Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2024

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is an annual celebration to highlight and show appreciation for laboratory professionals. Lab Week is sponsored by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and coordinated by 17 national clinical laboratory organizations. 

CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS) celebrates the 49th annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week to recognize clinical and public health laboratory professionals for their contributions to the health of our:  

  • Communities, through their work in public health and clinical laboratories 
  • Family members, friends, and colleagues who are patients in clinical settings

The theme for Lab Week 2024 is The Future is Lab.  We celebrate laboratory professionals who protect our future by skillfully adapting to meet today’s evolving patient care and public health challenges with resilience, innovation, and expertise. This theme also creates awareness and excitement about working in a laboratory setting. 

We encourage you to use the digital toolkit to increase awareness of the significant contributions of laboratory professionals. Show your support by sharing social media messages and hashtags, key messages, and digital graphics with your colleagues and throughout your networks.