Certification as a Clinical Lipid Specialist. Atherosclerotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke, account for approximately one-third of all deaths in the U.S.
The American Board of Clinical Lipidology was established to encourage professional growth in the practice of Lipidology, and to enhance physician practice behavior to improve the quality of patient care.
The ABCL certification program establishes a consistent benchmark of expertise in the field of Clinical Lipidology.
for eligibility requirements and an application.
The mission of the National Lipid Association (NLA) is to enhance
the practice of lipid management in clinical medicine.
Annual Regional Scientific Meetings
Southeast Lipid Association 10th Annual Scientific Forum
August 3-5, 2007
The Westin Hotel, Savannah, GA
Midwest Lipid Association 4th Annual Scientific Forum
September 28-30, 2007
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
Northeast Lipid Association 4th Annual Scientific Forum
February 22-24, 2008
The Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Pacific Lipid Association/National Lipid Association’s 2008 Annual Scientific Sessions
May 29- June 1, 2008
The Westin, Seattle WA
Southwest Lipid Association’s 3rd Annual Scientific Forum
July 18-20, 2008
Marriott City Center, Denver CO
The NLA provides an array of professional development opportunities for lipid professionals at all levels: