Calendar of CME Events 2018


South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology Audio-conferences

Venue: Room AC-7-1, Diagnostics Tower, Academia


Date Topic Speaker(s)

29 Jan


Synchronizing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing with Interdepartmental Goals and Strategies

Dr April Abbott

Director, Microbiology
Department of Microbiology
Deaconess Health System, Indiana, United States

26 Feb Fungal Antigen and Serology Testing

Dr Chadi A. Hage, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
School of Medicine
Indiana University, Indiana, US

23 Apr Putting the Pieces Together: An Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Ashley Ross, Pharm.D., BCPS 
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist – Infectious Diseases
KentuckyOne Health
University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
21 May Creepy Crawly Cases in Parasitology Bobbi Pritt, MD, MSc, DTM&H
Director, Clinical Parasitology Laboratory
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
23 Jul AST, Basic Concepts, Limitations, Resistance Patterns George Kallstrom, PhD
Scientific Director
Clinical Microbiology Laboratories
20 Aug Specimen Collection / Transport (Specimen Management and Clinical Relevance in Microbiology) J. Michael Miller, Ph.D., D (ABMM)
Microbiology Technical Services LLC, Georgia, USA
22 Oct Consultative Microbiology: Gram Stain Interpretations that Improve Patient Care Richard B. Thomson Jr, PhD, D(ABMM)
Medical Microbiologist, Division Head, Clinical Pathology,
Northshore University HealthSystem, IL, USA
19 Nov When Hematology and Microbiology Converge - Identifying Pathogens via Peripheral Blood Smear Rocco LaSala, PhD, MD
Associate Professor, Pathology
Director, Clinical Microbiology
West Virginia University School of Medicine, West Virginia, USA


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