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The NAACLS review committees convened for face to face meetings this summer. The Doctoral Review Committee (DRC) met in the NAACLS office in Rosemont, Illinois  on June 14-15. In attendance were the DRC members, staff, and Julie O’Sullivan Maillet, who serves as the Board liaison to the DRC. The DRC focused on developing ancillary materials […]

By Dianne M. Cearlock, Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Swartz, IT Manager The Annual Survey of Programs was disseminated to program directors of 613 NAACLS accredited and approved programs in late 2017. Submission of the completed survey is required annually by the accreditation and approval standards. Presented here are data indicating numbers of NAACLS accredited and […]

NAACLS is pleased to announce that William H. Hunt, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM, President-Elect of the NAACLS Board of Directors, was selected to receive this year’s ASCLS Bio-Rad Scientific Assembly Professional Achievement Award for Lab Admin/Consultant/Quality/Accreditation/Industry. Mr. Hunt was recognized during the 85th ASCLS Annual Awards ceremony, which was held on August 3, 2017, in San Diego, […]

Programs Review Committee Meetings July 12-14, 2017 Albuquerque, New Mexico Board of Directors Meetings September 27-29, 2017 La Jolla, California

By Dianne M. Cearlock, PhD, MT In the fall of 2015, NAACLS disseminated the Annual Survey of Programs to accredited and approved programs. With the 2012 Standards, NAACLS shifted from a largely input-based focus to one that features student and program outcomes as a means of evaluating educational quality. In keeping with this focus, a […]

By: Edward Rotchford, Accreditation Specialist/Volunteer Services Manager Last month, NAACLS posted the latest Annual Volunteer Report on the NAACLS Website at  All past, current, and future NAACLS volunteers (as well as current program directors!) are highly encouraged to read this information-stuffed report, which includes: Educational pieces on the importance of time in the site […]

We invite you to view the NAACLS 2015 Annual Report on our website at: The Annual Report includes a Message from the President, 2015 Program Data, 2015 Board of Directors’ Actions, 2015 Volunteers, Statements of Financial Position for FY ending June 30, 2015, and Rosters for the NAACLS Board, Review Committees and Staff.

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner NAACLS will conduct a new workshop titled, “Education Methods: Linking Our Programs and Courses to Standards,” on February 25, 2016, from 7:00am-12:15pm in Minneapolis, MN (in concurrence with the ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC)). The workshop will include a continental breakfast and working lunch. The workshop will […]

  NAACLS is very pleased to congratulate Maribeth L. Flaws, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, SM, SI, DMS Educator on the Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP), for receiving the “Excellence in Education” award from the Provost’s Office and the Office of Academic Affairs at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Flaws has taught clinical microbiology, […]

The summer 2015 cycle includes programs that will have site visits during spring 2015 and will be placed on the agenda for the summer 2015 meeting of the review committees. Recommendations from the committees will be acted upon by the Board in fall 2015. MLS Baptist Medical Center South, Montgomery, AL DeVry University – Phoenix, […]

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