Grow your lab science toolkit with The Objective Lens podcast

Friday, April 27, 2018 Jenny Ryan

National Medical Laboratory Week 2018, also known as Lab Week, is one campaign that The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) energetically promotes to inspire lab professionals to share their professional lives with the public. This year, Lab Week is from April 22-28.

The Objective Lens is the official podcast produced by the CSMLS. In this podcast, industry experts discuss life in the medical laboratory and provide insight into the issues that are important to the people who work in them.


Objective Lens

Each episode aims to help lab professionals navigate their daily work lives by equipping them with a practical toolkit. This season, episodes have included providing people with traditional and alternative tools to grow public science literacy, improve intraprofessional communication and develop strategies to foster top talent in the health care system.

In this week’s episode (ep. #17), you’ll even hear our very own Rob Romans chat about working with hospital customers and the one and only Dr. Dana Devine talking about research at Canadian Blood Services.

As the professional society for medical laboratory professionals in Canada, the CSMLS is committed to ensuring the lab community thrives in an ever-changing industry. To do this, the CSMLS encourages its members to actively participate in the advocacy of their profession.

A great way to spread awareness of the national lab community during Lab Week is to spread the word about The Objective Lens podcast.

Be sure to give The Objective Lens a listen. You can find the podcast on the CSMLS website, iTunes and Google Play. If you like what you hear, don’t forget to subscribe, like or rate the podcast. The more you show your appreciation for it, the more new listeners will be able to find it and learn from it. You can also connect with @csmls on Twitter and Facebook.

Did you know that as a Canadian Blood Servcies' Partners for Life, CSMLS adopted blood donations clinics across the country for #LabWeek.  Thank you CSMLS!!!

This post was developed with support from Kate Hendriks at CSMLS. 


Further reading:

Canadian Blood Services – Driving world-class innovation

Through discovery, development and applied research, Canadian Blood Services drives world-class innovation in blood transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation—bringing clarity and insight to an increasingly complex healthcare future. Our dedicated research team and extended network of partners engage in exploratory and applied research to create new knowledge, inform and enhance best practices, contribute to the development of new services and technologies, and build capacity through training and collaboration.

The opinions reflected in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Canadian Blood Services nor do they reflect the views of Health Canada or any other funding agency.


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