Mission, Vision & Values

Our Vision

Excellence in medical laboratory science

Our Mission

To advance the medical laboratory profession through certification, education and advocacy.

Our Values


  • We act with honesty and trustworthiness.
  • We use democratic, objective, open and transparent processes.


  • We are responsible to our members and stakeholders.
  • We promote high standards of practice.
  • We make evidence informed decisions.


  • We seek to build constructive partnerships and work collaboratively to achieve
    successful outcomes.
  • We value equality, dignity, diversity and confidentiality.
  • We value, encourage and support members, volunteers and staff.


  • We provide standards that ensure high quality medical laboratory professionals.
  • We are innovative leaders in meeting the needs of our members and our community.
  • We celebrate our members and their vital role in the health care system.

Indigenous Land Acknowledgement : We respectfully acknowledge the CSMLS office, located in Hamilton, Ontario, is situated upon the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississauga Nation, Anishinaabe Peoples, and the Neutral Peoples. This land is covered by the Dish With One Spoon wampum, which is a treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe to share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. We further acknowledge that this land is covered by the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, 1792, between the Crown and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.


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