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
Frogner BK Strengthening the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce: Perspectives from Employers and Educators PRESENTATION 10-01-2022
Frogner BK, Garcia E. The Clinical Laboratory Workforce: Essential Before, Critical Now, and a Blueprint for a Stronger Future PRESENTATION 07-26-2022
Frogner BK American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Leadership Forum: General Session PRESENTATION 05-02-2022
Frogner BK, Guenther G, Skillman, SM Strengthening the Clinical Lab Professional Workforce: The Roles and Concerns of Educators and Employers PRESENTATION 10-28-2021
Skillman SM, Flores A, Garcia E Inside the Lab Podcast: Workforce Policy PRESENTATION 09-14-2021 Media
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