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 Reacts to Travel Ban Executive Order

“In light of the recent Executive Order on travel into the United States, I would like to assure the members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science that the organization will continue to support, encourage and applaud the diversity of our members,” said ASCLS President Suzanne Campbell. “We recognize the knowledge, talent and expertise…

New, Updated Entry Level Curriculum

The updated versions of the Entry Level Curriculum for Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) and Entry Level Curriculum for Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) are available for purchase in the ASCLS Online Store.  We have a variety of formats available to meet your needs: Institutional Licensed Versions Single User Licensed Versions Curricula for Individual Disciplines Complete Set…

Share Your Advancements That Bring Efficiency to the Clinical Laboratory

ASCLS is participating with the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) on its Increasing Clinical Effectiveness™ (ICE) program designed to demonstrate positive contributions to the laboratory through increasing efficiency and value. Each year, CLMA collects abstracts that demonstrate these innovations and shares them with the laboratory community. Health care is in the midst of unprecedented change,…

Clinical Laboratory Science Editor-in-Chief

Applications for editor-in-chief (EIC) for Clinical Laboratory Science are now being accepted. The EIC provides leadership and direction that results in the publishing of a well-respected, peer-reviewed, scientific journal. The EIC develops and reviews manuscripts, organizes journal functions to maintain editorial integrity and evaluates and makes adjustments to the journal as appropriate. Applicants should be…

Society News Now, Special Edition, February 9, 2016

  SPECIAL EDITION  February 9, 2016 NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT The Board of Directors of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is pleased to announce the selection of James Flanigan as ASCLS Executive Vice President to succeed Elissa Passiment, who announced her pending retirement earlier last year. James “Jim” Flanigan, CAE comes to…

Dr. Tim Randolph receives the Alumni Humanitarian Award from the University of Illinois Springfield

  The University of Illinois Springfield honored the significant contributions of Dr. Tim Randolph during the university’s annual Alumni Gala on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Dr. Randolph was honored with the Alumni Humanitarian Award for significant contributions of leadership or service to improve the lives of others and the welfare…

A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a Colombian man – Behind the scene story of the lab investigation

  A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a Colombian man – Behind the scene story of the lab investigation A bizarre case of tapeworm-derived cancer causing cancer-like tumors in a 41-year-old Colombian man has got lot of media attention recently and emphasized again the role of laboratory analysis in complex case…