Executive War College General Session auditorium

Thank you for attending the 2023 Executive War College and being part of the biggest and best event in our history!

  • Almost 1,000 attendees – a new record!
  • Overall event score of 9.1/10
  • Approval rating of 94%
  • 11,000+ messages/community posts and 200+ photos shared in the App!
  • 700,000+ Sponsor impressions via the App

It’s you, our EWC community, that make this event so special and we are grateful for the insight and energy you bring to it every year.

Mark your calendars for the 29th annual Executive War College 2024 on April 30 – May 1 in New Orleans. Sign up now to lock in the biggest registration discounts!

And if you couldn’t make it this year or are just learning about this event, you’ll see and hear from the nation’s most innovative labs as they share with you how to add value that improves patient outcomes and encourages health insurers to pay you for this value!

Executive War College 2024 will give you access to all the thought leaders, experts, and analysts you need to develop the right strategies for your lab.

Stay tuned to this site for 2023 recaps and photos as well as updates to the 2024 event plans as they unfold. We look forward to seeing you next year!

What Our Attendees Are Saying

“I attended EWC when I worked in the lab space, it was an amazing conference, and it taught me more in three days than my company had in 2 years.”
                     - Jason Bush

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Everything That’s New & Important for Clinical Laboratories in 2024! Expect the New Year to bring important changes to the diagnostics marketplace. Clinical labs, pathology groups, and genetic testing companies can expect a wild ride as 2024 unfolds.

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What Our Attendees Are Saying

"Thank you for the Executive War College. This year was my first opportunity to attend and I was truly impressed with how well it was run, the quality of the speakers, and the accommodations. It is easy to see why attendance is growing every year."

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Success is not an option, it is an Imperative!

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70+ leading lab-experts can’t all be right… or can they? 

EWC is a place to gain insights into solutions for your laboratories’ unique challenges through introductions to new practices that can positively impact your bottom line. This is accomplished through relevant lectures and panel discussions including the following themes: 1) Transitioning from precision and genetic medicine 2) The integration of clinical care and/or healthcare big data 3) Navigating narrow and exclusionary payer networks. There is something for everyone with 67 sessions to choose from. 

Executive War College is the largest gathering in one place of lab and pathology leaders

Phrases like: Unique… One of Kind… indispensable … Not to be missed and more have been used to describe the Executive War College’s annual gathering. However, these words are dwarfed by the impact that attending the college can have on you, your career, and your laboratory. With an estimated 2023 attendance of over 900 cohort attendees, EWC delivers on the promise to give you ample opportunity to effectively network. 

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Change your mindset from Survive to Thrive

With unprecedented access to your peers and industry leaders, you will be exposed to a significant amount of value for your time investment. This collegial environment encourages vulnerability, with transparency into successes & failures and how both results pave the way to an improved future. These conversations will boost your ability to thrive in this current and any future business environment. 

Attendance in the 2023 Executive War College is an exponential mental growth explosion!

Your learning opportunities at EWC are only limited by your personal ideals of possibilities. Everyday, you will add to your personal ability to solve and be involved with real world solutions in the operation of your laboratory. Attendance in EWC is a must do kind of event if you want to keep up with where the industry is going.  EWC will arm you with learning opportunities that include: management master classes, lab executive roundtables, intimate workshops, and exciting post-seminar sessions to rich networking opportunities. Executive War College is the vital investment that prepares your lab to not only survive, but thrive during this time of industry-changing healthcare reforms.

Who Attends the Executive War College

Health Systems and Hospital Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Leadership

Hospital C-Suite Administrators

Laboratory Vice Presidents

Pathology Lab Directors/Administrators

Laboratory Directors

Molecular and Genetic Lab Leaders

Precision Medicine & Genetic Program Directors/Administrators

Laboratory Section Managers/Leaders/Supervisors

Representative Labs:

  • ACL Laboratories/Advocate Health
  • Cleveland Clinic Laboratories
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Banner Health
  • Intermountain Health Outreach Labs
  • Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Cedars Sinai
  • Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center
  • Fabric Genomics
  • Kaiser Permanente

Independent Laboratories and Pathology Groups

Laboratory Owners/C-Suite/Vice Presidents/Directors

Pathology Group Owners/Directors

Pathology Group Practice Administrators

Physician Group Lab Owners/Directors

Public Health/Population Health VP’s/Directors

Life Sciences/Research Labs

Representative Labs:

  • Mayo Clinic Laboratories
  • ARUP (Reference Lab)
  • LabCorp (Reference Lab)
  • TriCore (Reference Lab)
  • GeneDx
  • Sonic Labs (Reference Lab)
  • Michigan Pathology Specialists (Pathologist Group)
  • Pacific Pathology Labs (Pathology Group)
  • NorDX (Animal Reference Lab)
  • Novartis (Research Pharm (Life Sciences)
  • AstraZeneca (Pharm/Life Sciences)
  • Caris Life Sciences (Pharm/Life Sciences)
  • Sonora Quest (Population Health Division)

Partners and Suppliers to Laboratory and Pathology Groups

In Vitro Diagnostic Manufacturers


Diagnostic Instrument, Product & Technology

Informatics Products and Services

Suppliers of Automation, Analyzers, and Assays

Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), Coding, Billing, and Collections

Legal, Regulatory & Compliance

Representative Companies:

  • Abbott (Diagnostics)
  • Epic Corporation (EMR/LIS)
  • Clinisys LIS
  • Cerner LIS
  • Telcor (Technology)
  • XIFIN (Technology/Informatics)
  • LifePoint Informatics
  • Change Health Care (RCM/billing)
  • HC1 (RCM)
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Inc. (RCM)
  • COLA (Regulatory)
  • College of American Pathologists (Regulatory)
  • Beckman Diagnostics (Diagnostics)
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories (Diagnostics)
  • Hologic (Diagnostics)
  • Cardinal Health (Product & Technology)
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Legal)