Inside the Lab

Inside the Lab is ASCP’s podcast focusing on current topics showcasing the everyday laboratory professional and pathologist. The podcast’s goal is to generate thought-provoking discussions about topics relevant to the field of pathology and laboratory medicine.

Episodes will center on current topics, such as COVID-19, mentorship, burnout, retention of community practitioners, serology, patient care, and more to build awareness of the work of pathologists and laboratory professionals.

You can learn more about Inside the Lab here and check out our episodes below!

Credit Information

Each Inside the Lab episode is eligible for CME/CMLE credit. The links to claim credit will appear on this page.

Accreditation Statement: The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Credit Designation: ASCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Dan A. Milner, Jr. MD, MSc(Epi), FASCP


Kelly Swails, MT(ASCP)


Lotte Mulder, PhD


You can access every episode here!


Episode 19: Social Media and the Medical Laboratory Professions
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Dana Baker, MLS(ASCP)CM
Kamran Mirza, MD, MLS(ASCP)CM, FASCP
Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD, FASCP
Sara Jiang, MD

Episode 18: Lab Week Games and the Importance of Celebrating the Lab
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Theresa Tellier-Castellone, EdD, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM
Melanie Johncilla, MD
Aaron K. Odegard, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSMCM

Episode 17: COVID Patients: The Lab Saved My Life
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Cathrine Solomon, RN
Lynnette Chakkaphak, MS, MT(ASCP)
Anthony Reed


Episode 16: COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Lindsey Clark, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM
Hana M. El Sahly, MD
Anthony Reed



Episode 15: Getting People in the Seats: Recruitment for MLS Programs
Tuesday, March 1, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Kristina Behan, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
James Payne, MS
Susan Graham, MS, MT(ASCP)


Episode 14: Infectious Disease as a Bridge Between Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Guest Panelists:
Clare McCormick-Baw, MD, PhD, FASCP
Andrew Clark, PhD, D(ABMM)
Jonathon Wilcox, MD, FASCP
Karen Jaworski, MT(ASCP)