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ASFA 2015 Regional Meeting

ASFA 2015 Regional Meeting 

ASFA is proud to announce that the 2015 Regional Meeting will be held at the Bloodworks Research Institute, Puget Sound Seattle WA, on November 20, 2015.

The ASFA Regional Meeting will offer the unique opportunity for topic-specific learning and networking at a small and intimate apheresis meeting.

The goal of the meeting is to provide high quality education and discussion opportunity to physicians, allied health professionals, and medical students involved with donor and therapeutic apheresis. Specialties involved include, but are not exclusive of, pathology, hematology, immunology, nephrology, pediatrics and rheumatology.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the regulatory standards and best practices for evaluation and management of apheresis donors & organ donation.
  • Describe the general practice of apheresis medicine and its role in the treatment of diseases in a variety of organ systems.
  • Describe the emerging field of personal cellular therapy and the importance of good manufacturing practices in the manufacturing of these products.
  • Assess the limitations, advantages and technical aspects of new apheresis instruments along with best practices on the use of central venous catheters for apheresis procedures in children and adults.

Regional Meeting Planning Committee


YanYun Wu, MD, PhD
Michael Linenberger, MD, FACP

Planning Members:

Laura Connelly-Smith, MD
Rasheed Balogun, MD
Liz Hopper, RN, MHA, HP(ASCP)
Walter Linz, MD, MBA
Ally Murtaugh, RN, HP(ASCP)
Monica Pagano, MD
Lindsay Palomino, RN, BSN, HP
Bruce Sachais, MD, PhD

Regional Meeting Registration Fees

Registration for the ASFA 2015 Regional Meeting is currently full! Please email ASFA Head Office at to be placed on the registration wait-list. 

  Early Bird Rate  Regular Rate 
Allied Health/Resident Member  $200 USD  $325 USD 
Allied Health/Resident Non-Member  $275 USD $350 USD 
Physician/PhD Member  $250 USD  $325 USD 
Physician/PhD Non-Member  $325 USD  $400 USD 
Industry Member  $250 USD  $325 USD 
Industry Non-Member  $325 USD  $400 USD 



Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Lake Union
800 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle WA  98109


Hotel Rates

ASFA has negotiated a discounted room rates for attendees of the Regional Meeting*.

One bedroom non-lakeside suite: USD 169.00 plus taxes

Rooms include buffet breakfast, access to fitness center and complimentary wifi.

*Room nights at discounted rates for the regional meeting are subject to availability. Once the negotiated ASFA room block is full, ASFA cannot guarantee discounted rates and guests will receive the prevailing rate at the hotel.


Click here to book your room online.