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Laboratories have been dealing with staffing shortages for quite some time. The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the laboratory staffing issue as critical due to several amplified challenges. Join Dr. Rodney E. Rohde who will discuss several factors (retirements, burnout, free agency travelers, etc.) at the intersection of laboratory staffing and quality patient healthcare.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the challenges around recruitment and retention in the laboratory revealed in ASCP’s Wage and Vacancy surveys
  • Discuss the evolution of medical laboratory staffing over the past several decades
  • Describe how factors such as retirement, burnout, traveling laboratory professionals, and visibility play a role in staffing shortages
  • Discuss the challenges of education, visibility, and salary on the future of our profession as it relates to staffing

Webinar Information

Title: Medical Laboratory Staffing: Where is Everyone?

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern

Speaker: Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, SM(ASCP)CM, SVCM, MBCM, FACSc

Register Here: Registration Link

About Whitehat Webinars

Whitehat Communications produces webinars for the hospital laboratory and point-of-care community across the U.S. These free sessions present a wide range of educational and practical topics and are delivered by respected experts. Sessions offer one P.A.C.E.® Continuing Education contact hour.