Northern California Local Section Events
2014 MEETINGS

Please RSVP for events at least one week prior to the program to Bridgit Olivia Crews: bridgit.o.crews@kp.org/Tel 510-231-5415 (leave message).

We would like to hear from you!
Let us know your suggestions for speakers, particular topics and potential sponsors! Please contact the Program Chair, Jim Faix, at jim.faix@stanford.edu

November 5 New Method for Detection of CSF Xanthochromia
Andrew Smith MS, CLS
San Francisco General Hospital


Next-Generation Sequencing for Cystic Fibrosis Testing
Martina Lefterova, MD, PhD
Stanford Health Care


Venue:
Shiva’s Indian Restaurant & Bar
800 California St, Mountain View, CA 94041

Program Information

September 18 New Methods and Controversies in Monoclonal Gammopathy Evaluation

David F. Keren, MD
Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Clinical Pathology
The University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems


Venue:
Trader Vics
9 Anchor Dr
Emeryville, CA 94608

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June 10 Can Glucose Meters Be Used for Critically Ill Patients? A Pro/Con Debate

Jim Faix, MD
Director, Clinical Chemistry & Immunology and POCT
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA


Tim Hamill, MD
Director, Clinical Laboratories
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, CA


Venue:
599 Railroad Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94080
Tel: 650-583-1867

Program Information

May 29-31 Lab Medicine 2014 Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists 49th Annual Meeting

Hosted by: University of California San Francisco, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Title: Emerging Technologies for the Clinical Laboratory

Keynote Speaker:
Dr Richard Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, TN
"Molecular mapping beyond the microscope"


Cotlove Award Lecture:
Dr Garry Nolan, Stanford University, CA
"A structure for immunity and cancer at the single level"


Special Guest Speaker:
Dr Henry Lee, University of New Haven, CT
"Lessons learned from high profile cases"


And many more great speakers!

Venue:
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Cost: $350 registration (includes breakfast and lunch on Friday and Saturday, reception on Thursday night and banquet dinner on Friday night); CLS students: free for all scientific sessions ($50 for reception and $150 for banquet)

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
http://labmedx.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/aclps
BY Wednesday, May 7th.

Program Information

Eleven hours of Continuing Medical Education Credit or Continuing Education ACCENTcredit given.

April 22 Technologies and Trends Shaping the Future of Laboratory Medicine

Larry J. Kricka, DPhil, FACB, CChem FRSC, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, General Chemistry Laboratory and Critical Care Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA


Il Fornaio
302 South Market Street
San Jose
Tel: 408-271-3350

6:00-6:30 pm SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 pm DINNER
7:30-8:30 pm DR KRICKA's PRESENATION

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February 20 Hands-On Development and Validation of LC/MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research Lecture and Hands-On Workshop

Seyed Sadjadi
Phenomenex, Torrance, CA
Xiang (Kevin) He, Ph.D.
Clinical and Toxicological Applications Specialist, ABSCIEX, Redwood City, CA

Kara Lynch, Ph.D., DABCC
Associate Chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA


AB SCIEX
1201 Radio Road
Redwood City
CA 94065

8:00AM- 5:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Cost: AACC Members: $59
Non-members: $99
Students: $35
PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
www.regonline.com/AACCfebruary
BY Saturday, February 15th.
Eight hours of Continuing Education ACCENT credit given

Program Information

January 22 Annual Award Presentation Dinner
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine
​Steven H. Wong, Ph.D., DABCC(TC),
President of AACC
Professor of Pathology, Director of Clinical Chemistry
Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center
Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, USA


National AACC Update
Janet B. Kreizman
Chief Executive Officer of AACC


Hong Kong East Ocean Restaurant
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

6:00 - 6:30 PM SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 PM DINNER AND AWARD PRESENTATIONS
7:30-8:30 PM DR WONG'S PRESENTATION
8.30-8.45 PM JANET KREIZMAN'S PRESENTATION

Recap of the January 2014 meeting
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