Mission, Vision & Values

Our Vision

Excellence in medical laboratory science

Our Mission

To advance the profession through certification, education and advocacy

Our Goals

  • Engage and empower the profession
  • Lead and partner to advance patient safety
  • Enhance organizational capacity
  • Expand our sphere of influence

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 build partnerships through consensus and collaboration.
  • 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.

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