Fellows and Junior Faculty Participate in 2015 ASH Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America
Apr 21, 2015
The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of ten hematologists selected to participate in the third ASH Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America (CRTI-LA). This education and mentorship program, being held April 21-22, 2015, in Cartagena, Colombia, prior to the Society’s Highlights of ASH® meeting in Latin America, is designed to prepare current hematology and hematology/oncology fellows and junior faculty working in Latin America for careers in patient-oriented clinical research.
Statement from ASH President David A. Williams, MD, on Passage of Senate Bill to Repeal Sustainable Growth Rate
Apr 15, 2015
Last night the Senate
passed legislation permanently repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate, a
flawed formula mandating annual reductions in Medicare physician payments, and
replacing it with a 0.5 percent annual physician pay increase for the next five
American Society of Hematology Provides ‘Bridge Funding’ for Critical Blood Disease Research
Apr 14, 2015
The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the latest recipients of the ASH Bridge Grant Awards. These one-year, $150,000 awards are designed to provide critical interim support for hematology research proposals that, despite earning high scores, could not be funded by the NIH due to severe funding reductions. The 11 ASH Bridge Grant recipients announced today join 51 hematologists that have received funding since ASH committed $9 million in Society funds to create the program in 2012.