Society News Now houses the most recent announcements of news from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), including important updates on state news, committees, and current events, as well as member highlights. Members are encouraged to offer suggestions for posts on topics.

2024 ASCLS Candidates for National Office

Society News Now – May 2024

FDA Final Rule on Regulation of LDTs, New ASCLS Volunteer Opportunities, Meet the ASCLS Candidates for National Office, Lab CE at 2024 Joint Annual Meeting, Call for CLEC 2025 Session Proposals, CLEC 2024 Sessions On Demand, and More! Time to Renew Your ASCLS Membership ASCLS has already begun the 2024-25 membership renewal season. Thank you…

Happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week from ASCLS

Society News Now – April 2024

Happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! Meet the candidates running for ASCLS national office. Early registration for the 2024 ASCLS, AGT & SAFMLS Joint Annual Meeting end May 1. Travel and registration scholarships available for 2024 Joint Annual Meeting. And more! Happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! Whether you completed the ASCLS Lab Week Run virtual 5K,…

2024 Lab Week Run Race Bib and Medal

Society News Now – March 2024

Scholarships for undergrad and graduate CLS students, annual student paper award competition, research grant opportunities, Ask Me Anything: Global Health Heroes, registration open for the 2024 ASCLS, AGT & SAFMLS Joint Annual Meeting, and more. Scholarships Available for Undergraduate and Graduate CLS Students Applications Due April 1 The Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity and ASCLS Education…

Colorful hands raised

Society News Now – February 2024

Volunteer for ASCLS national taskforces and committees; apply for scholarships for CLS undergrad and graduate students; sign up for two free webinars, submit poster abstracts for the 2024 ASCLS, AGT & SAFMLS Joint Annual Meeting; and more. Volunteer Opportunities Position Paper Taskforces Apply by February 29 (login required) ASCLS has opportunities to serve on three…

2023 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference attendees in New Orleans

Society News Now – January 2024

Advocacy Win in Final Personnel Regulations Published by CMS, Nominations Deadline Extended, ASCLS Awards and Scholarships Season, CLS Journal Updates, Last Chance to Attend CLEC 2024 at the Regular Registration Rate, Check out Upcoming Events, and more. Final Personnel Regulations Published by CMS Influenced by Medical Laboratory Professionals On December 28, 2023, The Centers for…

2023 Constituent Society Members of the Year

Society News Now – December 2023

ASCLS comments on the FDA proposed regulation of LDTs, 2024 ASCLS awards open for nominations, call for nominations for national positions, Clinical Laboratory Science journal seeking manuscript reviewers, CLEC 2024 early registration discount ends next Wednesday, and more. ASCLS Comments on the FDA Proposed Regulation of Laboratory Developed Tests On December 4, ASCLS submitted formal…

Members on Capitol Hill for the 2023 Laboratory Legislative Symposium

Society News Now – November 2023

Laboratory developed test rule comment deadline Dec 4, ASCLS members labvocate on Capitol Hill, breaking news on PAMA cuts, registration open for CLEC 2024 and ELMC2 2024, upcoming ASCLS Education & Research Fund Handmade for the Holidays fundraiser, and more. Laboratory Developed Test Rule Comment Deadline is December 4 The deadline to comment on a…

Labtober 2023 social media activity

Society News Now – October 2023

Last Chance to Save on Laboratory Legislative Symposium Registration, Get Ready for #Labtober, Free Webinar for ASCLS Members, Raise Money for MLS Scholarships and Research Grants, and more. Last Chance to Save on Laboratory Legislative Symposium Registration Regular Registration Ends Monday, Oct 16 October 23-24 | Alexandria, VA, or Virtual The annual Laboratory Legislative Symposium…

Laboratory Legislative Symposium ASCLS Kansas Tennessee at Capitol

Society News Now – September 2023

Laboratory Legislative Symposium early registration discount ends today, participate in #StopLabCuts Day of Action, 2023 Joint Annual Meeting educational sessions on demand, call for 2024 Joint Annual Meeting session proposals, PRISM Movie Nights, Ask Me Anything: Why Join ASCLS, and more. Laboratory Legislative Symposium Early Registration Discount Ends Today, Sept 15 October 23-24 | Alexandria,…