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Professional Education

As a proud division of the New York Blood Center Enterprises, Blood Bank of Delmarva shares in a common mission to train the next generation of leaders in the fields of blood banking and transfusion medicine, and values the acquisition, sharing and application of knowledge.

MLS/MLT Programs

  • BBD is proud to offer blood center tours and accompanying presentations to students of local MLS and MLT programs.  These include information regarding blood collection, component processing, donor testing and the reference laboratory.  For more information, contact us.
  • BBD also provides laboratory samples to a local MLS program.  These samples enrich students’ laboratory practice and contribute to their development of important laboratory skills.  For more information, contact us.

Blood Center Tours

Behind-the-scenes tours of the donor center and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities offer hospital staff, community groups, high school students, and others an opportunity to see donor services, blood component processing, donor infectious disease testing, the distribution department, and our reference laboratory.  To request a tour, contact us.

Speakers at Local and National Conferences

Medical and technical experts from BBD and our New York Blood Center enterprise affiliates routinely share their knowledge and experience at local and national conferences, including America’s Blood Centers, ASFA and AABB meetings.

Clinical Rotations

Upon request, BBD is proud to support individuals in MLS, MLT or SBB programs who are in need of a hands-on, clinical rotation.  Training may include both the theory and application of donor services, component preparation, quality assurance, antibody identification, and specialized testing in the donor testing & immunohematology reference laboratory.  To request a clinical rotation, contact us.

Medical Consultation

Consultation on blood usage management, with some of the nation’s leading experts in transfusion medicine including BBD’s  Medical Director, Bruce Sachais, MD, PhD, Vice President, Enterprise Chief Medical Officer & Fellowship Director.