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Education

ASH is the world's leading provider of hematology education. The Society offers a wide array of educational products and services for clinicians and scientists at any stage in their careers.

Continuous Professional Development

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. ASH support hematologists' commitment to lifelong learning through a variety of activities that offer CME credit and maintenance of certification (MOC) points.

ASH Academy

ASH Academy is an eLearning platform that provides opportunities to obtain continuing medical education and maintenance of certification credits. 

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ASH On-Demand

ASH On Demand is a new multimedia platform developed by ASH that provides convenient on-demand viewing of a variety of ASH educational meetings and webinars.

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  • Image Bank
    The ASH Image Bank is an extensive Web-based educational library of hematologic imagery.

    ASH Teaching Cases
    ASH Teaching Cases emphasize standard approaches to classic hematologic problems and are designed to simulate the steps involved in diagnosing a patient, from taking the history and performing a physical exam, to ordering and interpreting lab tests, to making a final diagnosis and following the clinical course of the disease.

    Benign Hematology Curriculum
    The Benign Hematology Curriculum (BHC) is a series of free, web-based videos designed to supplement education in benign hematology for fellows. Each course focuses on a different benign hematology topic, with the goal of providing fellows with an educational resource that might not be available locally.

    CML Interactive Cases
     According to the American Cancer Society, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) accounts for 15 to 20 percent of leukemias in adults. Management options for patients with CML include disease control using tyrosine kinase inhibitors, potential cure with allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), and palliative therapy with cytotoxic agents. Among the factors that may inform treatment choice are phase of CML, patient age, presence of comorbidities, donor availability for HCT, and response to treatment with tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

    This educational activity provides an opportunity to explore two different CML cases. Learners will navigate treatment decisions based on patient presentation, history, and other findings that may impact the therapeutic approach.

  • ASH e-Learning
    Obtain continuing medical education and maintenance of certification credits through knowledge testing and meeting evaluations.

    • ASH Self-Assessment Program
    • CME and MOC
    • Meeting Evaluations
    • ASH Teaching Cases
    • Biosimilars Program
    • CML Interactive Cases
    • Benign Hematology Curriculum

    ASH Webinars
    ASH regularly hosts educational webinars that feature presentations by experts in the field, cover current information on how to best diagnose and care for patients, and provide time for speakers and participants to discuss relevant issues during a question-and-answer session.

    ASH webinars are offered live and recordings are archived for on-demand viewing.

    Featured Programs
    Converting Teaching into Educational Scholarship through Publishing Webinar, 18 April 2018

     

    In this interactive workshop, Grace Huang, Editor-in-Chief of MedEdPORTAL and editorial board member for Academic Medicine, will discuss how every teaching activity is an opportunity to 'make it count twice' by transforming it into a scholarly product. She will focus on educational interventions that have generalizable value to others and have been evaluated to some extent and will provide tips on how to position your work in a way that highlights your ideas.

  • The American Society of Hematology (ASH) offers multiple funding and training opportunities for hematology fellows, junior faculty, and senior research faculty at various career stages. Apply for one of the following career-enhancement awards or training programs to get the research funding, training, or guidance needed to move your hematology career forward.

    ASH-AMFDP Award
    This four-year postdoctoral research grant aims to help scholars from historically disadvantaged backgrounds receive acdemic and research appointments the field of hematology.

    ASH Bridge Grant
    This award provides funding for investigators who submitted a hematology-related NIH R01 grant in the past 18 months and whose proposals were scored but denied funding due to budget cutbacks.

    ASH Clinical Research Training Institute
    This yearlong education and mentoring program for hematology fellows and junior faculty at academic medical centers offers education on clinical research methods, research collaborations, statistical analysis, and managing the demands of family and career.

    ASH Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America
    This workshop is intended for fellows and early- to mid-career hematology faculty working in Latin American countries who are engaged in clinical research and training and who wish to become more familiar with clinical trial design and execution.

    ASH-EHA Translational Research Training in Hematology
    This training and mentoring program, which kicks off with a week-long course in Europe, helps junior researchers build successful careers in hematologic translational research.

    ASH Global Research Award
    This award, which promises to be accessible to individuals across geographical regions, is designed to support future international scientific leaders, increase hematology capacity, and nurture global collaboration.

    ASH Latin American Training Program
    This program helps build hematology capacity in Latin America by providing funding for hematologists or hematology-related health care professionals to receive 12 weeks of training on a specific priority area for the region.

    ASH Medical Educators Institute
    This yearlong program, which includes a webinar series and in-person workshop, develops future leaders in hematology education by providing a "boot camp" in teaching techniques, medical education scholarship, and career development.

     

    ASH Research Training Award for Fellows
    Open to both MD and MD-PhD researchers between their second and fifth year of fellowship, this award is designed to encourage junior researchers to pursue a career in academic hematology.

    ASH Scholar Award
    This award provides fellows and junior faculty with partial salary or other research support during that critical period required for completion of training and achievement of status as an independent investigator.

    ASH Visitor Training Program
    This provides funding for hematologists or hematology-related health care professionals in the developing world to receive up to 12 weeks of training on a specific topic or technique in the clinic or laboratory of an ASH member.