• Recruitment and Retention of the Next Generation

    Recruitment and Retention of the Next Generation

    Address barriers to finding and keeping early career staff with this fact sheet.

​Our Work

The Quality Systems and Analytics program provides information and data to members, partners, and APHL programs to support public health laboratories (PHL) and help shape the public health laboratory systems. 

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MRChttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=2MRC<img alt="Member Resource Center" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-MRC-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.aphl.org/MRC/Pages/default.aspx, Member Resource Center
Quality Improvement Forumhttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Quality Improvement Forum<a href="/programs/QSA/performance/Pages/Quality-Improvement-Calls.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="Quality Improvement Forum Calls" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-QIF-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>https://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/performance/Pages/Quality-Improvement-Calls.aspx, Quality Improvement Forum Calls
PHLSDhttps://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Lists/Highlighted Content/DispForm.aspx?ID=3PHLSD<a href="/programs/QSA/Pages/PHLSD.aspx" target="_blank"><img alt="Public Health Laboratory System Database" src="/PublishingImages/QSA-PHLSD-7-20.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /></a>https://www.aphl.org/programs/QSA/Pages/PHLSD.aspx, Public Health Laboratory System Database

 

 

Packing and Shipping Guidance for Biological Substances, Category B Specimenshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QSA-2021-Pack-Ship-Guidance-Biological-Substances-Job-Aid.pdfPacking and Shipping Guidance for Biological Substances, Category B SpecimensUse this guide to correctly pack, ship, label and document all Category B specimens.
How to Write a Laboratory Quality Manualhttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QS-2017May-QA-Manual.pdfHow to Write a Laboratory Quality ManualThis document provides guidance and a comprehensive, structured approach to PHLs who wish to create a Laboratory Quality Manual.
Public Health Laboratory Model Practices for QMS11-A: Nonconforming Eventshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QSA-2021-PHL-Model-Practices-QMS11-A.pdfPublic Health Laboratory Model Practices for QMS11-A: Nonconforming EventsUse this guide when identifying, analyzing, correcting and documenting nonconforming events.
Public Health Laboratory Workforce Needshttps://www.aphl.org/aboutAPHL/publications/Documents/QSA-2021-PHL-Workforce-Needs.pdfPublic Health Laboratory Workforce NeedsLearn about the most pressing workforce-related issues in public health laboratories and what should be done about them.