Preliminary Program

 

7:30am - 1:30pm

Registration 

8:55am - 9:00am
Welcome

 

9:00am - 10:30am

Session I: Case Vignettes - Challenges Arising During Validation/Verification   
Time includes detailed, interactive case presentation with discussion by panel members and audience.

 

          9:00am - 9:30am
          Case Vignette 1: Accuracy Studies - How to Address Limited Access to Positive Samples and     
          Discordant Results?

               Morgan Pence, PhD, D(ABMM)
               Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX

               9:30am - 10:00am
          Case Vignette 2: Limit of Detection Studies - Is There a Gold Standard Approach to Define LoD?
               Joseph Yao, MD
               Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

               10:00am - 10:30am
          Case Vignette 3: Next Generation Sequencing - How Do We Validate That Unique Detections By

          NGS Are Real?
               Erin Graf, PhD 
               Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

10:30am - 10:45am
Networking Break

 

10:45am - 12:15pm
Session II: Case Vignettes - Challenges Arising When Maintaining an Existing Test
Time includes detailed, interactive case presentation with discussion by panel members and audience.

               10:45am - 11:15am
          Case Vignette 4: Instrument Comparability Should Be Easy, Right?
               Morgan Pence, PhD, D(ABMM)
               Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX

               11:15am - 11:45am
          Case Vignette 5: The QC of a New Lot of Reagents is Not Going as Expected: What Do I Do Next?
               Joseph Yao, MD
               Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

               11:45am - 12:15pm
          Case Vignette 6: Oh...This is Why We Monitor Positivity Rates!
               Erin Graf, PhD 
               Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Networking Lunch

 

1:30pm - 3:45pm
Session III: Challenges Arising Following the Implementation of Multiplex, Syndromic Panels


               1:30pm - 2:00pm
          Challenges Arising with Implementation of Respiratory Viral Panels
               Esther Babady, PhD
               Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
               
               Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, FAAP 

               Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

               2:00pm - 2:30pm
          Challenges Arising with Implementation of Gastrointestinal Panels
               
Esther Babady, PhD

               Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
               
               Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, FAAP

               Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


2:30pm - 2:45pm
Networking Break

               2:45pm - 3:15pm
          Challenges Arising with Implementation of Meningitis/Encephalitis Panels
               Jennifer Dien Bard, PhD, D(ABMM), F(CCM)
               Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

               Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS
               University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT


               3:15pm - 3:45pm
          Challenges Arising with Creation of Custom Molecular Panels

               Jennifer Dien Bard, PhD, D(ABMM), F(CCM)
               Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

               Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS
               University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT


3:45pm - 4:00pm
Closing Remarks


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