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The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds, a seminar series, is an ongoing educational program for faculty and laboratory staff presented by the UC Irvine Health Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions are held at:

  • UC Irvine Health Medical Center, Building #53 Auditorium, 12 noon to 1 p.m., on select Thursdays of each month.
  • UC Irvine Campus, Tamkin Student Lecture Building, Bldg., #831, Room F108, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., on the fourth Monday of each month.
  • Link to current schedule

The seminar series provides continuing updates on the various disciplines of pathology with emphasis placed on the clinical applications of current research, experimental pathology and the role of the laboratory in specific areas of patient care. Also addressed are technological developments and new diagnostic testing methodologies. 

The target audience includes UC Irvine Health faculty and physicians, community pathologists and the professional and technical staff at the UC Irvine Health pathology laboratories.

Global objectives

  • Apply relevant clinical and laboratory findings to the diagnosis and treatment of current and emerging disease states
  • Utilize best practices to help develop multidisciplinary approaches to patient care
  • Analyze current issues impacting laboratory systems such as utilization management, healthcare policy, and regulatory change
  • Critically reviewrecent developments in scientific research and their application to the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine
  • Incorporate current professional guidelines and recommendations in the diagnostic decision-making process

Accreditation and designation statement

The UC Irvine Health School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UC Irvine Health School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Americans with Disabilities Act

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we make every reasonable effort to accommodate requests. For any special requests, please contact Kyung Bae (Medical center, 714-456-5758) or Stefani Ching (Irvine campus, 949-824-5367) at least five days before the meeting.

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME web site at

California Continuing Education credit

Approved for continuing education credit for California Clinical Laboratory personnel. UC Irvine Medical Center is an Approved Accrediting Agency for California Continuing Education Programs (#0073).

General disclosure policy statement

It is the policy of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the University of California CME Consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert or syllabus.

For information regarding the Scientific & Clinical Advances Seminar series, please contact Kyung Bae by email or at 714-456-5758. Seminar schedule dates and locations are subject to change.