Join us at AABB 2018 in Boston on October 13–16. This is a must-attend educational and networking meeting for health care providers in the field of patient blood management, transfusion medicine, and cellular therapy. Several Mayo Clinic staff members will be presenting general session and abstract presentations throughout the meeting. Additionally, several of our staff will be conducting poster presentations throughout the show.

National Decision Support Company and Mayo Medical Laboratories will be in booth 2636. Stop by and chat with our experts to learn about CareSelect® Blood—a comprehensive approach to patient blood management.

MAYO CLINIC PRESENTATIONS

Friday, October 12
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
State of the Research Symposium on TACO, TRALI, and TAD
Daryl Kor, M.D.

Saturday, October 13
8 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
How to Develop and Implement a Sound Survey: Principles, Instruments, Experiences
Jeffrey Winters, M.D.

Sunday, October 15
10:30 a.m.–Noon
Blood Bank Guy Essentials LIVE! Featuring Connie Westhoff and Mark Yazer
Justin Kreuter, M.D.

4 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
How Severe Is This Donor Reaction? Let Me Count the Ways
James Stubbs, M.D.

Monday, October 16
4 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Strategies for Collaborative and Effective Blood Product Inventory Management
Justin Kreuter, M.D., and Karafa Badjie, SBB(ASCP)

4 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Next Generation Immunohematology: Serology and DNA-Based Testing in the Modern Day Reference Laboratory
Craig Tauscher

Tuesday, October 17
7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Help! I Can’t See the Forest for the Trees—Using Data Effectively to Drive Meaningful Change
Pamela M. Johnson; Lisa Button; and Chelsea Conn, MLS(ASCP)

7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Providing Engaging Transfusion Medicine Education in the 21st Century: Lessons Learned from Creating a Nationwide Webinar, a Simulation Laboratory, and a Podcast
Justin Kreuter, M.D.

9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
My Patient Is Refractory to Platelet Transfusions. . . . Now What?
Justin Kreuter, M.D.

9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Don’t Let Change Leave You in the Dust!
Valerie Wynne Halling; Teri Coyle, MLS(ASCP); and Amy Mata, MLS(ASCP), SBB(ASCP)