Program Highlights:
Laboratory Professionals

Join the laboratory medicine community at ASCP 2023

ASCP 2023 is the premier event for laboratory professionals to connect with colleagues and members of the entire lab team, while staying on the cutting edge of your field.

Discover 3 full days of scientific sessions developed by and for laboratory professionals, along with a broad range of non-clinical topics such as personal wellness, laboratory management, DE&I, and more.

Earn 26.5 CMLE Credits

Earn up to 26.5 CMLE credits with your registration, with the opportunity to earn many more if you include the on-demand option.

Included with all registrations Add-on options (additional fee)
Pre-Meeting On-Demand Sessions Core Meeting Oct 18-20 Pre-Meeting Workshops Oct 17 On-Demand Recorded Sessions
11 Credits 15.5 Credits 4 Credits 80+ Additional Credits

Discover Your Path

How will you experience ASCP 2023?

For those looking to focus in on a subspecialty or topic area, the following tracks provide suggested pathways for you to explore.

All sessions are included with your ASCP 2023 registration, but a number of new tracks have been developed to give you a framework for how to best experience this year’s meeting.

Follow 16 continuous sessions over three days developed and presented by leading laboratory professionals. This is your opportunity to advance your skills in four core topic areas: hematology/coagulation, blood banking/transfusion medicine, microbiology, and chemistry.

All sessions in this track will be recorded and included as part of the optional On-Demand add-on.

2023 sessions include:

  • Day 2: Back to Basics: Helpful Hints for Identifying Peripheral Blood Cells
                Karen Brown, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, MASCP
  • Day 3: Emerging Pathogens and Select Agents
                Nicole Green, PhD, D(ABMM), PHM, M(ASCP)CM; Derrick Chen, MD
  • Day 3: Clinical Assay Interferences: The Common Sources of Uncommon Interferences and how to manage them
                Zahra Shajani-Yi, PhD, DABCC
  • Day 3: Addressing Pre-transfusion Testing Pain Points in Hospital Blood Bank: ABO Discrepancy Resolution and Red Cell Antibody Identification
                Antonio Insigne, SBB(ASCP)CM, MLS(ASCPi)

Browse the full schedule here and filter by this track or any subtopic area to explore more.

Choose from 10 specialty sessions, including:

  • Day 1: Building a Connection with a Medical Laboratory Education Program
                Rodney Rohde, PhD, MS, SM(ASCP)CM SVCM, MBCM
  • Day 2: Leading Laboratories Best Practices
                Alexandra Brown, MD, FASCP; Heather Hurley; Ihab Abumuhor, MSHCA, MSCS, MLS(ASCP)SBB
  • Day 2: Lab Safety, Safety Culture, and Safety Program
                Daniel Scungio, MLS(ASCP)SLSCM, SLS, CQA(ASQ) (“Dan the Safety Man”); Jason Nagy, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CMQLSCM
  • Day 3: The impact of the CURES Act and direct-to-patient disclosure of errors
                Dr. Stephen Smith; Dr. Vinita Parkash

Browse the full schedule here and filter by this track or any subtopic area to explore more.

Additional Meeting Highlights


And be sure to fill out your schedule with these meeting highlights, including a host of opportunities to network with and learn from other laboratory professionals as well as members of the entire laboratory team.

  • Day 1: ‘Hot Topic Meet-Ups’ - sit with others in your field for an informal roundtable discussion on top-of-mind topics
  • Day 1: Cancer Patient Advocate Keynote with actor/philanthropist Rob Lowe
  • Day 1: The Barbara Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals: Susan Harrington, PhD, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)CM
  • Day 1: Opening Reception - relax and socialize with all attendees
  • Day 2: Scientific Keynote Speaker: Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD
  • Day 2: Cindy Johns Lecture – Robert McKenna, MD
  • Day 2: Attendee Reception – eat, drink, and socialize!
  • 200+ research posters

Renowned Experts in Laboratory Medicine

2023 speakers include:

  • Karen Brown,

  • Henry Rinder, MD, FASCP

    Rodney Rohde,

  • Alexa Siddon, MD

    Daniel Scungio,

  • Susan Harrington

    Susan Harrington,

  • Susan Harrington
  • Featured Session

    Barbara M. Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals

    Professional Growth: You Can Do Hard Things

    Wednesday, October 18 – 3:00PM – 4:00PM

    Susan Harrington, PhD, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)CM
    Cleveland Clinic

Rapid Review Series

Brush up your knowledge in quick fashion with these 1-hour rapid-fire review sessions. Join other members of the lab team for this series of sessions, each covering a single topic area, including:

 Clinical Chemistry

 Transfusion Medicine / Blood Banking



 Medical Microbiology

 Laboratory Administration / Management

 Gynecologic & Non-Gynecologic Cytology

featured sessions

Beyond the Science

Your job as a laboratory professional is incredibly challenging, requiring a wide range of skills. The 2023 program is built to help you in your day-to-day responsibilities, covering topics such as:

featured sessions

 Leadership & Management

 Personal Wellness

 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

 Patient & Laboratory Safety

 Quality Improvement & Quality Assurance

 Test Utilization & Public Policy

 Social Media Usage & Strategy

 Educator Training

 Global Topics

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  • Experience More with
    On-Demand Content                            

    ASCP 2023 isn’t limited to 3 days in Long Beach. All registrants will have access to a series of 12 pre-meeting on-demand sessions beginning October 10th.

    Additionally, a selection of 80+ sessions will be recorded and released for 6 months following the meeting. Select a registration option with ‘On-Demand’ included for access to these sessions and the ability to claim CMLE credits for any that you view.