The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) has recognized Mayo Clinic for its participation in the 2012 USCAP Annual Meeting held in March in Vancouver. Mayo Clinic had the second highest number of first-authored scientific abstracts accepted and was one of the top three programs in the world for number of first-authored scientific abstracts submitted for the Stowell-Orbison Awards Competition for pathologists in training.
One of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology’s histology technicians has received the national spotlight. The June MediaPlanet Supplement to USA Today profiled Donald Hodges, a 51-year-old Histology Technician at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and his mid-career shift from manufacturing to health care.
Based on its recent analysis of the clinical laboratory market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mayo Medical Laboratories with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Leadership. View this article to learn more about the award and read the full report from Frost & Sullivan.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Clinical Microbiology, and Carol Reynolds, M.D., Anatomic Pathology, have been named the 2012 Teacher of the Year by the Mayo Fellows’ Association in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. This award recognizes superior commitment to education, mentoring, patient care and compassion.
Leslie Donato, Ph.D., and Nicole Tolan, Ph.D., both of Clinical Chemistry, have won the Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award from the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS). This award encourages young investigators to consider a career in academic laboratory medicine.
John Heit, M.D., Hematology Research and joint appointment in Hematopathology, has been appointed to the Cardiovascular and Sleep Epidemiology Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health.
In March, Mayo Laboratory Inquiry, the customer service center for Mayo Medical Laboratories, received two honors from BenchmarkPortal, a global leader in the contact center industry. Mayo Laboratory Inquiry has been certified as a 2012 Center of Excellence and named a 2012 Top 100 Call Center under 100 agents. The Center of Excellence is awarded to the top ten percent of the hundreds of call centers surveyed. Mayo Laboratory Inquiry was named one of the top one hundred among the 300 call centers that met the Top 100 criteria.