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ASCP's podcast for all things laboratory--if it's happening inside the lab, we're talking about it.

Inside the La‪b‬ American Society for Clinical Pathology

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ASCP's podcast for all things laboratory--if it's happening inside the lab, we're talking about it.

    Getting People in the Seats: Recruitment for MLS Programs

    Getting People in the Seats: Recruitment for MLS Programs

    Forty-five percent of all medical laboratory workers have more than 20 years of experience, while only 23 percent have been on the bench for five years or less. A retirement bubble is coming and burnout among lab professionals is high in light of the...

    • 54 min
    Infectious Disease as a Bridge Between Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology

    Infectious Disease as a Bridge Between Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology

    To get the best outcome for patients, communication between anatomic and clinical pathologists is critical. And although the field is small, specialists in infectious disease pathology are especially equipped to facilitate collaboration among AP and CP...

    • 48 min
    Laboratory Staffing Shortages

    Laboratory Staffing Shortages

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 4,900 students graduate from MLS and MLT programs in the U.S. every year. But there are 9,000+ job openings. So, what’s behind the 46% vacancy rate? And what can we do as laboratory...

    • 55 min
    Transgender Pathology

    Transgender Pathology

    Everyone deserves equal access to compassionate care. And yet, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals face a number of challenges in navigating the healthcare system. As pathologists and laboratory professionals, what can we do to improve the...

    • 52 min
    Mentorship in the Laboratory

    Mentorship in the Laboratory

    Having the right mentor can help pathologists and laboratory professionals shorten the learning curve and accelerate their professional success. But what should mentees be looking for in a mentor (and vice versa)? And where is the best place to find...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Importance of Empowered Patients

    The Importance of Empowered Patients

    An educated patient is an empowered patient. The more you know, the better you can advocate for yourself and others. And while pathology and laboratory medicine affects every patient at some point in their life, few understand the role of the lab in...

    • 50 min

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