Education & Training
APL works closely with educational institutions to provide training in laboratory medicine. We have a long-standing affiliation with the University of Alberta’s and University of Calgary's (Cumming school of Medicine) Faculty of Medicine to assist in the training of medical residents in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Hematological Pathology, Medical Microbiology, and Neuropathology. In addition, APL supports fellowships in sub-specialty areas of anatomical pathology and accredited fellowships for PhD graduates in Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology, HLA & Immunogenetics, Clinical Genetics.
In partnership with the University of Calgary and University of Alberta APL also supports the training for Pathologist Assistants through accredited MSc level training programs in Calgary and Edmonton. In addition the department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology at the University of Alberta offers a three year undergraduate BSc program in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Partnerships have also been formed with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Alberta Business and Education Services (ABES) and Red Deer College to offer Medical Laboratory Technologist, Combined Laboratory & X-ray Technologist, Medical Laboratory Assistant and Cytotechnology programs.