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and 20th Anniversary Celebration
November 12-15, 2014
Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine
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November 12, 2014

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AMP Voices Concern with FDA Anticipated Details of Laboratory Developed Test Draft Guidance

July 2014: AMP reaffirms its position that the current CLIA program at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides appropriate oversight for LDTs.

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AMPlifications - July 2014 Issue

Your Association has been busy working for you! View a snapshot of AMP's initiatives in the realms of education, advocacy, innovation & improved patient care.

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AMP Election Results

AMP Past President, Jennifer Hunt, MD, MEd, announced last week the newly elected leadership for AMP. We thank them for their upcoming service and thank all of you for voting!

View the list of newly elected AMP leadership


AMP 2014 Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

Registration and housing is now open for the AMP 2014 Annual Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration, November 12-15, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

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AMP Provides Comments Regarding the 21st Century Cures Initiative

June 2014: In a letter to Chairman Fred Upton and Representative Diana DeGette, AMP encouraged Congress to work to remove regulatory and reimbursement hurdles harming the diagnostic industry.

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AMP Expresses Concerns about Product Labeling in Letter to the FDA

May 2014: In a letter to Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, AMP expressed concerns over FDA's inclusion of medical practice recommendations in product labeling for in vitro diagnostic tests.

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Francis S. Collins to Speak at AMP 2014 Annual Meeting

April 2014: "We are incredibly honored to have Dr. Collins with us," said Elaine Lyon, MD, PhD, AMP President," he pioneered the field of genomics and continues to help create the landscape for precision medicine and the work of AMP members."

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AMP Publishes Curriculum Recommendations for Medical Laboratory Scientists

April 2014: Report in the May issue of JMD provides recommendations for both the baccalaureate and master's levels of education. "As the organization that is home to all molecular diagnostic professionals, AMP has a responsibility to help guide the training for future molecular technologists," said Elaine Lyon, PhD, AMP President.

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AMP Celebrates the Contributions of Medical Laboratory Professionals during Lab Week 2014

April 2014: "We are pleased to join ASCP in recognizing the tremendous contributions of laboratory professionals whose specialized training and expertise are essential to the interpretation of test results, which enable patients and their physicians to make more informed treatment and care decisions," said AMP President Elaine Lyon, PhD.

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AMP Mourns the Loss of Raymond R. Tubbs, DO

Dr. Raymond R. Tubbs, a good friend and colleague of many AMP members, passed away early Saturday morning, April 19, 2014. Ray joined AMP in April 1995 and was a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. Continued..

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AMP Concerned over Proposed Changes to CLFS Payment Policy

March 2014: AMP outlines significant concerns regarding sweeping changes to the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) in SGR patch legislation, submits letter to House Majority Leader.

Read the letter to Sen Harry Reid