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For Early Career Members

Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians

Early career laboratorians will find a welcome atmosphere among peers in the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (SYCL), which provides crucial networking, mentorship, programming, and recognition opportunities. SYCL (pronounced "cycle") is a free benefit to AACC members younger than age 40 as well as Trainee Members, and enrollment is automatic.

Read on below for highlights of SYCL’s current initiatives. You can also learn more here about the SYCL Core Committee, which guides all of SYCL’s activities.

2019 ABCC-SYCL Reception

Attendees get social at the 2019 ABCC-SYCL Reception in Anaheim.

2022 SYCL Workshop

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Every year, SYCL holds an interactive workshop on a timely topic in laboratory medicine. This year's workshop will take place during the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in July.

How to Bridge the New Hybrid Environment and Make Connections

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View this insightful discussion on how to create connections in a mostly virtual environment, whether you are new to a position, still in training, or more established.

What is Data Analytics in Lab Medicine Anyway?

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View this panel discussion that covers the varying meanings of data analytics in laboratory medicine, as well as ways to use data analytics in the lab.

2021 Salary Survey

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View the results of the most recent salary and benefits survey of AACC members who are PhD clinical chemists, board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC), and working in the United States.

Get Involved with SYCL

There are many ways to participate in SYCL programs and activities.

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