Leadership Podcasts

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for a leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. This week, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss government regulation and oversight of lab developed tests, and review proposed legislation that would affect clinical laboratories.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 5, 2022

This week on "Answers From the Lab,” William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt review the CDC’s new masking guidelines, and discuss how those changes reflect the status of the COVID-19 pandemic overall.

By Suzanne Ferguson • March 3, 2022

This week on the podcast, Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services, joins "Answers From the Lab" with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. and William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D. This episode focuses on at-home testing for COVID-19, including the types of tests that are available, when they should be used, and how well they work.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 23, 2021

This week on "Answers From the Lab," William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt review steps we can take to keep ourselves and the people around us safe as we celebrate the holidays together.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 16, 2021

This week on "Answers From the Lab," William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. This week, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt step back and look at where the COVID-19 pandemic stands now, and they consider the potential effects that the omicron variant, expanded testing availability, and the upcoming holidays all could have.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 9, 2021

This week on "Answers From the Lab," William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. As the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 gains attention and generates concern, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss what’s being done to learn more about this new variant and the effects it could have on the fight against COVID-19.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 2, 2021

This week on the podcast, Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, joins "Answers From the Lab" with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Theel discuss antibody testing for COVID-19, including why this testing is done and when it’s most useful.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 11, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss the state of COVID-19 now, along with factors that could influence how the pandemic plays out from here.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 4, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss the new COVID-19 variants that are emerging and how those variants could have an impact on the pandemic going forward.

By Samantha Rossi • January 7, 2021

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., look back at how the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped laboratory medicine throughout 2020.

By Samantha Rossi • December 31, 2020

Amir Sadighi Akha, M.D., D.Phil., lab section director for Mayo Clinic's Cellular and Molecular Immunology Laboratory, joins this episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast. Dr. Sadighi Akha and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., discuss dendritic cell enumeration — a new test offered through Mayo Clinic Laboratories that is the only clinical test of its kind currently available in the U.S.

By Samantha Rossi • December 22, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., talk about the increased interest in health care professions, including those in laboratory medicine, that has been spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Samantha Rossi • December 17, 2020

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., debunk common face mask misconceptions in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Samantha Rossi • December 10, 2020