The IVF Laboratory

A great lab can double your odds of success

Laboratories vary in quality and we provide you the tools to discern which are exceptional and which are sub-par

In 4 Lessons We Tackle Every Issue

The questions to ask at every clinic & the answers you that should tell you if their laboratory is worthy of your business, and much more

The IVF Laboratory
An excellent laboratory is essential for your success, but incredibly hard to find
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One Hub For Knowledge

Learnings from over 19 top studies and insight from the country’s top embryologists and laboratory directors

Pro Tips & Checklists

Concrete action plans and frameworks to plan every major decision along the way, training you to ask the right questions

Video Tutorials

Easy-to-follow summaries and analysis to help you learn at your own pace

Lesson Plan

Pulling back the curtain on how laboratories operate. Experts will tell you that laboratory quality varies dramatically and a superb laboratory can double your odds of success. In this course we’ll teach you about the role of the laboratory and why it’s so pivotal. In addition, we’ll provide you with the criteria and questions you should use to determine if you are at a world-class laboratory or merely a competent (or incompetent) laboratory. There may be no more important determinant of your clinic’s abilities than the skill of their embryologists and the quality of their laboratory.

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Jacque Cohen, PhD, Laboratory Director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (NIH)</p>
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Jason E. Swain, PhD, HCLD, Corporate Lab Director, CCRM Network</p>
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Peter Nagy, Ph.D, Head embryologist and laboratory director at Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta</p>
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Peter Nagy, Ph.D, Head embryologist and laboratory director at Reproductive Biology Associates in Atlanta</p>
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