Finding a Career Path into the Clinical Laboratory Workforce


The clinical laboratory workforce is comprised of multiple high-demand occupations with a range of tasks and responsibilities, yet these opportunities are often not easily visible to those exploring health care careers. This study will survey clinical laboratory workers to learn about their career pathways, identify what facilitated entry to the field, and understand their motivations and any barriers to continuing a clinical laboratory career.

Lead Researcher: Susan Skillman, MS

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HRSA: HWRC Allied Health



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Authors Title Type Date Documents/Media
Frogner BK Invited Panel: Supporting the Laboratory Workforce PRESENTATION 03-14-2024
Frogner BK Making Clinical Lab Careers not the Road Less Traveled PRESENTATION 11-01-2023 Media
Frogner BK Update on Activities to Strengthen the Laboratory Workforce: Overview of a Career Pathway Survey PRESENTATION 10-19-2023