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

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Kim Von Ahsen

Mindedness in the Pursuit of DEIB and ASCLS

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Kim Von Ahsen, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM,SLS(ASCP)CM, ASCLS President The subject of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is one that gives me pause. Pause because I am not an expert, and this topic is…

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Stacy Walz and Courtney Shrader

Providing Care to Indigenous Peoples

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Stacy Walz, PhD, MLS(ASCP), ASCLS Patient Safety Committee Courtney Shrader, MSHS, MLS(ASCP)CM, CPHQ, ASCLS Patient Safety Committee The U.S. Census in 2020 estimated that approximately 11.3 million citizens are Indigenous Peoples1. Of those,…

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Emilia Marrero-Greene

Love, In Any Language

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Emilia Marrero-Greene, MEd, MT(AAB), M(ASCP), ASCLS-Florida President, ASCLS Diversity Advocacy Council Secretary In June of 2022, I had the privilege of speaking at the ASCLS, AGT & SAFMLS Joint Annual Meeting as part…

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Mixed Match

What’s Race Got to Do with It?

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Ogechi Ohaeto, MLS(ASCP), ASCLS Ascending Professionals Forum Secretary and ASCLS Diversity Advocacy Council Councilor-at-Large In September the ASCLS Diversity Advocacy Council (DAC) held a movie night/matinee featuring a movie called Mixed Match. This…

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Ali Nussbaum

Is it My Fault I Procrastinate?

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Ali Nussbaum, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM Procrastination is a recognizable trait in most people. It is so easy to do. Just put off some task until you absolutely must do it. Procrastination is instilled in…

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Carlo Ledesma

Cultural Humility in Laboratory Medicine Education

Volume 37 Number 1 | February 2023 Carlo Ledesma, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCMDLMCM,QLSCM, MLS(AMT), ASCLS Diversity Advocacy Council Councilor-at-Large Increased awareness in medicine through research activities and multidisciplinary approach in care has led to increased understanding of the physiological changes seen in…

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