YouTube videos courtesy of the AACC History Division

In July 2023, we changed our name from AACC (short for the American Association for Clinical Chemistry) to the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM). The following page links to resources that were written prior to the rebranding and/or mentions events that took place prior to the rebranding and that contain mentions of the association’s old name.

Clinical Chemistry History: Contributions from the Northeast US
Contributions from the Northeast US as presented at the opening of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting in New York City, July 1993.

The Work of a Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry Laboratory in 1966
This video of the Clinical Chemistry Department of the Los Angeles County General Hospital was made in December 1966 by Dr. Peter Wilding. The mid-1960s saw the first automation of medical laboratories and this video shows it in use at one of the largest laboratories at the time. Shared courtesy of the the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM) History Division.