AAB is dedicated to serving the community clinical laboratory and the professionals involved in clinical laboratory operations. Founded in 1956, AAB members are clinical laboratory directors, managers, supervisors, technologists, technicians, and phlebotomists. Laboratories can also become members through AAB's National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA).
AAB represents your professional interests before federal, state and local lawmaking bodies and regulatory agencies and takes legal action, when necessary, to protect your interests. AAB monitors and analyzes legislation, regulations and industry trends to help keep you on the cutting edge.
AAB offers individualized assistance and information about personnel regulations and requirements, laboratory technology and operational methods.
AAB offers professional liability insurance for Director members and NILA members.
AAB provides an online job posting center.
AAB offers membership discounts on seminar and conference registrations and publications.
AAB provides a FREE continuing education unit (CEU) recording system.
AAB operates a CLIA-approved Proficiency Testing Service for comprehensive external quality control programs at economical fees.
AAB publishes the AAB Bulletin, a topical newsletter.
AAB promotes professional relations, encouraging communication with peers, other healthcare workers and other professional associations.
AAB offers a variety of educational programs that provide opportunities to network with colleagues and earn continuing education credit.
AAB publishes educational and reference books for study and improving laboratory operations.