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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 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.

2021 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 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in September.

SYCL MENTORING CONNECTIONS

Be part of a lifelong learning opportunity

The SYCL Mentoring Connections program is a new initiative designed to better support the professional development of SYCL members and prepare them to become future leaders.

Unique Publishing Opportunities with AACC

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View this panel discussion to learn more about the numerous publishing opportunities available through AACC, from peer-reviewed journals to newsletters geared toward those in toxicology laboratories.

2021 Salary Survey

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View the results of the most recent salary and benefits survey of AACC 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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