Getting involved with AABB is an ideal way to advance professional development, expand skills and knowledge, connect with like-minded professionals, and help propel the field forward.

Get Involved

AABB’s members are the backbone of the Association. AABB offers a variety of ways for members to get involved – from serving in a leadership position, to joining a committee or section, participating in advocacy efforts, or joining the mentoring program. Get involved and enhance your membership today.

Wen Lu, MD

“Being actively involved in AABB provides me with the opportunity to learn about and discuss topics of interest and importance in transfusion medicine and blood banking, which translates to better care for patients.”

— Wen Lu, MD

Board of Directors

AABB's Board of Directors serve as leaders of the Association. Representing the membership at large, Board members are instrumental in defining our community's priorities and determining the direction of AABB.


AABB is a leading voice advocating on behalf of the blood and biotherapies community. Members drive AABB's advocacy efforts and support the Association's outreach efforts.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are myriad ways to volunteer with AABB. Enrich your membership experience, share your expertise, and connect with like-minded professionals through one of AABB's many volunteer opportunities.

Alliance for a Strong Blood Supply

The Alliance for a Strong Blood Supply is a coalition of a diverse group of national health associations, patient advocacy groups, blood collectors and other organizations dedicated to protecting and strengthening the nation’s blood supply and advancing patient care.


Every year, AABB bestows a number of prestigious awards to honor the women and men who have made a profound impact on the blood and biotherapies community. AABB members are invited to nominate influential leaders of the field for our awards.

AABB Communities

The AABB Community, AABB's online member forum, as well as AABB's social media channels, offer the opportunity to communicate with experts and peers throughout the world about important topics in the field.

Committees and Sections

AABB offers dozens of committees, as well as topic-specific sections and subsections for members who want to get more involved with particular areas of focus.

Become an Assessor

AABB assessors are a vital part of the AABB Accreditation Program. AABB assessors are highly skilled professionals who bring their valuable knowledge and insight to AABB-accredited facilities worldwide.