The 2015 - 2016 Leadership Academy developed a set of 5 postcards and corresponding flyers designed to direct laboratory professionals to ASCLS for the answers to some of their most frequently asked questions. Their project was presented at the 2016 ASCLS Annual Meeitng in Philadelphia. Click on the links below to download for use. Postcards and flyers are specific for each group.

Read more: 2015 - 2016 LEADERSHIP PROJECT


The 2016 - 2017 Leadership Academy developed a MEDLABtalks Speaker Guide to assist laboratory professionals in presenting medical laboratory science-related information in a structured speaker series. The academy graduates also presented their own MEDLABtalks during the 2017 ASCLS Annual Meeting.

Read more: 2016 - 2017 LEADERSHIP PROJECT

Leadership Academy


ASCLS---Official-LeadershipThe ASCLS Leadership Academy is designed to prepare ASCLS members for current and future leadership roles in the organization by providing a structured program of study of critical leadership topics.


  • Identify members with potential to become leaders in ASCLS and invest in their growth and development.
  • Provide these high-potential leaders with skills required to step into leadership positions within ASCLS.
  • Energize and grow ASCLS through strong leadership at all levels of the organization.
  • Increase the future leaders' knowledge of ASCLS.

Benefits to the Participant

  • Develop skills that can be transferred to the work setting and life in general.
  • Provide opportunities to learn from and dialogue with ASCLS leaders.
  • Provide opportunities to be mentored by ASCLS leaders.
  • Acquire the confidence and self-esteem to step into leadership roles.

Benefits to ASCLS

  • Strong leaders make strong organizations.
  • Shape the future of the organization and the profession at large.
  • Increase passion for ASCLS locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Develop and grow members who can work on important identified initiatives for ASCLS.
  • A successful program will be an attractive member benefit and increase membership in ASCLS.

2007-2008 Project - Member Recruitment Toolkit 

2008- 2009 Project - Leadership Development Kit and Leadership Positions Notebooks 

2009 - 2010 Project - Promote the Profession Video and ASCLS Awareness Guide

2010 - 2011 Project - Bringing the Leadership Academy to You 

2011 - 2012 Project - Customizing Your ASCLS Recruitment Strategy

2012-2013 Project - Mentoring Our Members to Effective Leadership

2013-2014 Project - Member Retention:  Why They Don't Renew

2014-2015 Project - Membership Infographics

2015-2016 Project - ASCLS Has the Answer Postcards

2016-2017 Project - ASCLS presents LabTalks