PAMET-USA, Inc. celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
April 21 to April 27, 2019
April 21 to April 27, 2019
To ALL of my Medical Laboratory Colleagues,
PAMET-USA Inc. is excited to celebrate the 44th Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) on April 21 to 27 along with other laboratory professional organizations. The purpose of this annual event is to increase public awareness on the importance of laboratory professionals in every aspect of patient care and the community. The exceptional efforts and behind the scenes work of laboratory professionals is essential to protecting public health. Never has there been a truer statement with the MLPW theme “Laboratory Professionals Get Results.” Year after year, the healthcare industry continues to change and we, laboratory professionals continue to play an instrumental role in providing quality patient care. PAMET-USA truly believes heroes are amongst us – disguised in laboratory coats who serve and protect the public health.
Every single day our members who work in various disciplines of the medical laboratory work with clinical teams to help diagnose, manage treatment and improve patient outcomes through accurate, reliable and timely laboratory results. Countless hours are also spent by our laboratory educators to develop teaching materials and contents to educate and mentor future laboratorians. In addition to the daily diagnostics activities, our members from the biotechnology & research industry develops new diagnostic tests, repairs and maintains our equipment and provide support to medical laboratories. Collectively, as superheroes, we recognize that quality, safety, preparedness, data science and a well trained workforce all pave the road toward laboratory excellence.
As we celebrate our integral role in healthcare delivery and our contributions, I would like to encourage our membership, constituent chapters and most especially to our National Officers, Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Past National Presidents to Get Involved, to Advocate and help spread the word about PAMET-USA and the medical laboratory profession during the celebration of the Medical Laboratory Professionals Week and hopefully beyond! Get involve and spread the word by participating at the PAMET-USA Inc. MLPW Activities:
Day & Date PAMET-USA Inc. MLPW Activities
Monday, April 22nd
Photo contest on Favorite Laboratory Instrument and/or Laboratory Test
Tuesday, April 23rd
Laboratory Trivia contest (Case Study Question & Answer)
Wednesday, ,April 24th
Tell us about your favorite laboratory colleague(s) and the amazing work they do.
Thursday, April 25th
Post your MLPW Celebration at work
Friday, April 26th
PAMET-USA Get Fit Challenge. Our PAMET-USA PRO and Official Certified Zumba Instructor Maria Caren Daligdig will post a Zumba Session exclusively designed for PAMET-USA members. Post your videos or photos following Caren’s Zumba Session. Ms. Caren D Zumba Link:
To participate please post your photos, videos and your Lab heroes stories on PAMET-USA social media accounts: Facebook Page, Instagram @pametusainc and/or twitter @pametusa. Please use hashtags #PAMETUSA #LabHeroes #LabWeek.
Again, on behalf of the PAMET-USA Executive Board, we would like to acknowledge our members dedication, commitment and service you provide to PAMET-USA and to the medical industry. Maintaining our visibility as key players in healthcare is crucial to the profession, so please continue to foster team work, get involved with PAMET-USA and its constituent chapter activities. We wish all of our members a wonderful Lab Week and continued success throughout the year and many thanks for the great work that you do!
Rex F. Famitangco, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, QLCCM,
National President 2018-2020 | PAMET-USA, Inc.
I’m proud to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist that direct and manage the clinical laboratory and positively impact patient outcomes. Join me in celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 21–27, 2019. Please make sure to thank your laboratory professionals for their dedication.
ASCP Affiliate Membership
PAMET-USA Members can now join ASCP as an Affiliate Member for $49. This ASCP membership category does not require certification form ASCP-Board of Certification.
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