VPPIGH News and Reflections

News and Reflections of the Vanderbilt Pathology Program in Global Health (VPPIGH)

ASCP Laboratory Medicine Course in Sierra Leone and Liberia

Following a visit last year by VUMC faculty member Dr Quentin Eichbaum  (Professor of Pathology, and Chair of an Education Committee at the American Society for Clinical Pathology, ASCP)  to hospitals and health facilities in rural Sierra Leone and Liberia, the ASCP agreed to sponsor a laboratory medicine training course for laboratory medicine supervisors and specialists at rural and city health facilities spread through these countries.