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North American Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (NAFCC)

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The North American Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (NAFCC) was formed in December of 2014, representing the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) and the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC), both member societies of the IFCC. The NAFCC was recognized by the IFCC in February of 2015. The NAFCC was formed in response to changes to the structure of the IFCC Executive Board (EB) to allow each federation to nominate a member to the EB, thus providing for regional representation of all IFCC member societies on the EB.

The AACC or CSCC Boards will approve a member to serve as the NAFCC representative to the IFCC EB, alternating between the AACC and CSCC with each new EB election cycle. The representative, as proposed by the CSCC, for the period of 2021-2023, is Dr. Stephen Hill.

The primary responsibility of the NAFCC is to to facilitate high level communication in relation to the work of IFCC, including:

  • Developing and promoting the contribution of laboratory medicine to healthcare
  • Strategic planning, policy direction and implementation


NAFCC Representative

Dr. Stephen Hill
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
McMaster University
McMaster University Medical Centre - Rm 2N30
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Tel.: +1 905 521 2100 ext. 76595
Fax: +1 905 521 2338

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