Join clinical microbiology laboratory directors in discussing recent journal articles in clinical microbiology. Each month, a group of presenters will discuss 1-2 articles in depth. Journal clubs are held every second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. ET. 

This activity is free to ASM members. Join or renew now!

Next Session: Live at ASM Microbe 2022— June 11, 2022


ASM Microbe 2022
12:45 PM ET
CPHM Track Hub
Online Itinerary

Learning Objectives

  • Critically assess peer-reviewed literature relevant to clinical microbiology.
  • Describe the impact of published studies on clinical microbiology practice.
  • Engage in constructive discussion with peers and clinical microbiology laboratory leaders.



  • Kevin Alby, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Associate Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill.


  • TBD. 

Discussion Panel

  • Perceus Mody, MLS(ASCP)CMSMCM, Clinical Microbiology Instructor, MLS program VUMC, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
  • TBD.
  • TBD.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Each presentation is approved for 1.0 P.A.C.E.® credit. ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. All presentations are recognized by the California Department of Health and Florida Department of Health and qualify for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal. CE credits are available for a $10 fee and can only be claimed by the learner. Learners can add this fee to their cart by visiting the individual session pages. CEs cannot be purchased from the series page.

Want To Present or Join the Discussion?

ASM is looking for experts in the clinical laboratory to present and discuss relevant journal articles for its Clinical Microbiology Virtual Journal Club.


  • 1 session commitment (1 hour).
  • 2 -5 hours per session.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Presenter:
    • Coordinate with the session coordinator to find a recent journal article on clinical microbiology (preferably open access or ASM).
    • Create a 15-minute (max) presentation on the confirmed article.
    • Present during the live session held on the second Tuesday of the month.
  • Discussion Panelist:
    • Read the 2 articles confirmed for the session you are assigned.
    • Participate in the live discussion on the second Tuesday of the month.


  • ASM membership required.
  • Preferred: a subject-matter expert in a clinical or public health lab, a laboratory director or a laboratory fellow.


Missed a past virtual journal club? Catch up by watching recordings on ASM Events Online.


Contact Information

Nicole Jackson,