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The American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) is a not-for-profit organization, incorporated in 1950, devoted to certification of individuals with doctoral level degrees in the practice of clinical chemistry, toxicological chemistry, and other clinical laboratory medicine disciplines. In purpose, function, and organization the ABCC is analogous to the certifying boards in various medical specialties. The aim of the Board is to serve the public interest and advance the science by establishing standards of competence for those who practice clinical laboratory medicine, and to certify as Diplomates those qualified specialists who comply with the requirements of the Board.


Application Deadline

Exam Dates


November 1, 2016

February 21, 2017

Clinical Chemistry
In-Person in San Francisco, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Rochester, MN and Electronically through the Kryterion Testing Network
Electronically through the Kryterion Testing Network
Molecular Diagnostics
Electronically through the Kryterion Testing Network

April 1, 2017

July 2017

Locations TBD

Application, fee, and all supporting documents must be received by the application deadline. For application materials, see rules and regulations, credentials evaluation, and application forms on this website or contact the ABCC administrative office.

Erin Grady
ABCC, 900 Seventh Street, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001
Tel 202-835-8717
Fax 202-833-4576