Honoring Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in the Laboratory

ASCP celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the laboratory, seeking their insight into healthcare challenges and experiences that have impacted their career and healthcare overall. Read on to find out more from AAPI leaders in pathology and laboratory medicine.


Diverse Leadership Matters: An Interview with Yi-Hua Chen, MD

Yi-Hua Chen, MD, discovered an interest in pathology during medical school in China, and fostered her interest during residency and a hematopathology fellowship. Dr. Chen shares her thoughts on her career in the laboratory and needed changes in healthcare to better serve the AAPI community.

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Volunteering Ignites a Passion for Pathology: A Q&A with Dr. Mayumi Fernandez

When pathology resident Mayumi Fernandez was in high school, she wanted to gain more exposure to medicine. She took a volunteer position in the pathology laboratory at one of the largest healthcare systems in Oahu, and it was there Dr. Fernandez learned the ins and outs of the laboratory. Here, she shares her thoughts on the need for diversity and inclusion in healthcare, mentoring pre-med and medical students, and more.

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Additional Resources

To learn more, read interviews from our celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in 2021 and 2022.