Welcome to the digital home of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – Tennessee, a constituent society of ASCLS. Call us ASCLS-TN for short.
We are a proud member of the ASCLS Region III caucus, which includes Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Florida.
The mission of ASCLS is to make a positive impact in health care through leadership that will assure excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine.
Quality laboratory service is essential to quality health care.
Everyone deserves access to safe, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered healthcare, and
Advancing the laboratory profession advances health care.
ASCLS Core Values:
Defining the characteristics of competent personnel within the profession and providing professional development opportunities so that practitioners can maintain competency are essential roles of a professional association.
Enabling laboratory professionals to function at their highest level of competence will contribute to cost effective health care.
Promoting diversity supports the delivery of quality laboratory service.
Taking a leadership role in standard and policy setting is a core professional responsibility.
Advocating for quality within the laboratory is essential to the assurance of quality health care delivery.
ASCLS is an inclusive, culturally relevant community of people acknowledging their differences and unique characteristics; it is an organization where all persons can engage and participate in a meaningful way empowering everyone to grow and learn.
Want to get involved, navigate to our CONTACT page, or visit www.ascls.org.