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  • Monday, March 01, 2021 8:00 AM | Blood Banks (Administrator)

    Call for Abstracts

    The Blood Banks Association of New York State (BBANYS) invites physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals to submit abstracts for presentation at our 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting (June 3-4, 2021). The meeting will feature scientific sessions, discussions, and networking opportunities among professionals in the field. Share your blood banking and transfusion medicine research with colleagues who are working to improve the safety, efficacy, and proper utilization of blood products. Transfusion medicine, cellular therapy, and patient blood management, including research, clinical, educational, or administrative topics/projects are welcome. Investigators at all career stages are encouraged to submit abstracts.


    Speakers selected to present will give either a 10-minute oral presentation or a poster presentation at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. Annual Meeting registration will be waived for abstracts selected for oral presentation. The top oral abstract presentation and poster will be selected for a prize (to be announced).


    All abstracts must be received before the May 15, 2021 deadline. All submissions must include: a title, an abstract of no more than 500 words, list of all authors (one author who is able to present at the meeting), and up to two (2) graphs/charts/graphics. Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Abstract Subcommittee.


    Authors will receive an email confirming receipt of their submission. Notification of acceptance will be emailed to authors. If you experience difficulty with your submission, please contact bbanys@bbanys.org or call 866-397-8883.

    2021 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Form

  • Monday, March 01, 2021 8:00 AM | Blood Banks (Administrator)

    The 2021-2024 BBANYS Board of Directors has a seat with your name on it!  Are you ready to help shape the future of BBANYS?  Help make BBANYS the best organization to meet the needs of blood bankers in New York!  New BBANYS Board members and Executive Officers will be elected at the 2021 Virtual Business Meeting.  Nominate yourself or someone you know who you think would be a good fit.  Nominations are due by midnight Eastern time, April 19, 2021.

    Board Nomination Form

  • Monday, March 01, 2021 8:00 AM | Blood Banks (Administrator)

    Know someone who is an up-and-coming leader in the field of transfusion medicine?  Someone who has really stepped up and shown leadership and innovation?  Recognize their efforts and nominate them for the Barb Gonnella Leadership Award!  This Award includes complimentary admission to the BBANYS Annual Meeting.

    Nominees must meet the following qualifications:

    • BBANYS member in good standing (including Student members)
    • Blood bank/transfusion professional for less than 10 years
    • Demonstrated leadership and/or innovation in an aspect of improving quality in transfusion medicine.

    Nominations may be submitted by any member in good standing; self-nominations are acceptable.  Completed forms must be submitted by April 16, 2021.

    About Barb Gonnella: Barb was a dedicated leader who was active in many aspects of the BBANYS, including the coordination of the newsletter and the annual meetings. The Barb Gonnella Fostering Future Leaders Award is presented in memory of Barb Gonnella’s contributions to BBANYS.

    Download a nomination form


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