Clinical Laboratory Scientists


2019 CLS Happy Hour

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

What's New

Join the CLS Council on March 26th for a Virtual Panel Discussion

What should be on your competency assessment? Join ADLM's CLS Council for a virtual panel discussion and discover the essentials of a high-quality competency assessment. Register here.

Careers in Industry Panel: Impact Patient Care Through Industry

Laboratory medicine leaders provide professional development opportunities as they share their career paths, expertise, and experiences with members, including clinical laboratory scientists. Watch the video now.

What Should Be On Your Training Checklist? A Panel Discussion

Watch this video with the CLS Council, as they discuss the essentials of a high-quality training checklist.

SYCL360 Video with CLS member, Dave Shiembob

Watch this interview with Dave Shiembob, MBA, C(ASCP), as he offers career advice for fellow CLS members getting started in the industry.

CLS Forum on the Artery

Clinical Laboratory Scientists now have a designated CLS forum on the Artery to discuss news, challenges, and other topics relevant to the CLS community.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Achievement Award

This award recognizes a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) professional who has made significant contributions to the CLS community, their respective institutions, and the laboratory medicine field.

Online Courses

No Wrong Turns: How Clinical Laboratory Scientists Shape Careers to Match Their Passions

In this article from Clinical Laboratory News, several CLS professionals discuss their careers and the unique paths they've taken to succeed.

Career Advice Video Series

Laboratory medicine leaders give quick tips on finding a mentor early, learning to say no, and much more that will help viewers to flourish in their careers.

Watch the videos now.

Point-of-Care Testing Professional Certification

Certification through the ADLM Board of Certification documents that healthcare professionals working in point-of-care testing have proven expertise in this area and are among the top in their field. Learn how to get certified.

On-demand Webinars

Check back regularly for ADLM’s upcoming and on-demand webinars geared specifically toward laboratory medicine professionals.

Mentoring Connections

ADLM’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 ADLM 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 Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) Council guides ADLM’s activities and programs to address the professional needs of ADLM’s current and prospective CLS members.

Kacy Peterson, Chair
Amber Canady
Leslie Cooper
Juan David Garcia
Cheryl Haskins
Theresa Kunzler
Lois Langs
Debbie Reed
Reid Rosehill
Vipul Shah
Michelle Steiner

Learn more about the council.