Benchmarks

Welcome to Benchmarks 2022

Building on the success of our inaugural 2021 symposium, we are excited to launch Benchmarks 2022. This an annual forum for Medical Laboratory Technologists, Assistants, Administrators, Students, and other Medical Laboratory Sciences professionals to develop skills in quality improvement and research projects and showcase works-in-progress, innovations in practice, and completed research.

Medical Laboratory Sciences professionals from all specialties are invited to participate in what will be a dynamic opportunity for knowledge sharing and building professional networks.

Benchmarks 2022 symposium will be hosted as a virtual meeting on May 6th and May 7th, 2022 and featured the following:

May 6th

Workshop: The Fundamentals of Designing a Quality Improvement Project
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Oral presentations and Poster Rounds: Innovations in practice/education, quality improvement projects, and research

May 7th

Keynotes Speakers:

Christine Bruce & Christine Cursio – Large Enough to Serve & Small Enough to Care.
An overview of how the University Health Network has effectively collaborated to develop a support network for community hospitals to access and provide quaternary care at a local level.

Fiona Cherryman & Christine Nielsen – Capacity Building: MLA to MLT Career Laddering Program

Expert Panel: TBA
Oral presentations: Innovations in practice/education, quality improvement projects, and research

Organizing Committee:

Peter Bridge – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Catherine Brown – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Christine Bruce – University Health Network
Christine Cursio – University Health Network
Chilbert Dong – University Health Network
Jiaming Du –The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Marlena Funk – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Caitlin Gillan – University Health Network
Dr. Greg Hardy – College of the North Atlantic
Sahar Hussain – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Josephine Huynh – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Alan Joson – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Jess Lacasse – St. Clair College
Emma MacLean – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Victoria Marko – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Robin McAvoy – St. Lawrence College
Nancy McNaughton – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Christine Nielsen – Canadian Society for Medial Laboratory Science
Marc Potvin –The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Lisa Rosenberg – The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Judy Tran – University Health Network