Academy Of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists

Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists


Advancing teaching and scholarship in Laboratory Medicine since 1966

ACLPS was founded in 1966 and currently has active affiliations with 70 of the approximately 150 academic and community centers that train pathology residents in clinical pathology. 

We are dedicated to advancing teaching and scholarship in laboratory medicine. We follow the objectives of the academy. Since the inception of ACLPS, this dedication has been driven by the following objectives:

  1. To encourage and advance the highest standards of education in laboratory medicine in medical school and related curricula.

  2. To encourage and promote the highest standards of resident training and post-graduate education of physicians and scientists in clinical pathology at universities and medical schools.

  3. To encourage and promote the highest standards of service, education and research in academic laboratory medicine.

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Learn about ACLPS history and governance.


General contact information


Become an ACLPS member, pay dues, and find our member travel reimbursement policy.

News and events

Learn about what's new with ACLPS

annual meetings

Find information about past, upcoming, and future annual meetings.


Training grant opportunities and training programs in laboratory medicine.