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  • Friday, March 24, 2023 2:17 PM | Erin Reyes (Administrator)

    Do you 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 Fostering Future Leaders 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.

    Nominations are due by Friday, April 14, 2023.

    Submit a Nomination

    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.

  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023 8:28 AM | Erin Reyes (Administrator)

    Hello BBANYS Members,

    Are you ready to help shape the future of BBANYS?  We are now accepting nominations for the 2023-2026 Board of Directors!  Help make BBANYS the best organization to meet the needs of blood banking and transfusion medicine professionals in New York State.  New board members and executive officers will be elected at the 2023 Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, May 11 in Saratoga Springs.

    BBANYS Board Member Qualifications and Expectations

    • Must be a BBANYS member in good standing
    • Agree to the expectations outlined in the BBANYS Board Commitment to Serve
    • Commit to attending one monthly hour-long Board meeting via Zoom
    • Agree to attendance and participation at in-person Annual Meeting
    • Coordinate submission of one newsletter article per year (writing may be delegated)
    • Coordinate submission of one podcast per year (may also be delegated)
    • Agree to serve as a committee chair or co-chair

    Click the link below (member login required) to nominate yourself or someone you know that would be a good fit by the deadline of midnight EDT, Friday, April 7, 2023.

    Submit a Nomination

  • Thursday, February 02, 2023 10:00 AM | Erin Reyes (Administrator)

    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 (plus 5 minutes for Q&A) or a poster presentation at the 2023 Annual Meeting.  Meeting registration will be waived for abstracts selected for oral presentation.  Prizes will be given to the top oral and poster presentations.

    Submissions due April 21, 2023.

    Download Submission Form

    Register for the Annual Meeting!


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