Philadelphia Local Section Events

To add or update listings, please contact Membership Manager Sue Kim.

2016 Meetings

July 31

Mini-Symposia: Current Topics in Laboratory Medicine co-hosted by AACC Philadelphia Local Section and Thomas Jefferson University

Sunday, July 31, 2016, 1-4 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown - Rooms 414 & 415

Please RSVP by July 22 to Lilah Evans: lilah.evans@jefferson.edu or call 215.955.1664

Presentations and Speakers:

"Mass Spectrometry is Changing the Way in Which Newborn Screening for Metabolic Diseases is Performed"
Michael J. Bennett, Ph.D. FRCPath, D-ABCC, FACB
AACC President-Elect
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Evelyn Willing Bromley Chair of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Chief of Laboratory Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

"A Pathologist's View of Genomically Informed Medicine: Precisely Personal"
Stephen C. Peiper, M.D.
Peter A. Herbut Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

"Emerging Drug Trends in Toxicology Monitoring"
Anthony G. Costantino, Ph.D., F-ABFT
President and CEO, DRUGSCAN

2015 Meetings

October 8

The value of the laboratory, and the professionals who work there – and how to communicate that value to others.

Waters Corporation, 5205 Militia Hill Road, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA.

David E. Koch, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
President, AACC
Director, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, and POCT
Grady Memorial Hospital
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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March 2

The Correct Specimen

Waters Corporation
5205 Militia Hill Road, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Thomas E. Burgess, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
Technical Director, Quest Diagnostics,
1777 Montreal Circle, Tucker, Georgia 30084-6802

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2014 MEETINGS

December 4

Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine

Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc.
321 Jones Boulevard
Limerick, PA

6:30 - 7:30 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:30 - 8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A

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April 17

Vitamin D Assays: What Do They Really Measure?

Temple University Diamond Club at Mitten Hall
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 

6:30 - 7:30 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:30 - 8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A

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Venue and Parking


2013 MEETINGS

December 12

Interpretation of Cardiac Troponin: Generations, Populations & Standardization

Temple University Diamond Club at Mitten Hall
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 

6:30 - 7:30 pm  Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section) Cash Bar will be available
7:30 - 8:30 pm  Education Program, Followed by Q and A.

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July 15

Screening For Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Challenges And Controversies

Capital Grille 
1338 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 

6:00 - 7:15 pm Dinner (compliments of the Philadelphia Section)
7:15 - 8:30 pm Education Program, Followed by Q and A.

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