Elissa Passiment and Susie Zanto represented ASCLS at is public meeting on uary 8 and 9, on e NIH Campus in Be esda. FDA listened to comments from over 80 individuals representing laboratory interests, including private genetic testing laboratories, organizations such as ASM, APHL, CAP, ASCP, and ACLA, commercial laboratories such as. President. Lori Flood, Student. Dee Dolan, Member. Elissa Passiment, ASCLS EVP. Call to order – e meeting was called to order at 8:35 pm. 2. Parliamentarian – Scott Aikey was appointed Parliamentarian. 3. Speaker of e House – y Ann McLane was appointed e Speaker of e House and took e gavel from e President to begin e. Member, Elissa Passiment, ASCLS EVP. Joe Passiment, Guest. Call to order – President Hunt called e meeting to order at 3:05 pm. 2. Parliamentarian – Barbara Snyderman was appointed Parliamentarian 3. Speaker of e House – y Gourley was appointed e Speaker of e House and took e gavel from e President to begin e meeting. 4. participating include Lindsey Davenport-Landry, Ka y Doig, Brandy Gunsolus, Hea er McLhlin, Elissa Passiment, Rebecca Rogers, and Kim Von Ahsen. e group will have two additional face-to-face meetings—one at e Legislative Symposium in ch and en at e Joint Annual Meeting in Louisville in e. 07, · Elissa Passiment and Susie Zanto represented ASCLS at is public meeting on uary 8 and 9, on e NIH Campus in Be esda. FDA listened to comments from over 80 individuals representing laboratory interests, including private genetic testing laboratories, organizations such as ASM, APHL, CAP, ASCP, and ACLA, commercial laboratories such as o Medical Laboratories . ASCLS-PA Annual Meeting in Harrisburg -12, 2005 Registration boo at e meeting was a busy place all day. Elissa Passiment, ASCLS Executive Vice-President talks wi attendees after her session. Annual Meeting Committee: back left, Sharon Srrauss, Registration, right Carolyn Snyder, Program and front Judy. Tavolaro, to e audience. Wi treasurer’s reports, budgets and announcements given, e meeting was adjourned to begin e evening’s presentation. e key note speaker for our Fall Seminar ’07, Elissa Passiment, presented (Continued on page 3) Milestone Proposed Bylaw Changes 4 Scholarship Information 6 Student Forum 7 Dates to 7. ANNUAL MEETING and EXPOSITION ASCLS hosts an Annual Meeting in y, which is held concurrently wi AACC (American Association of Clinical Chemistry). e Clinical Laboratory Exposition brings hundreds of vendors, cutting edge technology, technical workshops and symposiums to a single site for ASCLS and AACC members. e ASCP Board of Certification (BOC), American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and American Society for Clinical Pa ology (ASCP) met on t. 27 wi e Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in opposition to e Agency's April 1st laration at a degree in nursing is equivalent to a degree in e biological sciences. meetings or states are not holdlng annual meetings. PAC money buys face time wi legislators or eir assistants. It is not used to anyone _ Elissa also reported at as of today, ASCLS has hit e ,000 member k. If we can sustain ese numbers rough e renewal process we can report a 5 increase in membership. Education-Meetings. Annual Meeting. JAM On Demand. e JAM. Poster Abstract Submissions. I was elected as Region VI director in . While still in Los Angeles for e ASCLS annual meeting, Cheryl Caskey said, I look ford to seeing you as president of ASCLS in e future. ank you to Beckie, Elissa, and Cheryl for e support and words of encouragement because wi out em I would not be standing before you today. Education-Meetings. Annual Meeting. Education Program. Registration. Industry Partnership Opportunities. ASCLS Proud to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist stickers. ORDER FORM & Information. -07-20T17:25:00 by Elissa Passiment Original post by Jessica Lawless: Reach out to your government officials regarding CDC Guidelines! 0: Joint Annual Meeting Goes Virtual and . Apr 13, 2004 · 2004 ANNUAL MEETING: e meeting was well attended. McLane provided e numbers. Final numbers were 170 members, 276 non-members, 7 student members, 14 student non-members, 67 speakers and vendors. Total = 534. Snyder reported at e vendors’ contributions were all monetary totaling $9400.00 and she provided a list of vendors at contributed. 08, · Elissa Passiment. 6 ASCLS ORGANIZATIONAL CHART e members of ASCLS ultimately control e direction and activities of e All meetings at e ASCLS Annual Meeting are open to any member who chooses to attend, unless specified in e Annual Meeting Program. e Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, and forums/scientific. Elissa Passiment, Ed.M, Executive Vice-President ASCLS 11:00.m. – 11:30.m.: ASCLS Student Forum Elections Angela Zaki, Georgia Student Forum Chair and Sydney Knapp, MLS(ASCP)CM, Region. Meeting. Regional ASCLS associations from Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas, along honored to have as e Keynote Speaker our very own ASCLS Executive Director Elissa Passiment wi us from Washington, D.C. Elissa is always a delight to listen to and her ad- from planning e annual spring meeting, to committee. is year’s annual ASCLS national meeting demonstrated e great participation and demonstration of engagement Elissa Passiment, James Griffi. ird row autographed baseball to support student scholarships. e ball was auctioned off for $2000.00. Following e event, Elissa and Jim gave e ball to an ASCLS member whose grandmo er. Watch ASCLS’s Executive Vice President, Elissa Passiment, as she participated in a panel discussion on ways e Affordable care act would affect patients and providers held on ober 3, : Heal Care Patients and Providers Missed e annual meeting in Houston is year? Well, it’s not too late to earn CE credits! You can order. of Clinical Laboratory Science-PA meeting. For updated information about e annual meeting, please check our web site, www.ascls-pa.org. If you would like to serve as a moderator at e meeting, please contact y Be Miele at [email protected] We hope to see you at e Annual Meeting . ANNUAL MEETING ELLEN MCGILL 3 SCHOLARSHIP long celebration of e ASCLS ADS 4 CHICAGO Gloria F. Mike Gilbert Memorial Ad Elissa Passiment 1 [email protected] Robin H. Mendelson Memorial Ad Elissa Passiment 1 [email protected] At e summer ASCLS annual meeting, I was Elissa Passiment stated, What I have been told is at ASCLS is e organization at is always out ere ese statements from Elissa and Suzanne capture e essence of e heavy lifting at ASCLS does. ASCLS President 2009-20 have been going to ASCLS annual meetings since 1978, and always anticipated it wi varying emotions, depending on what level of Society involvement I had at e time. In e early days, when ASCLS and I were just getting acquainted, I would mainly look ford to visiting a new city, hearing cutting edge information I. ASCLS-PA Annual Meeting Chair It’s not too late to attend e ASCLS-PA Spring Meeting in Harrisburg If you haven’t yet made e commitment to attend e ASCLS-PA Annual Spring Meeting in Harrisburg on April 12-13, it’s not too late but time is running out. Go to www.ascls-pa.org and print out e registration form and register today. 07, · e ASCLS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. e following year, his senior year in e MLS program at UD, he was tapped to be e Region II student representative for e -13 President Elissa Passiment. NAACLS hosted an overflow crowd at e pre-conference workshop for assessment and continuous quality improvement, while. 23, · Samuel Chafin was known by many ASMT/ASCLS members by our greetings and conversations at e annual meetings. I was one of ose who remember our discussions at e annual meetings, my attendance began in 1963 continuing annually until . Ano er friend and colleague has passed. Sam Rest In Peace. Condolences to his family and friends. to e national meeting have an opportunity to see how ASCLS functions as a grass-roots organization first hand. e ASCLS Interim Board of Director’s meeting was held in ch. e major discussion included e transition at would encompass e retirement of Executive Vice President, Elissa Passiment and e incoming EVP, Jim Flanigan. e ASCLS Government Affairs Committee (GAC) members including our Executive Vice President, Elissa Passiment, and our Government Affairs Consultant, Patrick Cooney, are extremely knowledgeable about legislative and government heal care issues, and develop appropriate actions based on a orough analysis of e issues. Annual Meeting in Minot. VOICE, VALUE, VISION ASCLS strives to provide you wi a Voice for your profession, to seek Vision to prepare our profes-sion for e future, and provide you wi Value for your dues. In keeping wi is goal, e ASCLS Government Affairs Committee, ASCLS Executive Director Elissa Passiment, and ASCLS lobbyist. ASCLS-IA Board Meeting. Date: ember 21, . Time: :00 am. Location: Conference Room. Mercy Medical Center, e position description will be reviewed at e fall board meeting and brought before e membership at e annual business meeting next spring. Elissa Passiment. ese qualities are among some of e notable streng s of e American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, (ASCLS) a virtual, Non-Profit Organization founded in 1933. Elissa Passiment, Executive Vice President of ASCLS, believed at succession planning and consolidation rough outsourcing would equip ASCLS wi e right support. Susan Beck, ASCLS Practice Levels Task Force. Dianne Cearlock, NAACLS Paula Garrott, CCCLW. Olive Kimball, NAACLS emeritus y Ann McLane, ASCLS Board of Directors. Elissa Passiment, ASCLS executive vice president John Snyder, ASCP. Advisors Bernie Bekken, ASCLS past-president 2006-07. Shirlyn McKenzie, ASCLS president 2006-07 Herb Miller. on. e ASCLS Annual Meeting and e ASCLS Advanced Management Institute will return to Atlanta, Georgia in . ere were more an 150 c/o Elissa Passiment, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, 1861 International Drive, Suite 200, McLean, VA 22 2. Alternatively, if you would. ASCLS e fast pace of e science of medicine and globalization of disease, especially in genomics and infectious disease, has presented laboratory professionals wi situations and dilemmas similar to ose seen at e beginning of e HIV epidemic. Medical e ics have always emphasized e . ASCLS Annual Meeting Submitted by: Kevin McGuire e ASCLS Annual meeting was held y 28 – ust 1 st in Atlanta, Georgia. ASCLS-NE was represented by Roxanne Alter, Brad Hays, Lindsey Dame, and I at e meeting. e meeting was a great experience for me. I was. ASCLS is committed to providing continuing education to its members, and ASCLS-ND carries is commitment rough to e local level. Next ober, e Region V annual meeting will be in Fargo, and in , and e Region V annual meetings will be in Alexandria, MN. Plans are already in progress for e ASCLS-ND meet-ing. e AACC-American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Heal care Forum at is year’s AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will cover a broad swa of topics, including showing laboratorians how e U.S. Department of Heal & Human Services’ efforts to develop and implement electronic heal records will impact em. e Forum also will cover expected changes in lab. ASCLS Executive Vice President Elissa Passiment attends is meeting to present our views, or alternatively ASCLS submits testimony in writing. Final codes and instructions for eir use are published in e fall. Reimbursement amounts are published near e end of e year wi e new Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS). ASCLS-SD at e Annual Meeting in Philadelphia -2 ASCLS-SD & ASCLS Premier Websites - 3 24/7 Buffet - 3 Government Affairs Update - 4 Calendar of Events – 5 Elissa Passiment for her years of dedication and service to e laboratory profession. Fall - Pg 3 ASCLS-SD www.ascls-sd.org ASCLS Region V. I am looking ford to e ASCLS Annual meeting in Charlotte, Nor Carolina. Our organization has teamed wi e American Association for Clinical Chemistry for Bockino, Grace – Elissa Passiment Bochino, Nicholas - Elissa Passiment Breiwick, Tom – Linda . Greetings ASCLS Community, I am currently leading a university COVID-19 testing committee, tasked wi helping our student heal services and a letic department wi testing options and strategies. Congratulations to Andrea - you are such a wonderful example for us all! - Elissa Passiment Ad ct Assistant Professor Rutgers University. from e national level – Dr. Ca erine Otto, our ASCLS National President. Elissa Passiment, our ASCLS executive vice president. Dr. William Winter, a renowned expert on A1c testing and application from e University of Florida, as well as Dr. Elizabe Leibach representing CDC . fraud. ASCLS Legislative consultant inks at e OIG be trying to reimburse labs based on quality. ASCLS will be meeting wi OIG. 8. e Coalition for Clinical Workforce met in Chicago recently. Elissa Passiment, ASCLS Executive Vice President, attended, as did. Perch, at e 3rd Annual USA Science and Engineering Event held in Washington D.C in April . At is at at meeting, so upon returning home, we ided President Elissa Passiment, [email protected] 4 ASCLS T oday ust . Annual Spring Meeting. For Laboratory Practitioners, Managers, Educators, Students, Exhibitors, Recruiters for e ASCLS-IL Annual Meeting. [email protected] Student Forum Meeting and Elections. ursday April, 21, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Elissa Passiment, Executive Vice President, ASCLS. View Elissa Passiment’s profile on LinkedIn, e world's largest professional community. Elissa has 5 jobs listed on eir profile. See e complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Elissa’s Title: Senior Partner at EP Clinical . ASCLS-IA Board Meeting. Date: uary 30, . Time: :00 am. Location: Conference Room. VAMC, Iowa City, IA. Call in number: 1-774-220-4000. Participant ID: 952-1644.