Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

The primary purpose of Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds is to provide up-to-date information on laboratory testing for diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring diseases. Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds occurs on Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 PM Pacific time during fall, winter, and spring quarters. 

Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds is free and open to all.

CME Course Objectives

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • List several trends and developments in laboratory testing for the diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of disease.
  • List several trends and developments regarding improving the quality of clinical laboratory services.
  • Apply current concepts in laboratory testing to the diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of disease.
  • Describe current research in the practice of medicine and how this research might impact the future practice of laboratory testing.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is one credit.)

Attendance & CME/CE credit 

In order to be eligible to claim credit for attending Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds (LMGR), attendees must:

  1. ATTEND THE LIVE ACTIVITY (see locations or live streaming link below), and
  2. Track attendance via Text (UW attendees) or via the online sign-in form (non-UW attendees & registered students)

UW attendees track attendance by TEXT for CME & CE credit:

  • One-Time: Text your email address to 833-394-7078 for initial set-up.
  • Weekly: Text code 8815 to 833-394-7078
  • Credit must be recorded via text in the 60 minutes before, during, and up to 60 minutes after the activity concludes.  If you miss the texting window, use “CME Dept Assistance Request Form” on  or email

Non-UW Attendees & registered students use this form for credit:

Participants who are external to the UW Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology can receive CME credit for attending LMGR or watching via the live streaming link, but those people will need to submit an attestation form and payment to the UW CME Office ($45 or less, based on total LMGR hours attended for the academic year) to claim CME credit. Attestation forms are emailed to CME participants each July for the preceding academic year.

All attendees are asked to complete the evaluation form here:

Please provide evaluation feedback for the presenters and to help us track accurate attendance.  Thank you! 

The live activity starts at 3:30 PM Pacific on most Wednesdays during term in fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Live activity locations

  • Attend in person at Health Sciences Building, room D209
  • Attend the live activity via the live streaming link through Zoom:

*To sign up to receive the weekly Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds email announcements, please email

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Current Quarter Schedule

LAB M 502 Grand Rounds Schedule, current quarter

Previous Quarter Schedule

LAB M 502 Grand Rounds Schedule, previous quarter

Recorded Presentations

For past presentations, visit our YouTube channel.