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Clinical Pathology Symposium

/ Clinical Pathology

All pathology faculty and staff are invited to attend this year’s 12th Clinical Pathology Symposium at the start of Laboratory Professionals Week.

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Recapping the 2022 Laboratory Professionals Week Celebration

May 9, 2022 / Events

This year's Medical Laboratory Professionals Week celebration at the Department of Pathology, which ran from April 24-30, 2022, was a big success! Let's take a moment to recap some of the top moments...


Lab Week 2019

April 18, 2019 / Lab Week

Multiple times | NCRC & UH


Lab Week 2018

April 16, 2018 / Events

April 22 - 28, 2018


Pathology Lab Ambassadors – Envoys to the Clinics

February 1, 2018 / Lab Ambassadors

Building Community Between Nurses and Pathology


Elizabeth McCloud Named Quality Assurance Coordinator of Satellite Support

September 21, 2017 / Announcement
The Department of Pathology has announced that the new Quality Assurance Coordinator for Satellite Support will be Elizabeth McCloud.  Satellite Support, which is under the Point of Care group [...]

On the Road to Understanding

September 5, 2017 / Lab Ambassadors
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is seeking stories of how laboratorians have impacted patient care.  Whether you have caught a pre-analytical [...]

Governor Rick Snyder Proclaims April 23 - 29, 2017 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

April 21, 2017 / Clinical Pathology

In recognition of the vital role that laboratory employees play in quality healthcare for the residents of Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed April 23 - 29, 2017 Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Michigan will host Lab Week Professional Advocacy Day on Tuesday, April 25. Advocacy Day is an opportunity for laboratorians to visit the offices of their legislators in Lansing to share information about the profession and network with others in the field.


Clinical Pathology Quarterly All Staff Meeting

March 27, 2017 / Clinical Pathology

April 18, 2017

9:00 – 10:00am

Medical Sciences Building 1
Room 5330

Refreshments will be served beginning at 08:30
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Change in calibration of Direct Bilirubin Assay will lower results

December 16, 2016 / Announcement

Effective December 20, 2016

The manufacturer of the chemistry analyzers and reagents used here at UMHS (Siemens Healthineers, Tarrytown NY) has recently announced a change in its calibration material for the direct bilirubin assay in order to bring results more in line with a reference method. [ ... ]


Laboratory Test Utilization Management: What Works, and What Doesn’t

November 8, 2016 / Video

Dr. Geoff Baird from the University of Washington came as a Visiting Professor to the Department of Pathology on October 17th. His lecture and interest is “Laboratory Test Utilization Management: What Works, and What Doesn’t”.

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Lab Ambassador Program Re-launch

May 17, 2016 / Pathology News
Bridging the Gap Between Patients and the Laboratory

Lab Ambassador - Archive

July 1, 2007 / Lab Ambassadors
Coagulation *Effective January 2, 2007 the coagulation laboratory will offer a panel of tests called "DIC Work up". Pneumonic is DIC. This panel of tests will aid in ordering and diagnosis when Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) is suspected. The tests included are PT7, INR, PTT, Fibrinogen, Advanced D-Dimer, and a Platelet count. * Special Coagulation will now be offering two new tests, ASPIRIN and PLAVIX. These tests will be perfor