Ira A. Shulman

Professor
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Areas of treatment:

Transfusion Medicine
Clinical Pathology

Specialties:

  • Pathology
  • Transfusion Medicine

Department:

  • Department of Pathology

Languages:

  • English
  • Hebrew

Ira A. Shulman, MD

Professor

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Shulman has been active in various professional organizations, including the AABB, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM), and the California Blood Bank Society (CBBS). He has served as chair of several national organizations’ committees, including the AABB Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee, the Transfusion Medicine Resource Committee of the CAP, and the Council on Transfusion Medicine for the ASCP.  He has served on the board of directors of AABB, SABM, and CBBS.   He is currently the Editor and Moderator of an internationally subscribed transfusion medicine discussion group called the e-Network Forum that is considered the premier educational program for distance learning (and networking) in transfusion medicine. There are nearly 550 visitors per day to the archive of information at cbbsweb.org with over 2500 page views per day and more than 50 megabytes of information transferred per day.

Education:

BA, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 1967 - 1971
Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, 1971 - 1975

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Pathology, 1975 - 1976

Residencies:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1976 - 1979

Fellowships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, 1979 - 1980

Certifications:

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1979
American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine, 1981

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), member, 1980 - 2001
College of American Pathologists (CAP) member, 1980 - present
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) member, 1980 - present
American Society of Clinical Scientists, 1986 - 1987
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS), 1990 - 2001
American Association of University Professors, 1997 - 2001
Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, 2001 - present

Awards:

University of California Regents Scholar, UCLA, 1967 - 1971
Phi Beta Kappa, UCLA, elected in 1971
Summa Cum Laude, UCLA, 1971
USC Medical School Research Award, 1972
Student American Medical Association and University of Texas Medical Branch Science Research Award, 1972
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, USC, elected in 1975
Los Angeles Pathology Society Residents Research Symposium, First Place, 1979
Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity Research Symposium, First Place, 1979
Outstanding Teaching by a Resident, Department of Pathology, USC School of Medicine, 1977
Society of Air Force Physicians Assistants, Service Recognition, 1984
Commended Alumnus, USC School of Medicine, Class of '75, 1985
Who's Who in California, 1986
International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 1988
5000 personalities of the World, Edition #2, 1989
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER, 1990
Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA, 1990
Resident Teaching Award in Clinical Pathology, Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, 1992
Resident Teaching Award in Clinical Pathology, Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, 1993
ASCP Distinguished Service Awards, Commission on Continuing Education, 1995
Resident Teaching Award in Clinical Pathology, Los Angeles, 1995 County+University of Southern California Medical Center
Resident Teaching Award in Clinical Pathology, Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, 1997
Upton-Hemphill Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding service to the California Blood Bank Society (CBBS), 2000