ASCLS Today is the membership newsletter of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.

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Kim Von Ahsen

ASCLS Year in Review, A Mission and Vision Renewed

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 Kim Von Ahsen, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CMSLSCM, ASCLS President, 2022-23 When I reflect on my presidency, I think about this quote from Peter Drucker: “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence;…

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Claude Rector

Hello, I’m Claude Rector

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 Claude Rector, MA, MLS(ASCP), ASCLS President, 2023-24 Thank you. Those are the two most powerful words in the world. I would not be here today as president of ASCLS, if not for the…

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Jeremiah Oh

Through Us, A Community—Through You, New Beginnings

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 Jeremiah Oh, MHS, MLS(ASCP)CMMBCM, ASCLS Developing Professionals Forum Vice Chair, ASCLS-Georgia Developing Professional Director As the 2022-23 membership year draws to a close, I find myself looking back on the changes that developed…

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Cultivating a Community of Learners and Professionals

Cultivating a Community of Learners and Professionals

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 This article presents perspectives of professionals who are fortunate to witness the journey individuals travel as they enter a laboratory science educational program as students, continue to clinical experiences, then careers, and subsequently…

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Quad City Botanical Center

Community on a Field Trip

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 K. Lindsey Davenport-Landry, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)CM, ASCLS Board of Directors The focus of this issue of our ASCLS Today newsletter is community, and when I think of the laboratory community, I think of our…

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Medical laboratory science educators from ASCLS-Arkansas

The Laboratory Community in Arkansas

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 Thao Vu, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM Each year in the spring, the laboratory community comes together in Arkansas. The schools meet for Arkansas MLT and MLS Student Quiz Bowl on one day, and the laboratory…

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Phyllis Ingham

Finding Your Center: Is it Just Another Day, or Day 1?

Volume 37 Number 4 | August 2023 Phyllis Ingham, EdD, MLS(ASCP)CM, AHI(AMT), ASCLS Leadership Development Committee, ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators Forum Vice Chair, ASCLS-Georgia President Simon Sinek is a motivational speaker, author, and leadership expert who is known for his…

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