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Clinical Laboratory Scientists


AACC’s clinical laboratory scientists (CLS) community encompasses all members who work as laboratory management and operational staff, including lab supervisors, managers, and technologists. AACC strives to empower our CLS members to adapt to the complex challenges in healthcare today and to flourish professionally.

What's New

Laboratory Testing in a Time of Influenza

Learn more about the laboratory professional's role in flu diagnostics and patient care with these AACC resources:

CLN Stat - Recent Articles

AACC’s award-winning, bi-monthly online news publication, CLN Stat, keeps readers up-to-date on breaking news of importance to the global clinical laboratory community.

On-demand Webinars

CLS Grant Opportunity

The Helen Free Travel Grant is for non-doctoral applicants residing in the United States only and is worth $2,500 to assist in travel expenses related to attending the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting.

Mentoring Connections

AACC's Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (SYCL) Mentoring Connections is a new program designed to help guide young professionals through early career development and prepare them to become future leaders. Learn how to become a mentor or mentee.

Watch the SYCL360 interview with Rob Nerenz about the mentoring program.

Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians

If you are an AACC CLS member and under 40, you are automatically enrolled in SYCL. Don’t miss out on this free benefit that provides valuable networking, mentorship, education, and recognition opportunities for early-career lab professionals.

CLS Council

The CLS Council guides AACC’s activities and programs to address the professional needs of AACC’s current and prospective clinical laboratory scientist members. Learn more.