Upcoming Events

23 May 2024
MARSQA May Lunch and Learn Webinar: CLIA-Accredited Labs: History and Importance – Where Are We Now?

Presented by: Erica Falcon

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This webinar will delve into the specifics of CLIA regulations, including the various levels of certification, quality control requirements, and proficiency testing. It will also provide insights into CLIA-exempt states and the roles of CMS-approved accreditation organizations, such as the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Additionally, it will discuss the oversight roles of other regulatory agencies, such as the FDA and CMS, and highlight their integration into good clinical laboratory practices.

Erica is a Consultant in the Good Laboratory Compliance (GLC) practice at ADAMAS Consulting. Erica has a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from Tuskegee University and a Master of Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She maintains a certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Erica has over 18 years of experience working in CLIA-regulated environments. Her skill set includes human biological sample (HBS) analysis, quality assurance assessments, process and system validations, and more. Erica has also volunteered as a peer assessor/inspector for various CMS-approved accreditation organizations.

13 June 2024
MARSQA June Lunch and Learn Webinar: Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) and FDA’s Final Rule to Change the Status Quo

Presented by: Gowri Somayaji

More information and registration will be available soon.

24 October 2024
MARSQA Membership Meeting

Peddler's Village - Cock' n Bull Restaurant - Lahaska, PA

Mark your calendar for our fall MARSQA Membership Meeting. Registration will be available at a later date. The registration rate for MARSQA members will be $80 and $100 for nonmembers.

MARSQA CVC Activities

MARSQA Members, join us for these upcoming CVC activities! The MARSQA CVC has some exciting activities planned this year. For more details, or to receive meeting access information, reach out to Denise Botto at

  • CVC Monthly Meeting: First Tuesday of the month from 9:00-10:00 AM ET

Recent Events

14 May 2024
MARSQA CVC Roundtable Event
17 October 2023
MARSQA CVC Roundtable Event
14 September 2023
MARSQA Membership Meeting
27 July 2023
MARSQA Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
FDA Inspection Interactions - Melissa Hochhaus and Julia Roberts
28 June 2023
MARSQA Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
A Crash Course on Pharmacovigilance - Larry Thomas
18 May 2023
MARSQA Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
FDA BIMO Sponsor Compliance Program Update - Nicole Victoria
9 February 2023
MARSQA Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
Cyber Security Essentials - Jason Kentner

Stay tuned for future event information.