Abbott Diagnostics is proud to support the following organizations as part of our ongoing commitment to improve healthcare (partial list).
LRV (Labs Are Vital)
Labs Are Vital™ is an initiative designed to elevate the profile of the lab and its professionals, extend the lab’s influence within the health care community, deliver practical tools, and support professional advocacy.
AABB (American Association of Blood Banks)
AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) advances the practice and standards of transfusion medicine and related biological therapies.
AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)
AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) is an international scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry and other clinical laboratory science-related disciplines.
ACS (Association of Clinical Scientists)
ACS (Association of Clinical Scientists) provides a forum for physicians, researchers and clinical scientists to interact in a professional and collegial atmosphere dedicated to the advancement of research and learning in laboratory science.
AGT (Association of Genetic Technologists)
The Association of Genetic Technologists, Inc. (AGT), founded in 1975, is a non-profit professional organization established to promote cooperation and exchange of information among those engaged in classical cytogenetics, molecular and biochemical genetics, and to stimulate interest in genetics as a career.
AMT (American Medical Technologists)
AMT (American Medical Technologists) is a nonprofit certification agency and professional membership association, providing allied health professionals with professional certification services and membership programs to enhance their professional and personal growth.
APHL (Association of Public Health Laboratories)
APHL (Association of Public Health Laboratories) works to strengthen laboratories serving the public's health in the US and globally. Laboratories in public health serve as laboratory first responders, protecting the public from diseases and environmental health hazards.
ASC (American Society of Cytopathology)
The American Society of Cytopathology is a professional organization dedicated to the science and study of cells. ASC is committed to education, research, and advocacy on behalf of its membership, with the ultimate goal of improving the standards and quality of patient care.
ASCT (American Society for Cytotechnology)
The American Society for Cytotechnology (ASCT) is a collective voice for the profession and is committed to defining and promoting the profession of cytotechnology. The organization develops practice standards, monitors and evaluates legislative/regulatory issues and emerging technologies affecting the profession and provides unique, practical educational opportunities pertinent to the practice of cytotechnology.
ASCLS (American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science)
ASCLS (American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science), as the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners, provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management to ensure excellent, accessible cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care.
ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology)
ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology) is a not for profit medical society organized exclusively for educational, scientific and charitable purposes.
ASH (American Society of Hematology)
Furthers the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.
ASM (American Society of Microbiology)
The ASM is the world's largest scientific society of individuals interested in the microbiological sciences. The mission of the American Society for Microbiology is to advance the microbiological sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well being worldwide.
CLMA (Clinical Laboratory Management Association)
CLMA (Clinical Laboratory Management Association) provides leadership in the clinical laboratory industry supporting laboratory professionals at every stage of their career. We educate and advocate on behalf of our members and play a leadership role in enhancing the image and increasing the visibility of our profession.
Executive War College
A unique two-day program with a single objective: To help laboratory administrators and pathologists learn practical methods for improving the organizational performance and financial success of their laboratories.
ISLH (The International Society for Laboratory Hematology)
The International Society for Laboratory Hematology (ISLH) is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 by an international group of laboratory professionals, with annual scientific meetings held in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Lab Tests Online
LabTestsOnline A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing.
SAFMLS (Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Scientists)
Maintains and enhances high professional objectives through improved laboratory policies and technology in support of the health care delivery systems of the Armed Forces, Public Helath Services and Veterans Administration.