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FALL 2017

The Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)
invites healthcare organizations worldwide to participate in this week dedicated to educating patients and healthcare professionals about patient blood management.

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Patient Blood Management Awareness Week 2017
Poster and Timeline

Printable Poster Timeline

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Please consider making a donation to your Society. Your donations will help us to improve the lives of people throughout the world through Patient Blood Management.


SABM 2017 Newsletter Publication Schedule

February | May | August | November

Carolyn Burns, MD

Associate Editor
Tiffany Hall, RN

Carolyn Burns, MD
Pierre Tibi, MD
Tiffany Hall, RN
Becky Rock, RN
Kevin Wright 


SABM Officers and


News & Events

Thank you to all our SABM members for their attendance and interaction at the 2017 Annual Meeting.  We had a total of 368 attendees take part in Portland, Oregon.  Our Annual Meeting continues to be a place for seeing old friends, connecting with new ones and taking advantage of the opportunity for furthering our personal and professional education in Patient Blood Management (PBM).

Many thanks to our 26 exhibitors who provide constant support for SABM activities by showcasing their latest and greatest in PBM tools, tests, and technologies.  We look forward to upcoming opportunities for industry collaboration.

Take a look through the several photos below from the 2017 Annual Meeting.  Please click on the link to see more of your colleagues and Annual Meeting events.

Congratulations to the 71 graduates of the Certificate Course!  Click the link to see your name in lights.  The faculty enjoyed the interaction with attendees, and welcomes any input you might provide as we move forward with improving this comprehensive immersion PBM course.

Finally, don’t forget to obtain your copies of the 2nd Edition of the SABM Quality Guide as well as the 4th Edition of SABM Standards.  These Standards can be used to accelerate adoption of evidence-based practices and clinical guidelines in any institution, bringing proven treatment and management strategies that improve patient outcomes at the bedside. SABM continues to be THE leader in PBM resources both nationally and internationally and is proud to provide members with these valuable resources.

 Contributor:  Dr. Carolyn Burns


Above: Immediate Past President Dr. Nabil Hassan presenting the Gavel to incoming SABM President, Dr. Tibi.



PBM for Patient Blood Management Section

Save the Date for SABM's Annual Meeting
September 13 – 15, 2018
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
New York, New York

Consider submitting your future manuscripts in PBM for peer review and publication in this new section. The success of this endeavor will depend on the provision of material to make it lively and attractive to our colleagues and other professionals in the field.

Members Invited to Submit Papers CLICK HERE

 Join SABM's Call to Action for Medicare to Expand Coverage for Treatment of Anemia!

HERE for detailed information about what you can do to get involved.

View the New Fourth Edition Clinical Standards for PBM

View the New Second Edition Quality Guide to Administrative and Clinical Standards

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