ASCP honors BMC resident for clinical and anatomic pathology Stephen Hammond, MD, a fourth-year resident in clinical and anatomic pathology at Boston INFIRMARY , recently received the highly coveted Resident Leadership Representative Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology for demonstrating leadership and promoting ASCP membership and resident activities. Furthermore, Hammond collaborating with the laboratory group led by Dr. Martin Kroll, won the very best poster by a resident at the recent ASCP conference for his demonstration ‘Reducing Patient Waiting Instances for Phlebotomy.’ Born and educated in britain, Hammond came to america in 2008 for his residency to review both anatomic and medical pathology, which have to end up being studied individually in his native nation.In addition, Merck and ACTF possess decided to the following initiatives: Increasing support for the Welvista ADAP System. Following its initial year this year 2010 and evaluation of current needs, Merck is increasing it operations medicine and funding donations for the Welvista ADAP Program. The program assists address the medicine needs of ADAP customers who are on state ADAP waiting lists by expediting access to HIV medicines through a simplified application process. Working to optimize the use of comprehensive wellness insurance possibilities to persons with HIV. Between 2009 and 2010, the usage of personal insurance by ADAPs tripled to more than 110,000 individuals. The National Alliance of Condition and Territorial AIDS Directors reported about 40 ADAPs utilized ADAP funds to purchase health insurance or pay insurance premiums, co-payments and/or deductibles for folks eligible for ADAP .