Special Interest Groups

Communicate, Educate, Advocate

ASTCT's members-only special interest groups (SIGs) provide an exclusive opportunity to get more deeply involved and actively engaged in your area of expertise by communicating with peers, learning best practices, educating the broader BMT community and advocating on issues of concern. Whether you're already a member of a SIG or interested in joining one, log in to access a SIG page and learn:

  • What the SIG does, and why you should join
  • How to become a member
  • How to become more involved if you're already a member
  • How to access additional resources in your area of expertise

Administrative Directors SIG

Share best practices, learn from previous presentations, join the exclusive forum to connect with peers, and make recommendations on national issues related to BMT program administration.

About the ASTCT Administrative Directors SIG  Visit the ASTCT Administrative Directors SIG Community

Biobehavioral Research SIG

Exchange of ideas, research agenda setting, collaborative research development, and educational initiatives on the interaction of behavior, psychology, and biological processes throughout the hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapies (TCT) process.

About the ASTCT Biobehavioral Research SIG  Visit the ASTCT Biobehavioral Research SIG Community

Cord Blood SIG

Promote the use of cord blood for transplantation, support the development of CB-derived cellular therapies and regenerative medicine applications, and advocate for CB banking and research.

About the ASTCT Cord Blood SIG  Visit the ASTCT Cord Blood SIG Community

HCT Survivorship SIG 

The Special Interest Group (SIG) for hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) survivorship provides a national and international forum for the exchange of ideas, educational initiatives, research agenda setting, conducting collaborative research and dissemination on issues of importance surrounding survivorship in HCT.

About the ASTCT HCT Survivorship SIG  Visit the ASTCT HCT Survivorship SIG Community

HCT Value and Health Economics SIG

The Special Interest Group (SIG) for hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) value and health economics provides a national and international forum for the exchange of ideas, educational initiatives, research agenda setting, conducting collaborative research and dissemination on health economics and the value of HCT (e.g., costs and utilization of care, cost-effectiveness and – benefit analyses, patient-centered components of value and other health economic topics).

About the ASTCT HCT Value and Health Economics SIG  Visit the ASTCT HCT Value and Health Economics SIG Community

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant SIG

Exchange ideas and information, promote the role of NPs and PAs in the field, give NPs and PAs a bigger voice in ASTCT, and get help with education, jobs and networking.

About the ASTCT NP/PA SIG  Visit the ASTCT NP/PA SIG Community

Palliative and Supportive Care SIG

The mission of this group is to promote the delivery of high-quality patient and family-centered care that optimizes the quality of life of patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. The delivery of such care is the product of research, education and clinical care management.

About the ASTCT Palliative and Supportive Care SIG  Visit the ASTCT Palliative and Supportive Care SIG Community

Pediatric SIG

Support educational and research efforts related to pediatric HCT, discuss issues and exchange ideas, and help coordinate Pediatric Day during the BMT Tandem Meetings.

About the ASTCT Pediatric SIG  Visit the ASTCT Pediatric SIG Community

Pharmacy SIG

Build your network, connect with peers in the forum and Google Groups forum, get the Pharmacy SIG newsletter, learn about research grants, and access educational and career resources.

About the ASTCT Pharmacy SIG  Visit the ASTCT Pharmacy SIG Community

Transplant Infectious Diseases SIG

Increase your visibility within ASTCT, foster research, and promote collaboration among physicians, nurses and pharmacists who have an interest in infectious diseases and HCT.

About the ASTCT Transplant Infectious Diseases SIG  Visit the ASTCT Transplant Infectious Diseases SIG Community

Transplant Nursing SIG

Learn, network, join the exclusive forum to discuss issues and exchange ideas with your peers, and help plan and organize the transplant nursing sessions at the BMT Tandem Meetings.

About the ASTCT Transplant Nursing SIG  Visit the ASTCT Transplant Nursing SIG Community