Leadership Podcasts

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss how to stay healthy during the holiday season and protect yourself and your loved ones from respiratory illnesses including influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 24, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss their new roles at Mayo Clinic and update listeners on the latest legislative news impacting the laboratory and diagnostic industries. They also highlight the launch of MayoComplete, Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ robust suite of oncology and hematology testing that uses next-generation sequencing to identify and evaluate presence of mutations.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 10, 2022

On this week’s episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., is joined by Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Pritt and Dr. Binnicker discuss why it could be a rough influenza season, testing options for patients with respiratory infections, and how to protect yourself from illness.

By Suzanne Ferguson • October 13, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss the stabilization of monkeypox and COVID-19, the shift from pandemic to endemic status, the increase in global virus outbreaks, and the role that laboratory medicine plays in this changing health environment.

By Suzanne Ferguson • October 6, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice cover current trends for monkeypox and COVID-19, their thoughts as autumn begins, getting back to infection prevention basics, and a quick legislation update.

By Suzanne Ferguson • September 29, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss the Saving Access to Laboratory Services Act (SALSA), how it is designed to mitigate harmful effects of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), where the legislation stands today, and how to get involved in advocacy.

By Suzanne Ferguson • September 22, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, they discuss Dr. Morice’s new role as CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL), his patient-centered vision for the future, and how MCL is leading positive changes in the diagnostics industry.

By Suzanne Ferguson • September 19, 2022

William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and CEO and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss current challenges in lab medicine and what it means to be a laboratory leader, including innovation, test stewardship, and the use of digital pathology.

By Suzanne Ferguson • September 8, 2022

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