A New Era for Sickle Cell Disease, Acute Porphyria, and More

By Basem M. William, MD On Monday, the Director of the Division of Hematology Products in the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Ann Farrell, MD, chaired the two special ASH-FDA Joint Symposia focusing on new...

From Left Behind to Front and Center

By Janice Staber, MD There have been years when the hemostasis and thrombosis community might have felt a little left behind at the ASH annual meeting. However, here in Orlando, sessions on hemostasis and thrombosis were discussed front and center. From the...

The Road to Wisdom: ASH-ASPHO Pediatric Choosing Wisely Collaboration

By Lynn Malec, MD, MSc, and Janice Staber, MD “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”  – George Bernard Shaw The Choosing Wisely® campaign is an effort led by the American Board of Internal Medicine...

Constructing an Idea: From Wings to Landing Gear

By Janice Staber, MD “Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.” — Charles Douglas Jackson In the Special-Interest Session, Systems-Based Hematology: How to Implement Evidence-Based Programs for Virtual Hematology Consults and Anticoagulation Stewardship, Michal...

Special Sessions Offer Inside Look at Peer Review

This year’s meeting will offer two Special-Interest Sessions tailored for all those who have an interest in learning more about both sides of the peer review process. First Editor-in-Chief of Blood Bob Löwenberg, MD, PhD, will lead the discussion “How to Get Published...

Understanding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Hematology

The ASH Women in Hematology Working Group invites you to attend a thought-provoking, interactive lecture and reception that looks to recognize the value and impact of women in our field. Julie K. Silver, MD, of Harvard Medical School, will be speaking on Accelerating...

ASH RC Update

The ASH Research Collaborative (ASH RC) is a nonprofit organization established by ASH in 2018 to foster collaborative partnerships to accelerate progress in hematology and improve the lives of people affected by blood diseases. This two-part initiative consists of...

ASH Practice Partnership Lunch Spotlights Genomic/Genetic Testing

The ASH Practice Partnership is the Society’s network of practice-based hematologists with interests in practice-related policies, quality of care, new health care delivery systems, and practice management issues. The ASH Practice Partnership Lunch is a special...

A One-of-a-Kind “How I Treat” Experience

Hearing the words “How I Treat” might stir up a diverse array of concepts for hematologists. It can refer to both the popular compendium series of Blood articles as well as the format of talks given at the ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies, but it is always...

Meet the Blood Editors

The “Meet the Blood Editor” sessions provide attendees the opportunity to meet with the associate editors of Blood and discuss recent changes to the journal as well as submission and peer-review processes and policies. Seating for the hour-long session is limited and...

Career-Development Lunch Sessions

Career-Development Lunch Sessions, open only to trainees wearing a blue badge, will provide an intimate venue for trainees to meet with leaders in the field to discuss careers in multiple practice areas within hematology, including basic, clinical, and translational...