History and Archive

AACC Academy was founded in 1976 as the National Academy for Clinical Biochemistry. This history section is a repository of documents and recorded memories on the history of the Academy. Members are invited to send such documents or other mementos to academy@aacc.org. This site also includes a link to Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines that are more than five years old.

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.