

*a one night minimum is acceptable with your credit card payment and is available by calling and asking for the Boston Lymphatic Symposium discount


Breakout Sessions - ASK THE EXPERTS

  • Seated Lymphatic Yoga Class with Barbara Jackson - Be guided through a gentle seated practice to improve your lymphatic health with breathing techniques and gentle yoga movements to promote muscle contraction to promote relaxation, and tension relief.
  • The experts from Jobst will answer all of your questions on the right compression and fit
  • Support for pediatric caregivers. Hear from Tiffany Detlefsen and daughter Emma and Kerri Kulesza with daughter Drew on how they deal with Pediatric Lymphedema