LMP’s first-ever Education Strategic Planning Retreat

On Friday, May 14, LMP held its first-ever Education Strategic Planning Retreat. Over 40 key stakeholders met virtually to consider how we envisioned the future of education in our department. Through a series of exercises conducted in virtual break-out rooms, a representative group of LMP physicians, MLTs, MLAs, scientists, leadership, administrative staff, and education partners... Continue Reading →

LMP Presents at Great Lakes Chromosome Conference

Olivia King and Erica Dafoe, Cytogenetics Staff in the Laboratory Medicine Program at University Health Network presented at the Great Lakes Chromosome Conference (GLCC) on Friday, May 14. Presenter: Olivia King Title: All in, detecting a cryptic FGFR1 insertion using optical genome mapping Hamilton Cytogenetics identified an insertion from chromosome 8 to chromosome 14.  When... Continue Reading →

Benchmarks Conference 2021 Recap

The medical laboratory professional community came together on April 30 and May 1 for the inaugural Benchmarks Conference, hosted virtually by The Michener Institute. It marked an incredible feat that we populated a conference program with abstracts and content led primarily by MLPs and for MLPs, including keynote lectures and presentations based on submitted abstracts.... Continue Reading →

Jean Pastuszok Retirement

After more than 37 years of dedicated and passionate service, Jean Pastuszok is retiring in June of this year. Jean is currently an MLT in the Histocompatibility Laboratory but has held many posts over the years.  She graduated from the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology (TIMT) in 1977 as a Certified Lab Assistant. She then... Continue Reading →

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