About Us | MedStar International Training Center for Bloodless Medicine | MedStar Health

About MedStar Bloodless Medicine

Our mission

To improve quality of care and patient safety for Jehovah’s Witnesses by providing free training in the tools and techniques of bloodless medicine and surgery.

What we offer

Health Professionals

Online training

Free online case-based learning modules (CE credit available)


Free training sessions at MedStar SiTEL (Simulation Training and Education Lab)

Consulting services

Free assistance for administrators and physicians wishing to establish a bloodless program.


A platform for sharing reports from medical professionals around the world.

The need

There are over eight million Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide who refuse blood transfusion on the basis of their faith, and millions more for whom transfusion is simply not an option.

We offer free consulting services for administrators and physician leaders wishing to establish a bloodless medicine and surgery program.

Interested in starting a bloodless program?

Learn how you can implement a bloodless program in your institution.

Are you a patient?

Learn more about bloodless medicine and surgery.