Tuesday December 10, 2019; 6:00-8:30PM PDT

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6:00-6:30 pm - Networking

6:30-7:30 pm - Dinner

7:30-8:30 pm - Presentation



Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital       Building 25, Room H7125                                         1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110

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Barbora Chindarkarova
Northern California Section, AACC
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As the clinical laboratory evolves, we are witnessing game changing innovations and technological advancements around us. From the automation of routine high-volume testing to the rapid advances in molecular testing, the clinical laboratory is transforming to deliver high quality, advanced, personalized, and integrated laboratory services. Northern California Local Section strives to bring topics that keep our local members up to date. 

Please join us for a great scientific session and dinner. Learn about the advances in laboratory medicine, network with attendees, and get CE credits. You do not need to be an AACC member to attend. Support your local section!

Northern California Section AACC Event - December 10, 2019

The Clinical Laboratory's Collaborative Role in Solving Pre-Analytical Challenges in the Emergency Department

Octavia M Peck Palmer, PhD, FAACC

Associate Professor/Medical Director


After attending this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Identify preanalytical challenges originating in the Emergency Department

2. Define a process to engage the clinical laboratory and Emergency Department in identifying and reducing/eliminating preanalytical factors

3. Develop a customized tool to reduce preanalytical factors in the Emergency Department


One hour of Category 1 ACCENT credit given