Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy

Practicing Excellence in Transfusion Therapy

Educational events

VCU Medical Center

Upcoming events

For information on educational events, please see the PET brochure [PDF].

Recent events

Transfusion in the Acute Care Setting: Where’s the Evidence? [PDF]
Lena Napolitano, M.D.
Division Chief, Acute Care Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Associate Chair for Critical Care
University of Michigan Health Systems
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007

Best Practices in Blood Management: Practicing Excellence in Transfusion Therapy
VCU Medical Center
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006


Welcome [PDF]
Bruce D. Spiess, M.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology and Emerging Medicine
Director, VCU Reanimation engineering Shock Center (VCURES)
Co-Director, PET project
VCU Medical Center
History of Transfusion: A Look at the Past and Glimpse of the Future [PDF]
Richard K. Spence, M.D., FACS
Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs
Infonate Inc.
West Chester, Pa.
The Implications of Outcome Trials for Transfusion [PDF]
Dean Fergusson, M.H.A., Ph.D.
Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute
Asst. Prof, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Community Medicine
University of Ottawa
Ontario, Canada
Current Risks of Transfusion: What changed: Immunomodulation and TRALI [PDF]
Neil Blumberg, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Clinical Laboratories, Strong Memorial Hospital
Director, Transfusion Medicine/Blood Bank
University of Rochester Medical Center
Oxygen is Good and Blood goes Round and Round: The True Physiologic basis for Transfusion [PDF]
Kevin R. Ward, M.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Physiology and Biochemistry
Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
VCU Medical Center
Associate Director, VCURES
The Role of the Transfusion Committee in a Transfusion Excellence Program [PDF]
Susan D. Roseff, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine
Co-Director, PET Project
VCU Medical Center
Techniques to Maximize Blood Conversion [PDF]
Jeffrey A. Green, M.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
VCU Medical Center
Lessons Learned from the Jehovah's Witnesses [PDF]
Aryeh Shander, M.D.
Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management and Hyperbaric Medicine
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
A CEO's Perspective [PDF]
Tim Morgan
The Rush/Morgan Group
The Transfusion Decision [PDF]
Bruce D. Spiess, M.D.