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For Early Career Members

Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians

Early career laboratorians will find a welcome atmosphere among peers in the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (SYCL), which provides crucial networking, mentorship, programming, and recognition opportunities. SYCL (pronounced "cycle") is a free benefit to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) members younger than age 40 as well as Trainee Members, and enrollment is automatic.

Read on below for highlights of SYCL’s current initiatives. You can also learn more here about the SYCL Core Committee, which guides all of SYCL’s activities.

2019 ABCC-SYCL Reception

Attendees get social at the 2019 ABCC-SYCL Reception in Anaheim.

2023 SYCL Workshop

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Every year, SYCL holds an interactive workshop on a timely topic in laboratory medicine. This year's workshop will take place during the 2023 ADLM Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in July.


Watch the newest video

View this short interview with a SYCL and CLS member who offers career advice to fellow CLS's just getting started in the industry.

Careers in Industry Virtual Panel

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View this panel discussion featuring leaders working at top diagnostic companies with diverse sets of backgrounds as they share their career paths, expertise, and experiences. 

2021 Salary Survey

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View the results of the most recent salary and benefits survey of ADLM members who are PhD clinical chemists, board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC), and working in the United States.

Get Involved with SYCL

There are many ways to participate in SYCL programs and activities.

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