Meetings


Each year, ISM sponsors two scientific seminars (spring and fall meetings) and a variety of technical workshops. Check out our most recent post below for the latest information on our upcoming meeting.
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2019 Fall Meeting & 72nd Pasteur Award Presentation


When & Where


When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Where: Cafe LaCave, Des Plaines, IL
Time: 7:00AM - 3:30PM

Agenda

Presentations will be available for download 24 hours prior to the meeting

Is Faster Actually Better? The Role of Rapid Blood Culture Diagnostics in Patient Outcomes and Cost-effective Patient Care 
Presentation will be available after meeting

Erin McElvania, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Director of Clinical Microbiology
NorthShore University HealthSystem

 Diagnostic Stewardship: Because you can't do everything for everyone, all the time

Christopher Doern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Director of Microbiology
Department of Pathology
Division of Clinical Pathology
VCU School of Medicine

 Thinking Outside of the Box: The Ongoing Need for Microbiology Expertise in the Era of MALDI-TOF MS

Carey-Ann Burnham, Ph.D., D(ABMM), F(CCM), F(IDSA), F(AAM)
Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Molecular Microbiology, Pediatrics, and Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Medical Director of Microbiology, Barnes Jewish Hospital

The Medical Microbiome: Insurmountable Opportunities

George Weinstock, Ph.D.
Evnin Family Chair and Professor
Director, Microbial Genomics
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Pasteur Award Winners - Legends, Mentors, Colleagues and Me?

Wm. Michael Dunne Jr., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Registration


Advance registration is required.
Registration Deadline: November 5th, 2019
Please complete the form below and submit payment.
Registration fee includes lectures, breakfast and lunch.

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P.A.C.E.® Credits:


ISM has applied to be a provider of Continuing Education for this program in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences through the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Completion of the program will provide 4.0 CE contact hours of continuing education. The instructional level of this program is intermediate.

Presentations for Download


2019 Spring Meeting


P.A.C.E.® Credits:


ISM has applied to be a provider of Continuing Education for this program in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences through the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Completion of the program will provide 4.0 CE contact hours of continuing education. The instructional level of this program is intermediate.

ISM Council Meeting


When & Where


Where: ACL Laboratories in Rosemont, IL
When: October 16th, 2019 at 6PM

Registration


No registration is needed for the ISM Council Meeting.