Irwin Gross, MD

Sr. Medical Director, Patient Blood Management

Irwin Gross is Senior Medical Director at Accumen Inc. Dr. Gross is a nationally recognized speaker and published author in Patient Blood Management and Transfusion Safety. Prior to his role as Senior Medical Director at Accumen, Dr. Gross served as the Chief of Pathology at Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC, where he started the patient blood management program in 2006), Medical Director of Laboratories at Affiliated Laboratories, Inc., and as Medical Director of Transfusion Services from 1987 through 2014.

Dr. Gross has also served as a SABM board member, chairing the Standards Committee and published the first Administrative and Clinical Standards for PBM in 2011. Dr. Gross is a Member of AABB/SABM Patient Blood Management Advisory Group and a member of Laboratory medicine Best Practices (LMBP™) 2013 Expert Panel on Blood Utilization for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Gross earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School (1981) and completed his internship and residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Vermont.