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.

Webinar Title Event Date
Updates in Autoimmune Neurology: Phenotype Specific Testing and Avoiding Misdiagnosis March 28, 2023
Verification of Automated Urinalysis Instrumentation: Analytical and Clinical Considerations June 20, 2023
Hematopathology Expert Series | State of Hematopathology: The Past, Present, and the Future August 29, 2023
How to Avoid Building an Airplane Mid Flight: Lab Medicine in the Face of Emerging Public Health Crises September 28, 2023
Data-Driven Transfusion Medicine: Looking to the Future December 18, 2023
Inclusivity in Laboratory Medicine: Endocrine Testing in Transgender Individuals March 24, 2022
Addressing the Laboratory Staffing Crisis—Expert Strategies to Recruit and Retain a Stronger Workforce June 21, 2022
Diagnostic Approaches to Rare Genetic Disorders September 29, 2022
System Laboratory Alignment: Optimizing Patient Care and Operations Across the Enterprise Postponed
Past Webinars
Webinar Title Event Date
Molecular Diagnosis in Neonatal Hereditary Hemolytic Anemia December 7, 2021
Regaining Revenue: How One Lab Rebuilt Its Outreach Program September 29, 2021
Sanguine: Visual Analysis for Patient Blood Management June 17, 2021
The Lab Must Go On March 3, 2021
Update on the Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 December 9, 2020
Genetic Data Sharing and Reanalysis of Genomic Test Results: Challenges and Benefits to Implementation September 23, 2020
Moving Forward from the COVID-19 Crisis: Laboratory Trends and Challenges June 23, 2020
Laboratory Stewardship and Order Set Optimization March 24, 2020
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing December 19, 2019
Moving Beyond Single Gene-Drug Pairs in Clinical Pharmacogenomics Testing September 18, 2019
Don’t let hospital administrators sell your lab short: A three-part webinar series on smart sourcing decisions for lab services May-June 2019
Rapid Sequencing of Known Mendelian Genes in NICU March 20, 2019
Genomics Reimagined in a Reference Laboratory Setting January 9, 2019
Assessing Laboratory Performance for Next Generation Sequencing Based Detection of Germline Variants through Proficiency Testing September 27, 2018
Laboratory Stewardship: Taking the First Steps to Downstream Savings June 27, 2018
Novel Approaches to ID Testing Using NGS-Based Metagenomics March 21, 2018
A Quick Guide to the Analytics Behind Genomic Testing December 28, 2017
Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention with Molecular Diagnostics September 20, 2017
Autoantibody Testing in the Diagnosis of Autoimmune Neurological Disorders June 22, 2017
Human Microbiome in Health and Disease March 30, 2017
How to Develop an Effective Utilization Management Program December 15, 2016
Personalized Drug Therapy Is Here! An Update on Genetic Tools and Clinical Decision Support Available to Guide Drug and Dose Selection Today September 13, 2016
Laboratory Diagnosis of Hemoglobinopathies and Thalassemia June 28, 2016
Circulating tumor DNA: Disruptive Technology in Medicine March 17, 2016
Next Generation Sequencing of Hematologic Neoplasms December 17, 2015
The Changing Landscape of Hepatitis C Testing and Therapy September 30, 2015
The Illusion of Quality: A Discussion of Roadblocks to Laboratory Quality and Case Studies of How to Make Things Better June 25, 2015
Financial Modeling for Laboratory Decision Making March 19, 2015
Non-Invasive Testing (NIPT) using Cell-Free Fetal DNA for Prenatal Assessment December 18, 2014
A Hippocratic Oath for the Diagnostics Industry September 25, 2014
Molecular Oncology: The Role of the Next Generation Sequencing-Based Gene Panels in Solid Tumors June 25, 2014
Fitting Linear Quadrupoles and Round Flight Tubes into the Square Clinical Laboratory: The What, Where, and Why of Clinical Mass Spectrometry March 27, 2014
Healthcare Delivery Reform and the Affordable Care Act: Current Status and Implications for Pathology & Laboratory Medicine December 12, 2013
Applying Evidence-Based Medicine/Diagnostics to Laboratory Test Selection September 26, 2013
Providing a More Comprehensive and Personalized Approach to Genetic Disorders through Next-Generation Sequencing June 18, 2013
Importance of Clinical Information for Optimal Genetic Test Selection and Interpretation March 13, 2013
Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges and Controversies December 27, 2012
Colorectal Cancer Molecular Diagnostics September 12, 2012
Changing Landscape of HIV Testing June 21, 2012
The Five Macro Challenges Facing the Lab Industry March 22, 2012
The Shifting Regulatory Sands for Clinical Laboratories December 15, 2011
Drug Testing in the Pain Management Setting September 27, 2011
Bacterial Identification by Mass Spectrometry June 29, 2011
Lab Strategies in an Era of Health Care Reform March 14, 2011