CLMA Membership: Empowering Excellence in Laboratory Leadership

We continue our commitment to empower laboratory professionals to achieve excellence in laboratory leadership. As part of that commitment, we have made remarkable changes to CLMA's membership offerings in 2021 to enhance the value of being a CLMA member. 

Membership now includes free attendance to virtual KnowledgeLab 2021 and access to ASCP Laboratory Professional member benefits.

To read more about these exciting enhancements, click here.

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About CLMA Membership

CLMA Professional Membership provides all of the tools and resources needed to be a strong laboratory leader with opportunities in education, networking, and advocacy. Below are the benefits associated with CLMA membership. In addition to Professional Membership, CLMA offers three alternative membership options described below

CLMA Professional Membership | $249

As a CLMA Professional Member you will receive the following benefits through December 31, 2021:

Membership Discounts

CLMA offers membership discounts to qualifying individuals. Click the text below to review the qualifications of each membership discount.

Group Discount

The group discount is available to any group of individuals that wishes to be members of CLMA and sign up or renew with two or more people for a discounted per person rate.

This discount allows you to receive a tiered discount on CLMA membership. The discount is dependent on the number of individuals who join CLMA with you as a group. You will receive all of the CLMA membership benefits noted above as included in the "CLMA Professional Membership."

Number of Members Pricing
2-4 Members 5% off
($473 for 2 people)
5-9 Members 10% off
($1,120 for 5 people)
10+ Members  15% off
($2,117 for 10 people)

Application Process

If you are interested in taking advantage of the group membership discount, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Email your completed form to
  3. You will receive an invoice to pay for your group membership.
  4. When payment is received, all members on your application will be added to your group.

Questions? Want to learn more? Contact for details.

Apply for Group Discount

Entry Discount

The entry discount is available to individuals that are new, first time members of CLMA for a one-time discounted price for their first year of membership.

This discount allows you receive $150 off of CLMA membership. You will receive all of the CLMA membership benefits noted above as included in the "CLMA Professional Membership."

Claim Entry Discount

Emeritus Discount

The emeritus discount is available to individuals who are current or previous CLMA members that have fully retired from an administrative, managerial, supervisory, consultant, or industry partner position in the laboratory management or healthcare profession.

This discount allows you to receive $150 off of CLMA membership. You will receive all of the CLMA membership benefits, excluding free live webinar attendance and access to webinar recordings, noted above as included in the "CLMA Professional Membership." You will be able to register for webinars or purchase webinar recordings at discounted member pricing.

Apply for Emeritus Discount

Statement on CLMA Membership Enhancements and ASCP Partnership

This year brings a monumental increase in the value of CLMA membership. You may read more about the enhancements made to CLMA membership and our exciting partnership with ASCP in 2021 here.

This year brought unprecedented – but not insurmountable – change in every aspect of our lives. We took this year of uncertainty as an opportunity to renew our commitment to serving the clinical laboratory industry and our members to the best of our ability while remaining true to our mission as an organization.

With our renewed commitment to you, we’re proud to share a momentous agreement between CLMA and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for 2021.

Our partnership with ASCP creates never-before-experienced value for CLMA members. As a result of this partnership, CLMA members who are not already ASCP members will now receive an ASCP Laboratory Professional membership as part of their CLMA membership. Additionally, all CLMA members will receive free attendance at the virtual KnowledgeLab 2021 event, which will be a co-hosted event with CLMA and ASCP.

“CLMA members – and the value received from CLMA membership – were at the forefront of our conversations with ASCP when developing this partnership,” shared CLMA President Carol Collingsworth, MBA, MT(ASCP)SC. “We’re thrilled at the prospect of the new opportunities that will come your way as a result of this partnership and your membership in CLMA.”

As we begin 2021, we look forward to having you join us. We know that we’re Stronger Together – and we can’t wait for you to experience the enhanced value of CLMA membership next year.

CLMA memberships are annual and run through December 31, 2021. CLMA memberships are non-refundable.