"The mission of ASCLS is to make a positive impact in health care through leadership that will assure excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine."
**Site contains access to weekly online newsletter, e NewsBytes (links to trending online articles related to the field), and several entry points to free articles from professional publications.
ASCP "unites more than 100,000 anatomic and clinical pathologists, medical laboratory professionals, residents and students to accelerate the advancement of laboratory medicine to better improve patient care through knowledge, collaboration, and global community."
**Contains information on certification, employment, and continuing education.
Image Gallery, Laboratory Protocols, Curriculum Archive, and Visual Media Briefs. All collections feature free, original, open-access content submitted and peer-reviewed by members of the microbiology educator community.
**Contains stained microscopic images, time-lapsed photography of microbial and cellular interactions, and animations of cellular and microbial processes.