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Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

Advancement Review Board

Gail Baxter, MMHC, MT (ASCP)
Coagulation Lab


Leonard Bloom, MPH, SCT(ASCP)
Cytology Lab


Pam Foster, MT (AMT)
Microbiology Lab


Bruce Greig, MT(ASCP), CCy
Immunopathology & Hematopathology Labs


Holly Irby, MLS (ASCP)CM
Medical Laboratory Science Program


Susan Sefers, MLS(ASCP)
Molecular Infectious Diseases Lab


Craig Self, BS, HTL (ASCP)
Histology & Immunohistochemistry Lab


Stephanie Sephel, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Transfusion Medicine Lab


Charles Sisk, BSMT (ASCP)
Chemistry Lab


Kim Akers
Human Resources


Diagnostic Laboratories  

 

Professional Advancement Ladder (PAL)
 

Vision/Mission

To promote, support, recognize and reward employees who grow within their professional roles as defined within the context of the VUMC culture and their profession.

Goals

  1. To empower staff to take ownership of their professional development.
  2. To afford staff opportunities for increased participation and leadership within the VUMC Diagnostic Laboratories by setting explicit criteria for promotion.
  3. To offer a model for professional staff to utilize at all stages of career development.
  4. To establish consistent expectations for professional staff across programs in the Medical Center.
  5. To recognize and reward laboratory professionals for excellence in clinical practice and customer service.
  6. To create career growth and opportunities for laboratory professionals.
  7. Increase employee satisfaction and retention and decrease turnover within the lab.
  8. Increase employee morale and engagement.
  9. Decrease operational costs by improving inefficiencies and enhance quality of services.
  10. Improve patient satisfaction.