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NSH is pleased to announce 2018’s awards and scholarships recipients. Awards and scholarships are given to members to honor dedication to the profession and support new advancement in the field. Applications for 2019 awards and scholarships will open February 4 th . Luminary Award Marilyn Gamble Weber Marilyn Gamble Weber is the 2018 recipient of the NSH Luminary Award, an award given by the NSH President to recognize an individual who has generously provided NSH with leadership, mentorship, education and advocacy. Marilyn is a founding Board member of NSH. She has lead the Society as President and Secretary, and was instrumental in developing NSH’s ...
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CAP and NSH Announce New Digital Reference Tool, for use in HQIP Programs  The College of American Pathology and the National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) are pleased to announce a new Digital Reference Tool, which will allow subscribers to the HQIP Program, to view the evaluation for their submitted slides, including comments, annotated digital slide images, and possible solutions, online through an E-Lab Solutions Suite. This new tool will make it easy for labs to use their H&E HQIP Program submissions for troubleshooting, continuing education, competency assessment, or as an educational tool for laboratory staff. The Digital Reference Tool ...
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NSH's partners at the American Society for Clinical Pathology have asked for our help gathering data for their biennial Wage and Vacancy Survey. The survey addresses vacancies and certification requirements of clinical laboratory staff.  Learn more about the survey.  If you are a laboratory or HR professional who is in charge of hiring or staffing, please take the time to complete this survey. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. The survey will remain open until May 31, 2018.  Complete the survey . The results of the 2016-2017 Wage and Vacancy Survey have been recently released. They are available to view here.     Thank you for ...
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This year NSH was able to award five Student Scholarships! We would like to congratulate all our winners, as well as wish a special thank you to Newcomer Supply, Sakura Finetek, Thermo Scientific, and Avantik for their gracious sponsorships!  Winners of the 2018 Student Scholarship Awards   NSH Student Scholarship Jessica Gilmartin Avantik Student Scholarship Sandra Marsh   Irwin S. Learner Student Scholarship sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific Vivani Pickering   Newcomer Supply Student Scholarship Samantha Tongue   Sakura Finetek Student Scholarship Jonathan Ventura   Congratulations to ...
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NSH Responds to CMS Request for Information:   Revisions to Personnel Regulations, Proficiency Testing Referral, Histocompatibility Regulations and Fee Regulations Under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) [CMS-3326-NC] . NSH joined the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification and its professional partners in responding to the above request. In addition NSH submitted its own response with a focus on histology.  We believe providing a united esponse from the clinical laboratory community should have the highest impact.  We thank every member who took the respond to respond invidivudally.  Overall the ...
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Applications for NSH's Awards and Scholarships Program are  now open , and to celebrate, NSH has launched a new podcast series,  AwardsCast , hosted by Awards Committee Chair, Liz Chlipala. In this series, recipients of 2017's awards, discuss the inspiring projects these awards have funded, including the establishment of a histology lab in Nepal, teaching histology in inner city schools, and earning a Master's Degree.  Click here to liste
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The NSH Convention Program Team is seeking a variety of topics for the 44th Annual NSH Symposium/Convention scheduled for September 21-26, 2018 in St. Louis, MO . NSH aims to construct a well-balanced program for both clinical and non-clinical Histotechnologists. We are especially looking for advanced level topics - our attendees are seeking advanced instruction and exposure to new and cutting edge techniques/information. View Histoconvention Websit
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NSH is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors election. Members may self-nominate, or be nominated by another member for the following elected offices: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Region Directors. Interested candidates must complete a nomination form , which will be used to provide information about the candidate to the membership at the time of voting. Completed forms must be emailed to the Nominations-Election Committee Chair, John Shelley , prior to March 16th to be considered. For more information about the election, and the responsibilities of the Board of Directors, visit the NSH 2018 election page .
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NSH is proud to join the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science for its Annual Legislative Symposium. The symposium originated in 1989, and NSH is excited to be one of the organizations which will be meeting with Representatives and Senators on Capitol Hill as a unified front on behalf of our profession. The 2018 Legislative Symposium will be held March 19-20 at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, VA. Early Bird registration rates are available until 2/16/18
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