PLUGS® Summit

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Join us for the 6th annual PLUGS® Summit, where ~250 diverse stakeholders gather to learn practical tools for laboratory stewardship program development and insurance alignment that will apply to hospitals, health systems, reference labs, insurance payers, and patients.


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Welcome Reception

Wednesday, June 24, 6:30-9:00 pm
Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101

Join us for a networking reception at the Seattle Aquarium! Connect with your conference colleagues and enjoy drinks and appetizers. All attendees are welcome! RSVP when registering for the Summit.

PLUGS Banquet

Thursday, June 25, 6:00-10:00 pm
Edgewater Hotel, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

In addition to a dynamic educational program, PLUGS believes in the value of connecting with colleagues and what better way than over food? Join us for a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. The banquet will include a brief program to announce the PLUGS Member of the Year and Individual Member of the Year awards. Please RSVP in advance.


Continuing Medical Education

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 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Genetic Counselor CEUs

This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

Hotel Block

Conference rate ends June 2, 2020

Edgewater Hotel
2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
Conference Rate: $279/night
Mention “Seattle Children’s PLUGS 20”
Call to make your reservation: 800-624-0670

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts! Deadline to submit is March 9, 2020

Please share your lab stewardship experiences by submitting an abstract (maximum 500 words). Suitable abstracts include case studies, retrospective and prospective studies describing measurable interventions or process changes, and quality improvement processes – successes and failures are encouraged. Submissions will be reviewed by the CME course committee and you will be notified of the outcome by March 23, 2020.

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