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SAVE THE DATE

September 20, 2019

Red Cell Genotyping 2019: Patients First

The 9th Annual Symposium co-hosted by Versiti and the Department of Transfusion Medicine, NIH Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health symposium will be held on the NIH campus in Bethesda MD. 

Additional details coming soon!  For inquiries, contact Natasha Leon, Versiti, 638 N 18th Street, P.O. Box 2178, Milwaukee, WI 53021-2178  nmleon@versiti.org    

 

Final Program                       Program Brochure

Online registration is now open.  You may also register onsite at the meeting

Registration Fee: $95.00

Please allow sufficient time to pass through NIH security

Scientific Committee
Willy A. Flegel, MD – National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Disclosure: RHD genotyping royalty recipient and intellectual property right owner

Gregory A. Denomme, PhD, FCSMLS(D) – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
Disclosures: Grifols, SA – Speaker’s Bureau, Honorarium; Ortho Clinical Diagnostics– Speaker’s Bureau, Honorarium ; AABB Press – Author, Honorarium

Activity Director
Jerome L. Gottschall, MD – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
No relationship to disclose

Symposium Coordinators
Sue Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBB – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
Karen Byrne, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB – National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Amanda Rohde – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
Coordinators are not involved with content

Scheduled Speakers
Michael F Murphy,MD-AABB
No relationship to disclose

Karin M Hoffmeister, MD-Blood Research Institute, Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
No relationship to disclose 

Christopher Tormey, MD – Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Opal Lin-Tsai Reddy, MD – NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD
No relationship to disclose

Moira Lancelot, MD – Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Jill Johnsen, MD – University of Washington, Seattle, WA  
No relationship to disclose

Angelo D’Alessandro, MD– Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
No relationship to disclose

Matthew Karafin,MD-Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
No relationship to disclose

Christine M Cserti-Gazdewich,MD-Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
No relationship to disclose

John T Blake,PhD-Dallhousie University & Canadian Blood Services, Halifax, Canada
No relationship to disclose 

Fumiichiro,Yamamoto,PhD,Dr-HC
No relationship to disclose

Moderators
Willy A. Flegel, MD – National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Gregory A. Denomme, PhD, FCSMLS(D) – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
Jerome L. Gottschall, MD – Versiti, Milwaukee, WI
Charles D Bolan, MD – NHLBI, Bethesda, MD
No relationship to disclose

Faculty Oversight 
Rowena Punzalan, MD – BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
No relationship to disclose

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss how advances in molecular immunohematology are changing patient care.
2. Discuss patient care strategies from examples (vignettes) described during case reviews.
3. Review the fundamentals of the molecular basis for blood group antigen expression.
4. Identify red cell genotyping strategies to prevent alloimmunization.
5. Discuss the future of red cell genotyping in personalized transfusion medicine and its role in improving patient care.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
BloodCenter of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of theirparticipation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals BloodCenter of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

 

 


Online registration is now open.  You may also register onsite at the meeting

This enrollment area is for NIH and FDA employees only and requires a code for enrollment. Please contact  Karen Byrne kbyrne@cc.nih.gov