Preliminary Program

8:00am - 1:30pm

Registration

8:00 - 9:00am
Breakfast and Exhibits

8:55am - 9:00am
Welcome

9:00am - 10:30am
Session I: Investigating and responding to Proficiency Testing failures and inspection citations: Tips and Tricks
Moderator: Stephanie L. Mitchell, PhD, D(ABMM), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


           9:00am - 9:30am
       Presentation 1: Do’s and Don’ts of CAP PT and other provider Proficiency Testing: How           to not 
end up in an orange jumpsuit

           Karissa Culbreath, PhD D(ABMM), TriCore Reference Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

           9:30am - 10:00am
       Presentation 2: CAP doesn’t offer material that I can use for PT: Now what?
           Marc Roger Couturier, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Medical Director, ARUP Laboratories, Associate                     Professor of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

           10:00am - 10:30am
       Presentation 3: Our Inspector found what? How to respond to an inspection citation?
           Amanda T. Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM), Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL

10:30am - 10:45am
Networking Break and Exhibits

10:45am - 12:15pm
Session II: How to prepare your laboratory for the next big outbreak and make sure you’re at the table with hospital leadership
Moderator: Erin H. Graf, PhD, D(ABMM), Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

           10:45am - 11:15am
       Presentation 4: They’re not listening to me! How to provide laboratory expertise to your           hospital’s outbreak response plan
           Peter C. Iwen, MS, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM), University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

           11:15am - 12:15pm
       Presentation 5: How can clinical and public health better partner during outbreaks?
           Marc Roger Couturier, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Medical Director, ARUP Laboratories, Associate                     Professor of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

           Sue Gerber, MD, CDC, Atlanta, GA

           Lea A. Heberlein-Larson, DrPH, CPH, SM(ASCP)CM, Florida Department of Health, Tampa, FL


12:15pm - 12:30pm
PASCV Travel Award Presentations


12:30pm - 1:30pm
Networking Lunch and Exhibits

1:30pm - 2:25pm
Session III: Debate statement: Point-of-care molecular assays should supplant centralized lab testing for diagnosis of respiratory viruses
Moderator: Matthew J. Binnicker, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Tristan Clark, BM, MRCP, DTM&H, MD, Associate Professor and Consultant in Infectious Diseases, University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom

Erin McElvania, PhD, D(ABMM), NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, IL

Karissa Culbreath, PhD D(ABMM), TriCore Reference Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Amanda T. Harrington, PhD, D(ABMM), Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL

2:25pm - 2:55pm
Networking Break and Exhibits

 

2:55pm - 3:55pm
Session IV: Debate statement: Within ten years, metagenomics will become a frontline approach for routine diagnosis of viral infections
Moderator: Matthew J. Binnicker, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Erin H. Graf, PhD, D(ABMM), Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Alex Greninger MD, PhD, MS, MPhil,University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Amy L. Leber, PhD, D(ABMM), Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Kristine M. Wylie, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

 

3:55pm - 4:00pm

Closing Remarks

 

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Networking Reception and Exhibits

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