As a complement to seminars and distance-based training, APHL’s Emerging Leader Program engages participants in a capstone project. Below are projects created by past teams.

Resources for Current & Future Lab Scientists

Lab Culture Podcast Episodes
Cohort 10, in collaboration with APHL's communications team, produced 3 podcast episodes to raise awareness of the value of public health laboratories and PHL careers:

Budgeting and Resource Management for Public Health Laboratories
Cohort 9, in collaboration with the University of Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory, produced two free online courses designed to help PHL staff transition from the bench to lab management:

That's Sick
THAT’S SICK is a virtual open house designed to introduce students to the exciting careers in public health laboratory science.

Public Health Laboratory Awareness Toolkit 
A toolkit of board games, PowerPoint Presentations and press release samples that will get people talking about public health laboratories.

Electronic Laboratory Employee Enrichment Toolkit
Improve your retention rates in your laboratory with these tools created by Cohort 3.