June 7, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia | Co-located with ASM Microbe 2018

Do you have non-scientific staff that would benefit from a course on the basics of clinical microbiology, led by top clinical lab directors?  Then join us for the ASM Clinical Microbiology 101 Course.

For recently hired staff or those who just need a refresher on the continuously evolving world of clinical microbiology, this course will provide the fundamentals of the microbiology lab, while also providing valuable insights on how to build successful relationships with the clinical lab personnel.

Important Resources:

Target Audience:

This program is designed for the non-scientist:

  • Industry Sales
  • Marketing
  • Policy Staff
  • And More

Topics Include:

  • Basics of the Clinical Microbiology Lab
  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility
  • Defining Laboratory Testing
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare Reimbursement


  • William Dunne, bioMérieux, Co-Chair
  • Susan Sharp, Co-Chair
  • Joseph Campos, Children’s National Hospital
  • Jane Hata, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  • Yvette McCarter, University of Florida
  • Sandra Richter, Cleveland Clinic
  • Omai Garner, University of California, Los Angeles

Additional Registration Information:

  • Participation in ASM Clinical Microbiology 101 is included in registration of the ASM Infectious Diseases Forum, however, attendees may also register separately.