Paula J. Santrach, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Coronary bypass surgery
  • Hemostatic abnormalities and transfusion therapy in cardiopulmonary bypass surgery
  • Point-of-care testing
  • Perioperative blood salvage
  • Blood utilization practices
  • Autologous blood practices

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1990
    Fellow - Blood Bank and Transfusion Service - Year 1 / Histocompatibility - Year 2Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1988
    Co-Chief Resident - PathologyNorth Carolina Memorial Hospital
  3. 1987
    Resident - Anatomic & Clinical PathologyNorth Carolina Memorial Hospital
  4. 1984
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 1979
    Other - Protein Chemistry, BiostatisticsUniversity of Minnesota
  6. 1977
    Other - Russian StudiesSt. Cloud State University
  7. 1977
    BA - BiologyCarleton College

Certifications

  1. Blood Banking/Transfusion MedicineAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. American Board of Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Awards and Honors

  1. 2013
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  2. 2011
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  3. 2009
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  4. 2007
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  5. 2006
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  6. 2004
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  7. 1999
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  8. 1984
    Janet M Glasgow Memorial Award for WomenAwarding Organization
  9. 1983
    Summa Cum LaudeConcordia College
  10. 1983
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    External MemberQuality Committee of the Board of Directors, Ascension Health
  2. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberProcess Improvement - Comparative Data Operations Committee, University HealthSystem Consortium
  3. 2015 - present
    Task Force MemberGoverance Review Advisory Task Force, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  4. 2014
    MemberFinance & Audit Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  5. 2014
    ChairBylaws Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  6. 2014 - present
    ChairBoard of Directors, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  7. 2013 - 2015
    ChairPatient Safety Committee, Minnesota Hospital Association
  8. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberQ & A Study Steering Committee, University HealthSystem Consortium
  9. 2012 - 2013
    ChairClinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  10. 2012 - 2013
    Vice ChairBoard of Directors, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
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