The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to inspire, connect, and empower a community of global leaders to forge solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. By fostering partnerships, providing strategic advice, and driving resources toward effective ideas, CGI helps its members—organizations from the private sector, public sector, and civil society—maximize their efforts to alleviate poverty, create a cleaner environment, and increase access to health care and education.
Read the Nov. 30, 2011 announcement, "ASCP
Joins CGI to Tackle Workforce Shortage."
Read the Feb. 23 announcement, "ASCP
Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Fill Healthcare
Jobs in New York."
WNYT-TV in Albany, N.Y., on March 28 reported on ASCP’s Commitment to Action in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to create more job opportunities in the medical laboratory by expanding educational access to laboratory science programs. The story features Elyse Wheeler, MD, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Laboratory Sciences at Albany College. In other coverage, the Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, and Yahoo News on Feb. 23, 2012, reported the story.
Read more here.
Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases. The site is produced by American Association for Clinical Chemistry and is the result of a collaboration of professional societies, including ASCP, that represent the laboratory community.
Cancer has affected most people in some way.
Cancer Schmancer fights cancer a different way: catching it early. By shifting this nation’s focus from just searching for a cure to education, prevention, and early detection, this nonprofit can save lives today. By empowering more people to become medical consumers; to listen to their bodies, ask the right questions of their doctors and seek second opinions, they can prevent cancer and, if they still end up with it, detect cancer in its earliest stages. Cancer Schmancer isn’t reinventing the wheel. The nonprofit is shedding light on a method that works to end mortality due to late stage diagnosis. And that’s early detection.