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Community Laboratories and Monkeypox

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Due to the emergence of confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ontario, community laboratories have agreed that precautions must be taken to help prevent spread. To that end, the OAML has distributed a document, created by community laboratories, to medical practitioners and health units across Ontario. This document outlines the role of community laboratories when in

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National Medical Lab Week

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National Medical Laboratory Week (April 10 – 16) promotes awareness and understanding of the role of medical laboratory professionals in Canada’s healthcare system. The members of the Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories (“OAML”) recognize the vital work performed by the thousands of laboratory professionals in the community medical laboratory sector. Over the course of this

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Congratulations to our OAML Scholarship Winners for 2021-2022

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The OAML wishes to extend our congratulations to the 5 exceptional individuals chosen by our Selection Committee to receive $1000 scholarships, in recognition of their ongoing efforts to pursue careers in the medical laboratory industry. The 5 scholarship winners are (in no particular order): Taryn Matis – St. Clair College Paige van Gaalen – St.

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*Shortage of Medical Supplies*

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In January the FDA expanded their medical device shortage list to include all blood specimen collection tubes. This shortage of blood collection tubes is starting to surface in Ontario with interruptions to vendor supply chains. The OAML Working Group on Strategies to Conserve Collection Tubes and Devices has developed recommendations to help mitigate the impact

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Congratulations to Amy Campagnolo, winner of the Naseem Somani Memorial Scholarship 2020-2021

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The Naseem Somani Memorial Scholarship sought candidates who displayed a passion for learning, a drive to help others and a desire to tackle the challenges faced by medical industry professionals. All of the entries we received were from excellent candidates, and we thank everyone who applied. Despite receiving a number of impressive applications, our selection

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Congratulations to our OAML Scholarship Winners for 2020-2021

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The OAML wishes to extend our congratulations to the 5 exceptional individuals chosen by our Selection Committee to receive $1000 scholarships, in recognition of their ongoing efforts to pursue careers in the medical laboratory industry. The 5 scholarship winners are (in no particular order): Liliana Davila – St. Lawrence College Jeremy Ducedre – St. Clair

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National Medical Lab Week

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National Medical Laboratory Week promotes awareness and understanding of the role of medical laboratory professionals in Canada’s healthcare system. The Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories (“OAML”) applauds the vital work performed by the thousands of laboratory professionals in the community medical laboratory sector. Over the course of this week, OAML members are celebrating the contributions

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