Statement from ASH President David A. Williams, MD, on Need for Changes to Maintenance of Certification, Comments on Assessment 2020 Report
Nov 05, 2015
As the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, the American Society of Hematology’s membership includes most of the 8,400 internists who hold hematology certificates issued by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). For more than 14 years, ASH has actively challenged the ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program on a number of fronts, including the lack of evidence that the program’s requirements improve the quality of medical care.
Statement from American Society of Hematology President David A. Williams, MD, on Passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
Oct 30, 2015
Early this morning, the Senate passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a compromise between Congress and the White House that will provide relief from harmful sequestration cuts for the next two years. The American Society of Hematology, the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, applauds the swift action taken by lawmakers in the Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives to raise the budget caps on funding for non-defense discretionary programs, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
ASH Announces Inaugural Jake Wetchler Foundation ASH Scholar for Pediatric Innovation Recipient
Oct 29, 2015
The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, today announced that Stephen S. Chung, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will receive the inaugural Jake Wetchler Foundation ASH Scholar Award for Pediatric Innovation for his research on the mechanisms of bone marrow failure syndromes.