Onsite vs Offsite Lab Directors: Which Model is Best for High Functioning IVF Laboratories

Jason Swain, PhD, HCLD

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Wednesday, March 20
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

 0.75 CME

 Session Description
  • IVF laboratories require a qualified director to oversee their operations and satisfy regulatory requirements. These directors can be either onsite at the laboratory or offsite. Offsite directors are remotely located and thus oversee and guide the laboratory through routine visits and regular communication. Benefits and drawbacks may exists with either the onsite or the offsite lab directorship model. Key factors of which directorship model should be adopted by a location vary. Key considerations of onsite versus offsite directorship often include access to qualified personnel, volume, cost and quality/safety.

Session Objective
  1. Comprehend regulatory requirements for IVF lab directorship.

  2. Understand key differences between directorship models.

  3. Determine which directorship model is best suited for specific labs