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Trainee Activities and Services

Trainee Sessions

ASH provides a variety of high-quality educational, career development, and networking opportunities to help trainees make the most of their meeting experience. The following activities and services have been identified as most relevant to the unique interests of undergraduates, medical and graduate students, residents, and fellows and are open only to annual meeting attendees with a blue trainee badge.

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will take place in person and stream simultaneously on the virtual platform. Session recordings will be available on demand on the virtual platform.

ASH Talk #1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

The ASH Talk sessions are 20-minute presentations, similar to a TED Talk, with dynamic speakers presenting timely topics. ASH Talks are the core plenary sessions of ASH-a-Palooza that take place at the top of each hour. The talks contain little to no slides and draw the entire audience of ASH-a-Palooza together, between the other microlearning and networking sessions that occur throughout the event (Blood Drops and Blood Buddies).

Chair:

Kaitlyn C Dykes , MD,BS
University of California San Diego
La Jolla,  CA

Speaker:

Andrew Srisuwananukorn , MD
Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Talk #1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

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ASH Talk #2: International Medical Graduates

The ASH Talk sessions are 20-minute presentations, similar to a TED Talk, with dynamic speakers presenting timely topics. ASH Talks are the core plenary sessions of ASH-a-Palooza that take place at the top of each hour. The talks contain little to no slides and draw the entire audience of ASH-a-Palooza together, between the other microlearning and networking sessions that occur throughout the event (Blood Drops and Blood Buddies).

Chair:

Kaitlyn C Dykes , MD,BS
University of California San Diego
La Jolla,  CA

Speaker:

Jane S Hankins , MD,MS
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis,  TN
International Medical Graduates

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Blood Buddies: Adult Clinical Classical Hematology

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: BMT Pediatric and Adult

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence)

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Industry Career Pathway

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: International Medical Graduates

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Medical Education

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: PhD/Lab

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Buddies: Quality Improvement

Trainees have the opportunity to meet with leaders in the field. Trainees sign up for a one-on-one Blood Buddy ten-minute mentoring session with a faculty member. Blood Buddies are experts in various hematology topic areas. This is an excellent opportunity for trainees to network with and receive mentorship from seasoned faculty. There are 3 Blood Buddies sessions at the event. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Buddies. The featured topics are: Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Classical Hematology; BMT Pediatric and Adult; Quality Improvement; Medical Education; PhD/Laboratory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; International Medical Graduates; Future of Hematology (Artificial Intelligence); Industry Career Pathway; Federal Career Pathway.

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Blood Drop: AMFDP

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Toyosi Onwuemene , MD,MS
Duke
Durham,  NC
AMFDP

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Blood Drop: ASH Advocacy

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Chancellor Donald , MD
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans,  LA
ASH Advocacy

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Blood Drop: ASH Advocacy

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Jennifer Holter-Chakrabarty , MD
University of Oklahoma Stephenson Cancer Center
Oklahoma City,  OK
ASH Advocacy

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Blood Drop: ASH Advocacy

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Bart L. Scott , MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Seattle,  WA
ASH Advocacy

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Blood Drop: Career Development and Job Searching

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Yvonne Adeduni Efebera , MD, MPH
OhioHealth
Columbus,  OH
Career Development and Job Searching

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Blood Drop: Career Development and Job Searching

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Urshila Durani , MD,MPH
Mayo Clinic
Rochester,  MN
Career Development and Job Searching

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Blood Drop: Career Development and Job Searching

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Alison R. Walker , MD,MBA,MPH
Moffitt Cancer Center
Wesley Chapel,  FL
Career Development and Job Searching

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Blood Drop: CRTI

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Brandon Blue , MD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa,  FL
CRTI

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Blood Drop: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Naresh Bumma , MD
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
COLUMBUS,  OH
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Blood Drop: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Julie E Chang , MD
University of Wisconsin
Madison,  WI
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Blood Drop: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Srinivas Devarakonda , MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Blood Drop: Federal Agencies

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Julie A. Panepinto , MD, MSPH
NIH
Milwaukee,  WI
Federal Agencies

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Blood Drop: Federal Agencies

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Cindy Roy
National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease
Bethesda,  MD
Federal Agencies

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Blood Drop: Federal Agencies

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Alice M. Cusick , MD
Veterans Affairs (LTC Charles S Kettles VA Medical Center)
Ann Arbor,  MI
Federal Agencies

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Blood Drop: HONORS

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Joshua A Fein , MD
Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York,  NY
HONORS

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Blood Drop: Industry and Community Career Pathways

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Chadi Nabhan , MD,MBA
Caris Life Sciences
Deerfield,  IL
Industry and Community Career Pathways

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Blood Drop: Industry and Community Career Pathways

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Nina Shah , MD
AstraZeneca
San Francisco,  CA
Industry and Community Career Pathways

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Blood Drop: Industry and Community Career Pathways

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Ajeet Gajra
Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY
East Syracuse,  NY
Industry and Community Career Pathways

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Blood Drop: International Medical Graduates

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Naren Epperla , MD,MS
The Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
International Medical Graduates

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Blood Drop: International Medical Graduates

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Nizar J Bahlis , MD
University of Calgary
Calgary,  AB, Canada
International Medical Graduates

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Blood Drop: International Medical Graduates

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Aditi Shastri , MD
Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx,  NY
International Medical Graduates

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Blood Drop: Malignant Hematology

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Sonali M. Smith , MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, 
Malignant Hematology

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Blood Drop: Malignant Hematology

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

John C. Byrd , MD
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati,  OH
Malignant Hematology

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Blood Drop: Malignant Hematology

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Hetty E. Carraway , MD,MBA
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,  OH
Malignant Hematology

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Blood Drop: MEI

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Ronak H. Mistry , DO
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville,  TN
MEI

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Blood Drop: MMSAP

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Sacha Belinda Mapombo Choupa
Meharry Medical College
Nashville,  TN
MMSAP

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Blood Drop: Phy-Sci

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

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Blood Drop: RTAF

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Vidyasagar Koduri , MD,PhD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Brookline,  MA
RTAF

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Blood Drop: Scholar

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Andrew J. Yee , MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,  TX
Scholar

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Blood Drop: Sickle Cell Disease

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Sherif M. Badawy , MD
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Chicago,  IL
Sickle Cell Disease

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Blood Drop: Sickle Cell Disease

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Daniel Bauer
Harvard University
Boston,  MA
Sickle Cell Disease

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Blood Drop: Sickle Cell Disease

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

John J Strouse , MD, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham,  NC
Sickle Cell Disease

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Blood Drop: TRTH

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Sara E. Meyer , PhD
Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Philadelphia,  PA
TRTH

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Blood Drop: Wellness

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Alfred I Lee , MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven,  CT
Wellness

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Blood Drop: Wellness

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Valentina Baez Sosa , MD
NIH
Bethesda,  MD
Wellness

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Blood Drop: Wellness

The Blood Drop sessions are five to ten-minute presentations designed to provide short bursts of learning. Each micro learning session will be held twice in a row and will allow the audience to move on to their next topic of interest. Blood Drops are blocks of topic-driven breakout sessions that occur three times throughout the event. They focus on a variety of areas such as disease-specific and career development topics, as well as ASH opportunities for trainees. Although the speakers roles are marked as primary and alternate, multiple speakers may be asked to present on the same topic if that topic will be repeated in the following sets of Blood Drops. The featured topics are: Malignant Hematology; Sickle Cell Disease; Career Development and Job Searching; Wellness; PhD; CRTI, TRTH, and MEI; RTAF, Scholar, and AMFDP; Phy-Sci, HONORS, and MMSAP; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; ASH Advocacy; International Medical Graduates; Career Pathway: Industry & Community; Career Pathway: Federal Agencies.

Speaker:

Paul Fishkin
Illinois Cancer Care
Peoria,  IL
Wellness

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Career Development Lunch

This session provides an intimate venue for trainees to meet with leaders in hematology to discuss careers in the wide array of practice areas within hematology, including basic, clinical, and translational research, PhD careers, careers in industry settings, and careers in private and clinical practice. There will are multiple tables dedicated to each career area and one faculty member at each table leading the discussion. A boxed lunch is provided. This is a first come, first served event that is usually very-well attended. The full list of topics covered are: Adult BMT; Pediatric BMT; Adult Clinical Malignant Hematology; Adult Clinical Classical Hematology; Clinical Careers in Hematology (Private Practice Careers); Government Careers (NIH and FDA); Industry Careers; Laboratory and Translational Hematology; Medical Educators in Hematology; Pediatric Clinical Hematology; PhD careers; Systems-Based Hematology; Global Hematology; Maternal Health; Medical Informatics and AI; Lifespan; and Geriatric Hematology.

Leidy Isenalumhe
Moffitt Cancer Center
Lutz,  FL

Yvonne Adeduni Efebera , MD, MPH
Ohio Health
Columbus,  OH

Speakers:

Rakhi P P. Naik , MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore,  MD
Hematology-Focused Fellowship Training Program (HFFTP)

Robert Stern
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
Boston,  MA
Hematology-Focused Fellowship Training Program (HFFTP)

Pallawi Torka
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo,  NY
International Graduate Hematology

Shruti Chaturvedi , MBBS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore,  MD
International Graduate Hematology

Tanya Wildes
University of Nebraska
Omaha,  NE
Geriatric Hematology

Alexander A Boucher , MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis,  MN
Lifespan Hematology

Matthew J. Maurer , DSc
Mayo University
Rochester,  MN
Medical Informatics & AI

Lars Bullinger
University of Ulm
Berlin,  Germany
Medical Informatics & AI

Paula James , MD, FRCPC
Queen's University
Kingston,  ON, Canada
Maternal Health

Ali Bazarbachi , MD, PhD
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut,  Lebanon
International Opportunities Hematology

Kohei Hosokawa , MD, PhD
Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Sci
Kanazawa,  ISH, Japan
International Opportunities Hematology

Vishal Kukreti
University Health Network
Toronto,  ON, Canada
Systems Based Hematology

Shannon Elf , PhD
The University of Chicago
Chicago,  IL
PhD Careers

Parvathi Ranganathan , PHD
Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
PhD Careers

Sara Vesely , PhD
The Univ. of OK Health Sciences Ctr.
Oklahoma City,  OK
Pediatric Clinical Hematology

Angela C Weyand , MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor,  MI
Pediatric Clinical Hematology

Andrew Volk , PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati,  OH
Laboratory and Translational Hematology

Sanjay Mohan
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville,  TN
Medical Educators in Hematology

Tapan M. Kadia , MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston,  TX
Medical Educators in Hematology

Danielle Townsley
Astra Zeneca
Potomac,  MD
Industry Careers

E. Leila Jerome Clay , MD
Johns Hopkins
Watertown,  MA
Industry Careers

Julie A. Panepinto , MD, MSPH
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda,  MD
Government Careers (NIH and FDA)

Cara Rabik , MD,PhD
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring,  MD
Government Careers (NIH and FDA)

Adrienne Hammill
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati,  OH
Pediatric Hematology

Emily Saul
Columbus Oncology and Hematology
Columbus,  OH
Private Practice Hematology

Maria Carter Febres , MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati,  OH
Pediatric Hematology

Alfred I Lee , MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven,  CT
Adult Classical Hematology

Payal Desai , MD
Wake Forest University
Charlotte,  NC
Adult Classical Hematology

Hanny Al-Samkari , MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston,  MA
Adult Classical Hematology

Sumithira Vasu , MD, MBBS
Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Adult Malignant Hematology

Basem William , MD
OhioHealth Marion General Hospital
Columbus,  OH
Adult Malignant Hematology

Sara Wall
Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus,  OH
Adult Malignant Hematology

Nirali N. Shah , M.D.
NIH
Bethesda,  MD
Pediatric BMT/CAR-T

Rayne Rouce , MD
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston,  TX
Pediatric BMT/CAR-T

Abdullah Mohammad Khan , MBBS, MSc
The Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Adult BMT/Cellular Therapy

Naresh Bumma , MD
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
COLUMBUS,  OH
Adult BMT/Cellular Therapy

Monique A Hartley-Brown , MD
DFCI
Boston,  MA
Adult BMT/Cellular Therapy

Sajad Khazal
MD Anderson Medical Center
Loma Linda,  TX
Pediatric BMT/CAR-T

Mikkael A. Sekeres , MD
University of Miami
Miami,  FL
Adult Malignant Hematology

Oyebimpe Adesina , MD,MS
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sacramento,  CA
Adult Classical Hematology

Yi Zheng , PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati,  OH
Pediatric Hematology

Steven Fein , MD,MPH
University of Miami
Miami,  FL
Private Practice Hematology

Elaine S. Jaffe , MD
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health
Bethesda,  MD
Government Careers (NIH and FDA)

Maria Chaudhry
Bristol Myers Squibb
Madison,  NJ
Industry Careers

Alisa S Wolberg , PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill,  NC
Laboratory and Translational Hematology

Sandhya Panch
National Institutes of Health
Seattle,  WA
Medical Educators in Hematology

Sarah O'Brien , MD,MSc
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus,  OH
Pediatric Clinical Hematology

Margaret Goodell , PhD
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,  TX
PhD Careers

Ashok Pai
University of California
Oakland,  CA
Systems Based Hematology

Ebru Koca
Baskent University
Ankara,  Turkey
International Opportunities Hematology

Lisa Baumann Kreuziger , MD,MS
Versiti
Milwaukee,  WI
Maternal Health

James S. Blachly , MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Medical Informatics & AI

Rebecca Kruse-Jarres , MD,MPH
University of Washington
Seattle,  WA
Lifespan Hematology

Ashley E Rosko , MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus,  OH
Geriatric Hematology

Srikanth Nagalla
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami,  FL
International Graduate Hematology

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Trainee Didactic Session: Building, Nurturing, and Sustaining a Research Program

There have been sessions on setting up lab and clinical research programs; this one however focuses on strategies and insights on how to sustain a research program. The speakers will focus on the importance of effective collaboration, drafting a compelling funding stream, and continued engagement of the stakeholders by creating impactful projects.

Chair:

Usha Perepu
University of Iowa
Iowa City,  IA

Speakers:

Monica L. Guzman , PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College Division of Hematology/Oncology
New York,  NY
Building, Nurturing, and Sustaining a Research Program

Allison A King , MD, MPH, PhD
Washington University
St. Louis,  MO
Building, Nurturing, and Sustaining a Research Program

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Trainee Didactic Session: Creating a Laboratory and Clinical Research Program from Scratch

This session is intended for trainees and junior faculty interested in basic, translational or clinical research and hoping to set up a lab or clinical research program in their faculty job. Speakers will discuss their experiences in starting their own research programs and provide practical advice on issues such as training in translational science or clinical trials, mentorship, developing a budget, funding, and team science. At the end of the session, there will be a panel discussion and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers.

Chair:

Urshila Durani
Mayo Clinic
Rochester,  MN

Speakers:

Alex Herrera
City of Hope
Duarte,  CA
Creating a Laboratory and Clinical Research Program From Scratch

Courtney Jones , PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati,  OH
Creating a Laboratory and Clinical Research Program From Scratch

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Trainee Didactic Session: Setting up a Health Services and Outcomes Research Program

This session is intended for trainees and junior faculty interested in health services and outcomes research (HSR) and developing their academic hematology careers in this space. Speakers will discuss their own experiences in HSR and provide practical advice on topics such as training in HSR, mentorship, funding, and team science. At the end of the session, there will be a panel discussion and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the speakers.

Chair:

Urshila Durani , MD,MPH
Mayo Clinic
Rochester,  MN

Speakers:

Areej El-Jawahri , MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Allston,  MA
Setting up a Health Services and Outcomes Research Program

Lori S. Muffly , MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford,  CA
Setting up a Health Services and Outcomes Research Program

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Trainee Didactic Session: Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 hours in a day or Everyone Needs a System

This will be an interactive session discussing the impact of time management on performance and well-being. The goal of the session will be to share and provide toolkits for effective management of time to improve efficiency and productivity both in clinical practice and in research. Dr. Maya Abdallah will be the moderator and each speaker will choose a topic to discuss, 2 speakers focusing on time management in research and the other 2 speakers in clinical practice. 

Chair:

Usha Perepu
University of Iowa
Iowa City,  IA

Speakers:

Maya Abdallah , MD
Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center
Boston,  MA
Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 Hours in a Day or Everyone Needs a System

Andrew Volk , PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati,  OH
Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 Hours in a Day or Everyone Needs a System

Jyoti Nangalia , MBBChir
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Saffron Walden,  ENG, GBR
Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 Hours in a Day or Everyone Needs a System

Diana Passaro
Institut Cochin
London,  ENG, United Kingdom
Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 Hours in a Day or Everyone Needs a System

Ly Vu , PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Vancouver,  BC, Canada
Time Management in Clinical and Research: There are only 24 Hours in a Day or Everyone Needs a System