Local Sections

AACC's 20 Local Sections play an important role in the field by advocating for the interests of laboratory medicine professionals with state and local governments, and ensuring that local policymakers recognize that the voices and professional expertise of laboratorians are vital to improving patient outcomes. 

Benefits of Local Section Membership

  • Widen your circle of colleagues and contacts in your area.
  • Develop new collaborations.
  • Update your skillset through regional educational programs.
  • Step into local section leadership roles, which are a primary path to association leadership.
  • Earn recognition through local section awards programs.
  • Promote greater public understanding of lab tests through science fairs.

How Do You Join a Local Section?

North American AACC members are automatically enrolled in a local section based on your zip code.

Find Your Local Section Below to Learn More

States/Countries Included in Section 

Capital
D.C.
Maryland
Virginia 

Chicago
Illinois
Indiana
Wisconsin 

Florida
Florida 

Michigan
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio
Canada 

Midwest
Iowa
Kansas
Minnesota
Missouri
North Dakota
Nebraska
South Dakota
Canada 

New Jersey
New Jersey

New York Metro
New York 

New York Upstate
New York
Canada 

North Carolina
North Carolina
Virginia 

Northeast
Massachusetts
Maine
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont 

Northeast Ohio
Ohio
Canada

Northern California
California
Hawaii
Nevada 

Ohio Valley
Indiana
Kentucky
Ohio
West Virginia

Pacific Northwest
Alaska
Idaho
Oregon
Washington
Canada 

Philadelphia
Delaware
Pennsylvania

Rocky Mountain
Arizona
Colorado
Montana
New Mexico
Utah
Wyoming 

San Diego
California

Southeast
Alabama
Arkansas
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
South Carolina
Tennessee 

Southern California
California
Nevada

Texas
Arkansas
Louisiana
Oklahoma
Texas
Mexico

Support your Local Section in the Strive for 25 Challenge

January 1- October 1, 2015

Strive for 25 is aLocal Section Membership Recruitment Challenge whereby local sections are asked to recruit 25 new members by October 1, 2015.
With your support, recruiting new members builds a stronger local network, more volunteers, and fresh ideas.

In addition, the local section that recruits 25 or more new members by October 1, 2015 will receive:

  1. Bronze Leaders (25 members)
    A choice of selecting one of the following:
    • $500 additional funds for 2016 educational programs
    • A free Webinar for your Section – to be used by in late 2015 or 2016.
  2. Silver Leaders (50+members)
    Local Sections will receive BOTH the $500 additional funds and a free webinar to be used in either late 2015 or 2016.
  3. Gold Scale Leader (Overall Winner)
    The Local Section that recruits more than 50 members and reaches the most new members as a percentage of overall section size receives:
    • $500 additional funds for educational programs
    • A free webinar in either late 2015 or 2016
    • A choice of up to an additional $1,000 to cover the cost of a speaker or dinner event for their local section.

To participate, distribute a Join AACC flyer to a colleague and share the exclusive benefits of an AACC membership. Remember to include your name on the flyer so you and your local section can receive credit for the referral.
Together, we can Strive for 25

Thank you for your support!

Questions? Contact your Local Section Leadership for assistance at https://www.aacc.org/community/local-sections, then select your Local Section and click on Leadership.