Educational Webinars

ASCT offers member discounts on webinars and archived webinars. Webinars are also available to non-members.

Download the 2020 Educational Webinar Registration Form and mail or email to ASCT with payment. You will receive your webinar access information via email from ASCT after payment is received. Using your email address, the ASCT will send you the link to access the webinar. Participants can choose to hear the audio via the phone or over their computer speakers. Each webinar will offer one CE credit as defined by the ASCP CMP.

All Members and Non-Members may purchase ASCT educational webinars online by clicking here.

Individual Webinar Registration
$40 member (price per webinar)
$50 non-member (price per webinar)

Laboratory Webinar Registration
$150 member registers lab (price per webinar)
$175 non-member registers lab (price per webinar)
$700 Member signs up the lab (price for all scheduled webinars in the current membership year.)

2020 Educational Webinar Registration Form 

January 8, 2020
The Pursuit of Happiness

Barbara A Crothers, DO
Joint Pathology Center
Silver Spring, MD

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Learning Objectives
Highlight the impact of stress on healthcare professionals
Describe some recent evidence for reducing stress
Provide tools for decreasing stress and increasing happiness

February 26, 2020
Employee Engagement in the Laboratory: Empowering a Positive Workforce

Jodie M. Woodside MS, CT (ASCP)CM
Rutland Regional Medical Center
Rutland, Vermont

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Learning objectives:
Learn what employee engagement is
Learn advantages and disadvantages to employee engagement
Learn ways to engage employees in the lab

March 18, 2020
Aspiration Cytology of Neck Cysts in Adults: Morphologic Features and Ancillary Testing Strategies

Dr. Christopher Griffith 
Cleveland Clinic 
Cleveland, Ohio 

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Learning Objectives:
Name common differential considerations in adults with a cystic neck mass
Discuss the challenges encountered in evaluating aspiration material from an adult with a neck cyst
Identify cytologic features in neck cyst aspirates which increase the likelihood of metastatic carcinoma
Apply optimal ancillary testing stragtegies to detect high-risk Human Papillomavirus in neck cyst aspiration material

April 22, 2020
Molecular Cytopathology in an Era of Precision Medicine: Doing More with Less

Dr. Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri  
MD Anderson Medical Center
Houston, Texas

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Learning objectives:
To provide an overview of the current molecular testing performed in cytopathology for clinical management of patients
To compare and contrast different cytologic specimen preparations and discuss various processing and handling techniques to identify pre-analytical variables for successful molecular testing
To illustrate the practical implementation of the specimen acquisition process and triage and the issues pertaining to collecting an adequate sample for molecular testing

May 12, 2020
Cytopathology of Pediatric Small Round Cell Tumors

Dr. Lisa Teot
Boston Children's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the cytologic features of common and uncommon small round cell tumors that occur in children and list differential diagnostic considerations for these entities
  • Describe appropriate ancillary studies to enhance the cytologic diagnosis of pediatric small round cell tumors
  • Discuss the limitations of and diagnostic pitfalls in the cytologic diagnosis of pediatric small round cell tumors


June 10, 2020
Soft Tissue and Bone FNA

Dr. Benjamin Witt
Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology
University of Utah/ARUP Laboratories
Salt Lake City, Utah
Learning Objectives: 
Employ cytomorphology to differentiated soft tissue and bone lesions into general diagnostic categories
Based on morphologic categorization implement directed panels of immunostains to work within the appropriate differential diagnosis
Gain familiarity with instances wherein fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) testing can inform the diagnosis

July 2020
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August 2020
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September 2020
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October 2020
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November 2020:  Urine topic (TBD)
Dr. Gissou Azabdaftari
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center 

December 2020:  Lynch Syndrome
Dr. Jennifer Findeis-Hosey
University of Rochester