Laboratory Management

 5.75 CME Credits

3 February 2020
Dubai Room, Za'abeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre

With the lab being one of the focal points of patient diagnosis and care, there is a need to understand the best ways to manage the lab, increase efficiency, while also maintaining the level of quality. The Laboratory Management Conference will discuss how to strategically lead a laboratory in a increasing disruptive healthcare environment, while also bringing forth thought provoking discussions on the challenges in running a lab both globally and locally.

Key topics:

  • Harnessing the power of laboratory informatics
  • Test utilisation management
  • Strategic laboratory leadership in a disruptive healthcare environment
  • Lab management global vs local

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand how to manage a laboratory in a value-based model of healthcare
  • Discuss if auto verification can provide cost savings 
  • Learn more about the common problems and solutions faced by labs all over the world
  • Analyse how to manage quality and quality metrics in the laboratory


Carlo Kaabar, Laboratory Manager, Al Qassimi Women and Children Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

Activity director:

Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Speaker faculty:

Dr Eric Glassy, Board of Governor and Trustee, College of American Pathologists; Director of Pathology, Providence Little Company, Mary Medical Center; Past President, Digital Pathology Association, Los Angeles, California, USA

Dr Mansour Al Zarouni, Member, General Secretariat Committee, Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award (SITA), Dubai, UAE

Mike Hallworth, Consultant Biochemist, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, UK

Professor Praveen Sharma, Professor, AIIMS Jodhpur, Chair, APFCB Communication Committee, Member, IFCC C-CLM, Jodhpur, India

Robert L. Michel, Editor-in-Chief, DARK Daily and The Dark Report, Austin, Texas, USA

Prof Rajiv Erasmus, President, African Federation of Clinical Chemistry (AFCC), Emeritus Professor, Division of Chemical Pathology, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Director, Quality First Training Academy, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Rania Medhat Seliem, Consultant Haematopathology, Head of Pathology Section, Rashid Hospital, Pathology and Genetics Department, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE