Community Blood Center offers a well-developed rotation that introduces residents to the day-to-day functions of a blood center.  Residents spend the month observing, discussing, and experiencing specialized procedures and testing, along with investigating and presenting a current topic in transfusion medicine/blood banking.

Resident rotations include discussions, observations and/or hands on experience in the following blood center departments:

  • Donor recruitment
  • Donor services
  • Component laboratory
  • Product testing laboratory
  • Product control and labeling
  • Quality
  • Therapeutic apheresis
  • Immunohematology reference laboratory
    • ABO/Rh testing, discrepancies
    • Antibody identification
    • Direct antiglobulin test
    • Elution
    • Serologic antigen typing
    • Adsorption
    • Case studies
  • National Center for Blood Group Genomics
    • DNA extraction
    • Bioarray HEA bead chip
    • Cast studies

For more information, contact us.