Each year, ISM sponsors two scientific seminars (spring and fall meetings) and a variety of technical workshops. Check out our most recent post below for the latest information on our upcoming meeting.

ISM Spring Meeting 2017

The ISM 2016 Spring meeting will be held:

May 16 & May 17, 2017

In memory of Paul Schreckenberger, Ph.D.


White Eagle Golf Club
3400 Country Club Drive, Naperville, IL 60564

Please note: White Eagle Golf Club Dress Code- No Jeans Please!

Registration Deadline: May 3, 2017.

Please click here to register

Click here for a printable registration form

Speakers will include:

May 16

Kamaljit Singh, M.D. D(ABMM)
NorthShore University Health System
White Leprosy and Other Tropical Infections

Christine Nielsen, M.B.A (C)
Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science
Generations in the Workplace

Peter Gilligan, Ph. D. D(ABMM)
University of North Carolina Hospital
Clinical Microbiologist’s Role in the
Care of Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Karl Klose, Ph.D.
South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
Deadly Diarrhea: Vibrio cholerae in the time of Cholera

May 17

Angella Charnot-Katsikas, M.D.
University of Chicago Medicine
Screening Patients for C. difficile

Elizabeth Mueller, M.D. & Alan Wolfe, Ph. D.
Loyola University Medical Center
Urine is not sterile: What’s next?

Danielle Johansen
ISM Enterprising Microbiologist Scholarship Winner
Optimizing Clean Catch Urine Collection for Urinary Microbiome Studies

Irene Dusich, MT(ASCP) SM
NorthShore University Health System
Total Lab Automation in Microbiology: One Lab’s Journey

ISM is paperless.  Handouts are be available for download from this website. Click on the links above!

Click here for printable meeting program

P.A.C.E.® Credits:

ISM has applied to be a provide of Continuing Education for this program in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences through the ASCLS P.A.C.E® Program.  Completion of one day of the program will provide 4.0 CE contact hours of continuing education and both days will provide 8.0 CE contact hours of continuing education.  The instructional level of this program is intermediate.

For Additional Information & Payments by Mail:

Dick Gottschall
15583 Crab Apple Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Fax:      (952)473-0564