Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Hug a lab worker! And say "Thank you," too!

This is National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, which is celebrated to provide the profession with an opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for, clinical laboratory personnel. This activity takes place during the 4th week in April each year, and is coordinated by a collaborative committee with representatives from 10 national clinical laboratory organizations.

Here at BIDMC, we are marking the occasion with seminars, raffles, tours, and -- of course -- food, including a bake-off.

But, mainly, we are marking it by expressing our appreciation for these quiet and extremely professional heroes of our hospital, without whom the modern practice of medicine would be impossible.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Mr. Levy:

Since this is also Administrative Professionals' Week, might we qualify for a hug and a thank you as well? :)

Paul Levy said...

Absolutely!!

Anonymous said...

This was the worst lab week ever. Next year forget it... don't insult us. This would never happen for the Nurses or Administratives

Paul Levy said...

Hmm, maybe you can be more specific. You know where to find me.