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.

ASCLS Membership Renewal 2022-23

Society News Now – May 2022

Membership Renewal Season Begins, Free Webinar on Diabetes Diagnosis, Volunteer Opportunities, and more. Membership Renewal Season ASCLS has already begun the 2022-23 membership renewal season. Thank you to the over 850 members who renewed early, saving the Society significant funds that would have been spent on paper mailings. For those of you who have not…

2022 Lab Week Live

Society News Now – April 2022

Free Webinar, Lab Week Celebrations, Early Registration for the Joint Annual Meeting, and more. Medical Laboratory Professionals Week: Get Ready to Celebrate! Free ASCLS Webinar Complementary Role of Cytology and Molecular Testing in Thyroid Nodule Management Tuesday, April 26, 12 pm EDT This presentation will provide an overview of the diagnostic evaluation of thyroid nodules…

2022 Lab Week Run Medal

Society News Now – February 2022

Volunteer opportunities, student scholarships and paper competition, call for poster abstracts, upcoming events, and more. Volunteer for ASCLS Committees Apply by March 1 Applications are now open for national committee appointments with terms beginning in August 2022. “The greatest asset of any organization is its members capacity to share their time, knowledge, and talent.” It’s…

Society News Now – January 2022

New ASCLS webinar on C. auris, call for volunteers, time for ASCLS award nominations, upcoming events, and more. Free Member Webinar C. Auris: A Powerful Threat to Public Health Right in Our Own Backyard February 24, 7 pm EST Speaker: Kerianne Fuoco, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM, Laboratory Supervisor, Microbiology, Jersey Shore University Medical Center Candida auris is…

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Society News Now – December 2021

ASCLS Celebrates a Labvocacy Win, A Gift of Free CE for You, Virtual Events in January, Apply for ASCLS Awards and Scholarships, and more. ASCLS Celebrates a Labvocacy Win PAMA Cuts Delayed to January 2023 On December 10, after a successful advocacy effort on the part of ASCLS and our colleagues at every other laboratory…

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Society News Now – November 2021

Take Action to Delay Disastrous Medicare Cuts to Clinical Labs; Handmade for the Holidays Silent Auction Benefits ASCLS Education & Research Fund; Sign Up for CE Events; and more. Take Action to Delay Disastrous Medicare Cuts to Clinical Laboratories Congress Needs to Hear Your Story Take action now! Cuts to the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee…

2021 Laboratory Legislative Symposium Rundown

On October 25, nearly 120 medical laboratory professionals from six organizations joined together in Alexandria, Virginia, and virtually for the 2021 Laboratory Legislative Symposium. Members from ASCLS, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Association of Genetic Technologists (AGT), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Society for Histotechnology (NSH), and the Philippine Association of Medical Technologists-USA…

2021 Joint Annual Meeting On Demand

Society News Now – September 2021

October 20 ASCLS webinar on sharing science; ASCLS publishes new Choosing Wisely recommendations; 2021 Joint Annual Meeting sessions available on demand; October 4 registration deadline for the Laboratory Legislative Symposium; new Off the Bench podcast episodes; and more. ASCLS Free Monthly Webinar Sharing Science: Conference Poster Presentations October 20, 8 pm Eastern Speaker: Rachel Morris,…