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AACC Academy Awards and Events

Through an annual awards program, AACC Academy recognizes achievements among our fellows who have made significant contributions to the field of laboratory medicine.


AACC Academy Membership Meeting and Annual Awards Luncheon
Wednesday, August 1
12–2 p.m.
Prairie B
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois 

AACC Academy members are invited to attend this luncheon at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in honor of this year’s award recipients as well as new Fellows.

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AACC Academy presents the following annual awards in addition to distinguished abstracts awards.

Nominations are accepted from October 1–December 31. Please email academy@aacc.org for more information.

Note: The AACC Academy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research requires additional nomination package components.The nomination letter must include a list of the nominee's most important publications (maximum of ten); note the full list of publications or patents should be in the CV.

Distinguished Abstracts:

Each year, a group of Academy fellows reviews the abstracts submitted to the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo and selects several for distinction.

View the Award Winners

AACC Academy Designation

Fellows of AACC Academy use the designation of FAACC. This designation is equivalent to FACB, the previous designation used by fellows of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, which became AACC Academy in 2016.