Podcasts Answers from the Lab

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., 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 common challenges facing many hospital and laboratory leaders today, the important role of lab leaders in advancing patient care, and what to watch in Washington, D.C., as we head into the year’s end.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 17, 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

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 how traveling and gathering impacts respiratory virus spread, and how testing and lab stewardship will be critical in the months ahead. They also highlight Dr. Pritt’s parasitology blog, Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites, which just posted its 700th case.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 3, 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 "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 latest monkeypox developments, potential scenarios for monkeypox moving forward, and where the VALID Act stands.

By Suzanne Ferguson • August 25, 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 "Answers From the Lab" for his weekly leadership update with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss how monkeypox can be transmitted, the possibilities of a future Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), and access to testing.

By Suzanne Ferguson • August 18, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Morice discuss new developments in monkeypox testing, updates on the federal response, and lessons learned from managing other viruses.

By Suzanne Ferguson • August 11, 2022