40 Under 40

Supportive Leader.

Sara R. Briggs, MLS(ASCP)CMSBBCM
Age: 31 | Eau Claire, WI

Current Responsibilities: Laboratory Supervisor at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wisconsin where she manages a $4.3 million budget and is both the technical and personnel supervisor of transfusion services and the personnel supervisor of microbiology.

Special Interest In: Patient blood management, process improvement, assessment/inspection preparedness (CAP, AABB, TJC, and FDA), and resource stewardship.

Strives To: Enhance the professional experience of colleagues by setting clear goals, rewarding and recognizing colleagues for innovative ideas, and supporting a “Just Culture” environment with a focus on accountability.