The ACS Board Committee on Clinical Chemistry promotes the practice of clinical chemistry by supporting improvements in education, research, and professionalism to enhance the profession and the public's knowledge of clinical chemistry.
Specific goals include:
1. Encouraging academic institutions to establish programs and courses in clinical chemistry
2. Promoting scientific symposia and other activities within ACS to assure that topics related to clinical chemistry are frequently and appropriately presented
3. Promoting societal awareness about the profession and its contributions to the public's well-being
4. Supporting efforts to preserve the professional status of clinical chemists through voluntary and regulatory certification activities