Leveraging Early-Stage Funding for Career Development

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make further updates to this program.

40% off Use Code NBF19Tuesday, September 17, 2019
2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) 7:00 – 8:00 PM (GMT)
Master Program Number: 19EL-473 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Scientific
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Research Scientists, Resident/Fellow, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Newly Independent Researchers
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate

Director/Panel Member: Amy Quiggins, MFA, Director, National Blood Foundation, AABB, Bethesda, MD
Moderator/Presenter: Jim D. Gorham, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Services, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
Co-Presenters: Krystalyn E. Hudson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; Karina Yazdanbakhsh, PhD, Executive Director of Research, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, NY; John D. Roback, MD PhD, Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Realize potential grant opportunities beyond the NBF or other early-stage funding.
  • Identify potential meetings to submit abstracts, and journals to submit manuscripts.
  • Describe the AABB Abstract Committee’s perspective on a quality abstract and oral presentation.
  • Distinguish industry associations and societies for further education and peer networking.
  • Describe the benefits of identifying and working with one or more mentors to assist in early-career development.

Program Description

You’ve got some grant funding under your belt and recently established an independent lab, now what? NBF Scholars at different stages of their careers will discuss manuscript publishing, poster presentations, industry collaboration, and the incomparable value of mentorship for new investigators. Each of them will describe their experience utilizing industry tools available for career advancement, including AABB and NBF leadership opportunities. Engage in this open-forum panel discussion to gain key insight into taking your research career to the next level.


   Program #
Single Viewer: Live Register19EL-473-2035
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register19EL-473-4035
Group Viewing: Live Register19EL-473-6035
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register19EL-473-8035
Group Viewing: Live & On-Demand Register19EL-473-9935

Continuing Education Credit

AABB estimates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each to be eligible for 1 continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel, Florida Lab Personnel and General Participation credit. The final number of credit(s) and credit types awarded for this program (live or on-demand) will be determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.

Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.