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ASCLS Communication

From our print newsletter ASCLS Today, to our electronic Clinical Laboratry Science Journal, to the Off the Bench podcast, to our monthly Society News Now e-newsletter, to the ASCLS Connect online communitiy and social media, ASCLS communications provide members and stakeholders with the latest advancements in medical laboratory science, updates on Society news and successes, the opportunity to share our stories with the public, and the ability to connect and share ideas with like-minded laboratory professionals. 

Content is created by ASCLS members and/or peer-reviewed to ensure the information you receive is relevant, valuable, and high-quality.

Explore the many modes of ASCLS communications and consider sharing your story with the clinical laboratory science community.


OfftheBench PodcastImageThe Off the Bench podcast series discusses scientific and not-so-scientific ideas in laboratory medicine. Join the ASCLS Off the Bench Facebook Group to continue the discussions and share your feedback. Let's share ideas and talk nerdy. 

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Legislative awareness is important for laboratory professionals because what happens in legislation can affect our daily lives. Join ASCLS Leadership Academy graduates Billie Ketelsen, MLS(ASCP)CMMB(ASCP)CM, and Stephanie Noblit, JD, MLS(ASCP)CM, as they discuss two legislative efforts currently impacting laboratories, PAMA and the Laboratory Workforce Shortage.

This episode is available for one hour of P.A.C.E.® credit. Visit Off the Bench Podcast: Legislation Insights for the Laboratory with Stephanie Noblit to participate in the self-study through Labucate.org and earn your credit. Free for ASCLS members ($10 for non-members).

For more instructions, read How to Obtain Podcast CE Credit.


Episode Resources

View clips from the TV episodes discussed in this episode.

Carla's urine saga

Gray's Anatomy bad blood scene

General Hospital "Lab explosion"


Episode Resources

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Podcast 3: Who are your hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry? Listen in to learn more about them.

Podcast 2: Hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry interview Ally Storla about the 2018 Lab Week Run.

Podcast 1: Hosts Samantha Treutel and Lindsey Davenport-Landry discuss why they chose the laboratory profession.

Clinical Laboratory Science Journal

Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) is the official journal of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. CLS is an online journal published quarterly and features articles on the very latest in research, education, and government actions affecting clinical laboratory science professionals and their integration and impact on the healthcare system.

Professional membership in ASCLS includes a subscription to Clinical Laboratory Science. Individual and institutional subscriptions may be purchased separately.  Annual Professional membership dues for ASCLS are $96, $40 of which is allocated to a subscription of CLS. The cost of single copies is $18. 

All articles published represent the opinions of the authors and do not reflect the official policy of ASCLS or the authors’ institutions unless specified.

Microfilm and microfiche editions of CLS are available from Proquest, 300 N Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor MI 48106. 


Advertising  for CLS is accepted in accordance with the advertising policy of the ASCLS. Contact ASCLS at ascls@ascls.org.

Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) is now accepting electronic submissions through our integrated author/reviewer portal for manuscript processing. Should authors choose to utilize it, the system employs ORCID identification. First time users may create a free account in the CLS system. The system allows for authors to track their submissions in real time. CLS also publishes all submissions that have been accepted, edited, and approved immediately online, ahead of print, speeding the process for authors. 

Manuscript Submissions

To encourage consistency in style, refer to guidelines in Scientific Style and Format – The Council of Science Editors Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 2006. Detailed instructions for authors are available. Contact the CLS Editor-in-Chief for more information.  Correspondence related to editorial content should may be addressed to the Editior-in-Chief at CLSeditor@ascls.org.

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