ARUP Webinars

The Institute for Learning sponsors live webinar events covering emerging topics in laboratory medicine and industry trends on a quarterly basis. Presenters are selected from the University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology faculty, and ARUP medical directors, staff, and consultants.

Our webinars are free of charge, offer continuing education credits, and are open to the laboratory industry at large.

Webinars for 2015

Webinar Subject Event Date
Financial Modeling for Laboratory Decision Making
Presented by: Robert Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA and Suzanne Carasso, MBA, MT (ASCP)
March 2015
The Illusion of Quality: A Discussion of Roadblocks to Laboratory Quality and Case Studies of How to Make Things Better
Presented by: Frederick Strathmann, PhD, DABCC (CC,TC)
June 2015
The Changing Landscape of Hepatitis C Testing and Therapy
Presented by: David R. Hillyard, MD
September 2015
Next Generation Sequencing of Hematologic Neoplasms
Presented by: Todd W. Kelley, MD
December 2015

Past Webinars (2010–2014)

Webinar Subject Event Date
Non-Invasive Testing (NIPT) using Cell-Free Fetal DNA for Prenatal Assessment Thursday, December 18, 2014
A Hippocratic Oath for the Diagnostics Industry Thursday, September 25, 2014
Molecular Oncology: The Role of the Next Generation Sequencing-Based Gene Panels in Solid Tumors Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Fitting Linear Quadrupoles and Round Flight Tubes into the Square Clinical Laboratory: The What, Where and Why of Clinical Mass Spectrometry Thursday, March 27, 2014
Healthcare Delivery Reform and the Affordable Care Act: Current Status and Implications for Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Thursday, December 12, 2013
Applying Evidence-Based Medicine/Diagnostics to Laboratory Test Selection Thursday, September 26, 2013
Providing a More Comprehensive and Personalized Approach to Genetic Disorders through Next-Generation Sequencing Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Importance of Clinical Information for Optimal Genetic Test Selection and Interpretation Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges and Controversies Thursday, December 27, 2012
Colorectal Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Changing Landscape of HIV Testing Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Five Macro Challenges Facing the Lab Industry Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Shifting Regulatory Sands for Clinical Laboratories Thursday, December 15, 2011
Drug Testing in the Pain Management Setting Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Bacterial Identification by Mass Spectrometry Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Lab Strategies in an Era of Health Care Reform Monday, March 14, 2011
Clinical Laboratory Automation Thursday, December 16, 2010
Medicaid Program Changes Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Fetal Lung Maturity Testing Tuesday, March 30, 2010