Identifying the Barriers and Facilitators to Strengthen the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce


Description:

This study is a collaboration between the University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies (UW CHWS) and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) to identify the existing approaches and strategies in place to recruit and retain clinical laboratory technicians and technologists, barriers and facilitators to strengthening the pipeline and current supply of clinical laboratory technicians and technologists in order to meet demand, and outline a blueprint for action to address existing barriers.
This study is funded by the  Siemens Foundation.
Lead Researcher: Susan M. Skillman, MS
Contact Info: skillman@uw.edu

 

Funder:

Siemens Foundation

 

Status:

Complete

 

Publications/Presentations

Authors Title Type Date Documents/Media
Garcia E, Kundu I, Kelly M, Guenther G, Skillman SM, Frogner B The Clinical Laboratory Workforce: Understanding the Challenges to Meeting Current and Future Needs PUBLICATION 04-01-2021
Full Report
Guenther G, Skillman S, Frogner BK Strengthening the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce: The Roles and Concerns of Educators and Employers PRESENTATION 06-15-2021
Guenther G, Frogner BK (Moderator) Strengthening the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce: The Roles and Concerns of Educators and Employers PRESENTATION 05-07-2021