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As a medical laboratory professional, you are not just one person behind a microscope or instruments. You are vital to healthcare. You are vital to your community and you are part of an important community.

At CSMLS, we understand you and your profession.

We are the voice of the medical laboratory community—let us be your voice too.

Join CSMLS today. Our Focus is You.



One size doesn't fit all, so we have tailored a CSMLS Membership just right for you.


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CSMLS will be with you every step of your career. Learn more.


Membership definitely has its privileges!

Discover the benefits of being a member of the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.



Professional Liability Insurance

PLI is mandatory for employment in most provinces and most CSMLS members take advantage of the discounted Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) offered through CSMLS.

Protection Highlights:

  • $2,000,000 Professional Liability Insurance per member, per occurrence, for negligence, errors or omissions made while providing professional services
  • Legal Defence Coverage
  • Legal Defence Coverage-Disciplinary Hearings

Learning Services

Always Growing. Always Changing. Always Learning.

CSMLS is the 'go to' place for continuing education in the medical laboratory community.


Affinity Programs

Developed with the current and future needs of both members and students in mind, affinity programs provide member exclusive discounts and other cost-saving opportunities.

The following is a partial list of affinity programs offered by CSMLS:

  • AVIS
  • BMO Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science MasterCard
  • BMO Nesbitt Burns
  • Budget Rent a Car
  • FedEx
  • LIFE-3 Cool Security, powered by Honeywell
  • TD Meloche Monnex Insurance (Home and Auto Insurance)


As the national certifying body and professional association for Medical Laboratory Professionals, CSMLS represents the interests of professionals like you.


Keep Connected to the Laboratory Community

  • Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science
  • E-NEWS, providing succinct and timely updates
  • LABCON, Canada's premier Medical Laboratory Science conference

Additional Member Benefits