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Get AMPed! Updates and Case Studies in Molecular Pathology

Presented by the AMP Training & Education Committee

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 | 8:15:00am - 4:00pm (local Phoenix time)

Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, Phoenix, AZ
Room: Valley of the Sun Ballroom DE

This website will be updated as more information becomes available. Please be sure to check back for all the latest information.


Join us for an interactive course designed to bring you up to speed in molecular pathology.  Topics include current molecular hot topics, preanalytical variables and workflow considerations that impact molecular testing, and an overview of current molecular technology including the application of modern technologies such as next generation sequencing and informatics. Faculty members will present an immersive workshop of case studies where participants will breakout into small groups to work through clinical molecular cases.



  • Identify common preanalytical variables that impact molecular testing
  • Discuss the methodologic and clinical considerations of when and how to implement testing by NGS
  • Compare and contrast methods of single nucleotide variant detection, copy number detection, and structural variant (fusions) detection by NGS and other related platforms.
  • Discuss considerations involved in workflow for a molecular pathology program including clinical applications, available assays, and costs



Individuals who have basic knowledge of molecular techniques and seek to understand the practical considerations of a molecular diagnostics program, including pathologists, geneticists, laboratory directors, trainees, laboratory technologists, computational biologists and informaticians.


Agenda: Click here to download the agenda. (as of October 17, 2022)
Detailed agenda: Click here to download the detailed agenda (as of October 17, 2022)


Please note: As of 10/4/22, we have reached peak registration capacity. However, you can be placed on the waiting list. We will contact you when slots open up.

Space is limited so be sure to register early


Ends 09/20/22
11:59 PM EST
9/21/22 - 10/10/22
11:59 PM EST
10/11/22- 11/5/22
AMP Regular Member $250 $300 $350
AMP Technologist (Tech) Member $160 $210 $260
AMP Associate Member $160 $210 $260
Non-AMP member $300 $350 $400


Please click here to access the Online Registration. You will be able to purchase this course as an add-on to the Annual meting registration or you can purchase just the course registration if you will not be attending the Annual Meeting.


In the morning (8:15-12:15pm local Phoenix time)
  • A brief lecture series will familiarize you with concepts and recent advances in the field of molecular pathology.
  • These lectures lay a foundation for the case discussions later in the day.
  • All lecture notes and any affiliated materials will be available for download.
In the afternoon (1:15-3:30pm local Phoenix time)
  • Attendees will break-out into small groups to discuss case studies on infectious diseases, solid tumors, hematopathology, or genetics. All attendees will be able to work through all the case studies.
  • We will also ask you to fill out a brief course evaluation. We value your input! 
Post-course activities
  • You will be sent an email outlining how you can claim continuing education credits. 



Instructions for how to claim credit will be emailed to participants after the course. 

Accreditation Statement            

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of ASCP and the Association for Molecular Pathology. ASCP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement – The ASCP designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE)

This continuing medical laboratory education activity is recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology as meeting the criteria for up to 5.50 CMLE credits.  ASCP CMLE credits are acceptable to meet the continuing education requirement for the ASCP Board of Registry Certification Maintenance Program.

Speaker Disclosures

Disclosure information is provided to learners and contains all financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to ASCP.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been mitigated. (C7 SCS 6.1--6.2, 6.5) All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below. If their name is not listed, they disclosed that they had no financial relationships with a commercial interest.

For a full list of speaker disclosures, please visit AMP 2022 GetAMPed Speaker Disclosures



Cancellations: Registration is non-refundable.

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Supported by an independent medical education grant from Illumina, Inc.


Plan now to participate after the course and attend the entire Association for Molecular Pathology 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo! The scientific sessions of the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo will take place from November 3-5, 2022 immediately following the 2022 Get AMPed! Course.

**Separate registration is required to attend the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo**