The Education and Training Department at The Blood Center offers the following educational programs:
- Educational services – including electronic Gulf Coast Regional Immunohematology Proficiency Survey (e-GRIPS), Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) review, and the annual Bill T. Teague Lectureship.
- Scholarships – for Medical Laboratory Science students, SBB students and pathology residents or fellows.
- Gulf Coast School of Blood Bank Technology – a 12-month distance education program designed for medical laboratory scientists who want to advance their knowledge and career in blood banking and its related disciplines. This online program utilizes web-based course management system to deliver didactic content to offer a flexible educational experience that does not require on-site attendance.