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This episode focuses on the laboratory’s role in addressing gaps in healthcare quality for transgender patients. Romi Selzer, of Henry Ford Hospital Blood Bank in Detroit, interviews Dr. Gabrielle Winston-McPherson, associate director of chemistry, who oversees the core automation laboratory at Henry Ford Hospital.


Legislative awareness is important for laboratory professionals because what happens in legislation can affect our daily lives. Join ASCLS Leadership Academy graduates Billie Ketelsen, MLS(ASCP)CMMB(ASCP)CM, and Stephanie Noblit, JD, MLS(ASCP)CM, as they discuss two legislative efforts currently impacting laboratories, PAMA and the Laboratory Workforce Shortage.

This episode is available for one hour of P.A.C.E.® credit. Visit Off the Bench Podcast: Legislation Insights for the Laboratory with Stephanie Noblit to participate in the self-study through and earn your credit. Free for ASCLS members ($10 for non-members).

For more instructions, read How to Obtain Podcast CE Credit.


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Carla's urine saga

Gray's Anatomy bad blood scene

General Hospital "Lab explosion"


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Podcast 3: Who are your hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry? Listen in to learn more about them.

Podcast 2: Hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry interview Ally Storla about the 2018 Lab Week Run.

Podcast 1: Hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry discuss why they chose the laboratory profession.