accreditation statistics

As of April 1, 2021

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 237
  • Applicants: 21

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 58
  • Applicants: 8

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at www.factwebsite.org.

Congratulations to the following organization for achieving its initial FACT accreditation:

GW Cancer Center Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program, Washington, DC

Director: John Barrett, MD

Adult Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation, Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection, and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation

Become a FACT Cord Blood Inspector

Posted in :: 2019 Volume 9 :: Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Members of FACT-accredited cord blood banks are aware that FACT’s mission is to promote quality clinical and laboratory practice of cellular therapy and regenerative medicine. Eligible Cord Blood Bank personnel are encouraged to serve as a volunteer FACT inspector to enjoy the following value-added benefits:

Exposure to Exemplary Practices

As an inspector, you can observe how other facilities meet FACT Standards and bring home new ideas. Interaction with inspection team members also provides the opportunity to network and collaborate.

Professional Development

Improve your knowledge of FACT requirements and serve as an asset in ensuring your organization meets Standards. “FACT Inspector” also looks great on a curriculum vitae.

Influence

Inspectors have influence over FACT policies and requirements.  Input from FACT inspectors are sought in the process of developing new editions of Standards.

Free Access to FACT Educational Resources

As a volunteer, you will have free access to both in-person and online educational events with an annual value of $1,840.

Information about qualifications and how to apply to become a FACT inspector can be found at www.factwebsite.org/becomeinspector. If you have any questions, please contact Mikaela VanMoorleghem or the FACT office.

Are you ready?