About Critical Values

Critical Values is the go-to resource for the entire laboratory team, providing insight and information on the latest research, information, and issues within pathology and laboratory medicine. The print and online magazine invites submissions on topics including, but not limited to, advocacy, education, technology, global health, workforce, workplace best practices, and leadership.

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ASCP Staff Advisers

E. Blair Holladay, PhD, MASCP, SCT(ASCP)CM
Chief Executive Officer 

Critical Values Staff

Molly Strzelecki  Editor 

Susan Montgomery  Contributing Editor

Martin Tyminski  Creative Director  

Jennifer Brinson  Art Direction and Design  

Our Recent Articles

Medical Laboratory Science Educator Survey

Jul 1, 2022, 13:54 PM by BOC Research and Development Committee, Patricia Tanabe, and Karen Fong

In 2020, the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Board of Certification launched its second Medical Laboratory Science Educator Survey to identify patterns of medical laboratory education. A total of 60 program directors and 84 faculty answered the University survey, and 51 program directors and 76 faculty answered the Hospital survey. Here’s a snapshot of the findings.

To ready the full survey results from the faculty survey, click here. For the results of the program directors survey, click here

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