Making transfusion medicine and cellular therapies safe, available and effective worldwide.
AABB is the global leader in standards development, accreditation and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.
AABB has an unwavering focus on donor and patient safety. We accomplish this by translating knowledge into solutions that shape the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.
AABB brings together those engaged in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. AABB creates a unique learning environment, including our signature Annual Meeting, that inspires and enables research, innovation, discovery and excellence.
- Respect: Respect for our members, as well as the donors and patients we serve.
- Integrity: Dedication to adhering to the highest ethical standards of practice.
- Transparency: Maintaining open and honest communication with our membership and the public.
- Excellence: Striving to promote best practices for the professional community we serve and for the care of patients and donors.
Established in 1947, AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) is an international, not-for-profit association dedicated to the advancement of science and the practice of transfusion medicine and related biological therapies. The association is committed to improving health by developing and delivering standards, accreditation and educational programs and services that optimize patient and donor care and safety. AABB membership consists of approximately 1,800 institutions and 8,000 individuals, including physicians, scientists, administrators, medical technologists, nurses, researchers, blood donor recruiters and public relations personnel. Members are located in all 50 states and 80 countries.