Paula J. Santrach, M.D.

  1. Pathologist

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. 1991
    Blood Banking/Transfusion MedicineAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 1988
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Founder's AwardAmerican College of Medical Quality
  2. 2013
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  3. 2011
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  4. 2009
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  5. 2007
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  6. 2006
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  7. 2005
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  8. 2004
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  9. 1999
    Outstanding Speaker AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  10. 1984
    Janet M Glasgow Memorial Award for WomenAwarding Organization
  11. 1983
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  12. 1982
    ScholarshipAlpha Epsilon Iota Foundation
  13. 1977
    Cum LaudeCarleton College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Invited ParticipantNational Academy of Medicine
  2. 2016 - present
    Board of DirectorsRegional Health
  3. 2016 - present
    Committee ChairAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  4. 2015 - present
    External MemberQuality Committee of the Board of Directors, Ascension Health
  5. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberProcess Improvement - Comparative Data Operations Committee, University HealthSystem Consortium
  6. 2015 - present
    Task Force MemberGoverance Review Advisory Task Force, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  7. 2014
    MemberFinance & Audit Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  8. 2014
    ChairBylaws Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  9. 2014 - present
    ChairBoard of Directors, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  10. 2013 - 2015
    ChairPatient Safety Committee, Minnesota Hospital Association
  11. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberQ & A Study Steering Committee, University HealthSystem Consortium
  12. 2012 - 2013
    ChairClinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  13. 2012 - 2013
    Vice ChairBoard of Directors, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  14. 2012 - present
    ChairQuality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2012 - present
    Sit With MemberManagement Team - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  16. 2012 - present
    MemberStrategy Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  17. 2011 - 2013
    Executive Committee MemberMayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  18. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Simulation Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2011
    Meeting ParticipantGlobal Leadership Summit, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  20. 2011
    MemberExecutive Vice President Search Committee, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  21. 2011
    MemberBoard of Directors, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  22. 2010 - 2012
    MemberClinical Decision Support Work Group, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  23. 2010 - 2012
    ChairIndwelling Device Task Force, Hospital Practice Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  24. 2010
    MemberAnnual Meeting Task Force, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  25. 2010 - present
    MemberExecutive Operations Team - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  26. 2010 - present
    MemberHospital Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  27. 2010 - present
    Advisory Group MemberMSCPD Maintenance of Certification
  28. 2009 - 2011
    MemberClinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  29. 2009
    MemberCAP 15189 Accreditation Committee, College of American Pathologists
  30. 2009 - present
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  31. 2008 - 2012
    ChairProgram Coordinating Commission, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  32. 2008 - 2012
    Board MemberAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  33. 2008 - 2012
    MemberPatient Safety Committee, Minnesota Hospital Association
  34. 2008 - 2010
    ChairHigh Availability and Disaster Recovery Task Force, Mayo Clinic Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  35. 2008 - 2010
    Vice Chair2010 Annual Meeting Organizing Committee, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  36. 2008 - present
    Vice ChairBoard of Directors, Mayo Medical Transportation
  37. 2008 - present
    MemberInfrastructure Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  38. 2008 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Infrastructure Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Information Technology Committee
  39. 2007 - 2012
    MemberQuality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  40. 2007 - 2011
    MemberMayo Clinic Information Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  41. 2007 - 2009
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  42. 2007 - 2009
    ChairCritical Tests, Critical Results, and Semi-Urgent Results Steering Committee, Quality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  43. 2007 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2007 - 2009
    MemberSocrates Project Steering Committee, Critical Tests, Critical Results, and Semi-Urgent Results Steering Committee, Quality of Care Subcommittee
  45. 2007 - 2009
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, Radiometer America
  46. 2007 - 2008
    MemberWorkgroup on Clinical Data Mart Coordination, Information Management Technology Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  47. 2007 - 2008
    Member2008 International Symposium Planning Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  48. 2007
    Vice ChairProgram Coordinating Commission, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  49. 2007
    MemberPublications Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  50. 2007 - present
    ChairClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  51. 2007 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  52. 2006
    ChairQuality Oversight Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  53. 2006
    MemberMarketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  54. 2006
    MemberAP/CP Resident Selection Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  55. 2005 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, Society for the Advancement of Blood Management
  56. 2005 - 2006
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  57. 2004 - 2011
    AdvisorArea Committee on Point of Care Testing, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  58. 2004 - 2006
    MemberOrders Cycle Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  59. 2004 - 2006
    MemberProgram Coordinating Commission, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  60. 2004 - 2006
    Member2006 International Symposium Planning Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  61. 2004 - 2005
    MemberPublications Review Task Force, American Association of Blood Banks
  62. 2003 - 2004
    MemberCommunications Task Force, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  63. 2003
    Past ChairCritical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  64. 2002 - 2008
    MemberContinuing Education Officer, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  65. 2002 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  66. 2002 - 2003
    ChairClinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  67. 2002 - 2003
    MemberOutpatient Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  68. 2002
    ChairCritical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  69. 2001 - 2005
    LiaisonPerioperative Autologus Collection and Administration Program Unit, Accreditation Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  70. 2001 - 2003
    MemberNominating Committee, American Association of Blood Banks
  71. 2001 - 2002
    ChairDigital Imaging Oversight Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  72. 2001
    Chair-ElectCritical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  73. 2001
    Voting MemberArea Committee on Evaluation Protocols, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  74. 2001
    MemberMerger Task Force, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  75. 2001
    MemberDistance Education Task Force, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  76. 2001 - present
    FellowNational Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
  77. 2000 - 2006
    ChairInformation Technology Steering Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  78. 2000 - 2001
    Core Provider MemberConnectivity Industry Consortium, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  79. 2000
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  80. 2000
    TreasurerCritical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  81. 1999 - 2007
    MemberBoard of Directors, Mayo Medical Transportation
  82. 1999 - 2006
    MemberPoint of Care Testing Committee, College of American Pathologists
  83. 1999 - 2005
    ChairPerioperative Autologus Collection and Transfusion Program Unit, Standards Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  84. 1999 - 2005
    MemberStandards Program Committee, Standards Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  85. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCircular of Information Task Force, American Association of Blood Banks
  86. 1999 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee, Medical Laboratory Science Program, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
  87. 1999 - 2000
    ChairDigital Radiology Practice Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  88. 1999
    MemberInformation Strategy Council, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  89. 1999
    MemberEmergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  90. 1999
    MemberCommunity-Based Practice Site Work Group, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  91. 1999
    Past PresidentMinnesota Association of Blood Banks
  92. 1998 - 2004
    Voting MemberSubcommittee on Point-of-Care Hemostasis/Coagulation Testing, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  93. 1998 - 2004
    Minnesota/Wisconsin Region Area ChairAccreditation Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  94. 1998 - 2003
    MemberExecutive Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  95. 1998 - 2003
    MemberProgram Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  96. 1998 - 2003
    MemberIndustrial Liaison Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  97. 1998 - 2000
    MemberClinical Workstation Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  98. 1998 - 2000
    MemberInformation Technology Application Prioritization Review Subcommittee, Information Technology Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  99. 1998 - 1999
    MemberNominating Committee, Electrolyte/Blood Gas Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  100. 1998
    PresidentMinnesota Association of Blood Banks
  101. 1997 - 2002
    ChairPriorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  102. 1997 - 2000
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  103. 1997 - 2000
    MemberAM Collections Continuous Improvement Team, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  104. 1997 - 2000
    MemberMedical Transportation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  105. 1997 - 1999
    MemberOperational Planning Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  106. 1997
    President-ElectMinnesota Association of Blood Banks
  107. 1997
    MemberOrganizing Committee, Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  108. 1996 - 2004
    Vice ChairSubcommittee on Unit Use Testing, National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards
  109. 1996 - 2002
    MemberOperations Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  110. 1996 - 2000
    MemberDonor Center Program Unit, Accreditation Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  111. 1996 - 1997
    Program ChairAnnual Meeting, Minnesota Association of Blood Banks
  112. 1996
    Vice ChairPriorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  113. 1996
    Vice PresidentMinnesota Association of Blood Banks
  114. 1995 - 1999
    MemberERIS User Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  115. 1995 - 1997
    MemberDiagnostic Laboratory Management Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  116. 1995
    MemberMayo Clinic Transfusion Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  117. 1994 - 1996
    Team LeaderVascular Access Continuous Improvement Team, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  118. 1994 - 1996
    MemberEquipment Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  119. 1994 - 1996
    MemberTechnical and Scientific Workshop Committee, American Association of Blood Banks
  120. 1994 - 1995
    MemberPriorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  121. 1993 - 1994
    MemberResearch and Development Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  122. 1992
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  123. 1991
    Program Co-chairQuad State Blood Banks Annual Meeting, Minnesota Association of Blood Banks
  124. 1991
    MemberNominating Committee, Minnesota Association of Blood Banks
  125. 1990 - 2013
    AssessorAccreditation Program, American Association of Blood Banks
  126.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  127.  
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  128.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  129.  
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  130.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
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