The purposes of ASCLS-Michigan are:

  • To promote standards in clinical laboratory methods and research, and in affiliated fields;

  • To enhance the professional status and image of its members

  • To create mutual understanding and cooperation among the society and its members and all others who are engaged in the interests of individual and public health;

  • To be responsible for providing educational programs in the clinical laboratory and related sciences and to assist at maintaining standards of competence at all levels;

  • To represent the interests of the clinical laboratory and affiliated professions and the members of the Society in all government and other forums that affect those interests;

  • To establish and promote ethical standards for the professions represented; and

  • To provide aid and benefit to all members of said professions.

  • Our state society's purposes and objectives are similar to those of ASCLS's in order to carry out National's goals and philosophy at our state level.

  • Our Society strives to key into our own state members needs when determining short and long range goals for the Society.

  • As a constituent society of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science, ASCLS -Michigan shares in the following mission statement: 

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.