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ISU’s Rachel Hulse among 40 high-achieving pathologists and laboratory professionals honored for professional excellence

August 5, 2019

POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Rachel Hulse is among 40 high-achieving pathologists, pathology residents and medical laboratory professionals under age 40 who have just been named to the prestigious 2019 ASCP 40 Under Forty list.   

Rachel HulseHulse is ISU’s Medical Laboratory Science Program director.

ASCP’s 40 Under Forty program shines the spotlight on 40 highly accomplished pathologists, pathology residents and laboratory professionals un/er age 40 who have made significant contributions to the profession and stand out as the future of laboratory leadership. The 40 Under Forty recognition has made a powerful impact on its honorees, ranging from pronounced recognition within their organizations to exciting media attention.

“We are inspired by these young professionals who are passionate about the profession, driven to improve healthcare delivery, and doing amazing work for their institutions and beyond,” said ASCP President Melissa P. Upton, MD, FASCP. “ASCP’s 40 Under Forty program is an incredible opportunity to recognize these stand-out individuals and give them the support they need to continue achieving greatness and become the next generation of laboratory leaders.” 

Later this summer, public voting along with committee selection will identify the top five individuals from the 40 honorees. All 40 honorees will receive discounted registration to the cutting-edge ASCP 2019 Annual Meeting in Phoenix and complimentary enrollment in the essential Lab Management University Core Competencies package, part of a collaborative educational initiative of ASCP and the American Pathology Foundation. The Top Five will each receive free registration to attend ASCP 2019, along with a $1,000 stipend toward airfare and lodging. They will be formally recognized at a Leader’s Celebration luncheon at ASCP 2019.

The ASCP 2019 40 Under Forty applicants were each asked to submit a resume and answer questions about how they are functioning as an innovator in health care, or how they are contributing to leading innovations within the profession. A committee of ASCP pathologist, laboratory professional and resident members, including three 2018 40 Under Forty honorees, evaluated candidates based on their accomplishments, experience, leadership skills and their dedication to innovation in the field of laboratory medicine and pathology. As the best and brightest of ASCP’s young leaders, this year’s 40 Under Forty cohort will participate in the Career Ambassadors 2.0 or Pathology Ambassadors programs.

Visit www.ascp.org/40UnderForty to learn more about the honorees. You can also follow the honorees on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #ASCP40UnderForty.


About ASCP

Founded in 1922 in Chicago, ASCP is the world’s largest professional membership organization for pathologists and laboratory professionals. ASCP provides excellence in education, certification, and advocacy on behalf of patients, anatomic and clinical pathologists, and medical laboratory professionals. To learn more, visit http://www.ascp.org. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ascp_chicago and connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ASCP.Chicago


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