International members are welcomed in all membership categories. All members, both national and international, receive the following benefits:
Members receive the Voice, the Society’s official e-newsletter, published quarterly. The Voice will keep you informed on current ASCT activities, legislative issues and educational events. Members also have the opportunity to submit an article for consideration for the annual "Allen Writing Award".
ASCT’s website provides access to professional resources, a Student Forum and information on current events.
“Ask ASCT” & Membership Directory
As an ASCT member you now have access to a wealth of knowledge and resources. Visit the Member’s Only Section to access “Ask ASCT” and view the directory of topics and contacts. You can email your questions directly from the website.
Trying to track down a long lost colleague? The ASCT Membership Directory is at your service. The directory is located in the Members Only section of the website. Not a member? Join ASCT or renew your membership today!
Our Annual Conference includes presentations from the top speakers in cytotechnology, networking with exhibitors and microscope workshops to increase knowledge and improve skills in the field of Cytotechnology. We are pleased to provide high quality, affordable and practical sessions. Students also have the opportunity to enter the ASCT Annual Student Interesting Case Presentation Competition held during the conference.
ASCT online courses and new webinar series provide valuable educational opportunities. Members can enroll in the revised online course "Introduction to the Cytopreparation Laboratory", the Quality Assurance Center which includes the workbenches: The LEAN Cytopathology Laboratory, Document Control for Cytopathology and Cell Block Basics. ASCT also offers Educational Webinars at a discounted member rate.
Products include fun cytomorphology playing cards, pewter microscope lapel pins, giant microbe Candida, HPV, Cancer and Herpes stuffed plushies and cell note cards.
Members have free access to the online Career Center where they can confidentially post their resumes, use a variety of job search tools and access the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN) – a growing network of over 60 healthcare associations and professional organizations with 1,500+ job postings.
Ensure Effective Legislative Action
At the national level ASCT works to help its members shape legislative action and maintain awareness of legislative issues relating to the field of cytology. The Legislative & Government Affairs Committee remains abreast of legislative, licensure, risk management and regulatory issues that may affect you.
Be Active, Be a Member
Support your fellow cytotechnologists who volunteer as ASCT Officers, Regional Directors and Committee Chairs. Help us provide a collective voice for our profession .
Your membership will ensure that ASCT can continue to serve our profession.
For Cytotechnologists. By Cytotechnologists.