Learn, Grow, and Connect with CLSI at ADLM 2024!

Learn, Grow, and Connect with CLSI at ADLM 2024!

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CLSI will be participating in the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM) 2024 Annual Meeting and Expo in Chicago, IL from 28 July through 31 August. We’ll be at booth 3468 in the expo center to answer questions, provide support for users and members, and showcase new standards and products, including CLSI’s new Method Navigator tool.
On 31 July at 2 PM, attendees can stop by the booth to meet CLSI’s president, Dr. James Nichols. Dr. Nichols has been awarded the 2024 ADLM Medicine Award “Outstanding Contributions to Education in Clinical Chemistry.” This award is given to an individual who has dedicated a significant portion of their professional career to advancing the practice and profession of clinical chemistry through education. Dr. Nichols has been selected for this award in recognition of his remarkable and innovative contributions to education in clinical laboratory science.
Nearly 100 CLSI-affiliated subject matter experts will be presenting and teaching courses at ADLM 2024.
Some highlights include:
“Solving Problems and Resolving Challenges in Point-of-Care Testing.” This full day, hands-on course focuses on identifying problems and challenges faced in point-of-care testing (POCT). This includes the key components of setting up a training program, administering regulatory-focused competency assessment, vendor, and program integration of quality management systems, and maintaining regulatory compliance in the face of changes. Faculty include Jeanne Mumford, BS, MLS (ASCP), of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Peggy Mann, MS, MT (ASCP), CPP, of the University of Texas Medical Branch, and Kimberly Skala, BA, MT (ASCP) and Kerstin Halverson, MS, both of Werfen.
Faculty for “Navigating Laboratory Errors in the Preanalytical, Analytical, and Postanalytical Phases of Testing” include Mark Cervinski, PhD, DABCC, FADLM, of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Alison Woodworth, PhD, DABCC, FADLM, of CTI Clinical Trials & Consulting.
The course includes three modules that will cover:
•    Preanalytical Errors: Case Based Examples and Troubleshooting Tools
•    Analytical Errors and Post-Analytical Challenges in LC-MS/MS Analysis
•    Patient-Based Real-Time Quality Control: Back and Real-World Examples
The full list of CLSI subject matter experts presenting and teaching at ADLM can be accessed here. A full listing of all ADLM Annual Conference sessions can be found here.
CLSI’s subject matter experts include leaders in:
•    Automation and Informatics                 
•    Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
•    General Laboratory                               
•    Hematology
•    Immunology and Ligand Assay                
•    Method Evaluation
•    Microbiology                                          
•    Molecular Diagnostics
•    Newborn Screening                                 
•    Point-of-Care Testing
•    Preexamination Processes                       
•    Quality Management Systems
•    Veterinary Medicine
Learn about how you can share your expertise by collaborating with others in your field while participating on a CLSI document development committee or expert panel.
Dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, ADLM brings together more than 70,000 clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and business leaders from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science. Since 1948, ADLM has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing programs that advance scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise, and innovation.