• COLA - an accrediting organization that specializes in helping physician office labs comply with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations.
  • CLIA Currently Waived Analytes - from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website
  • CLIA  personnel requirements - from the American Academy of Family Physicians website
  • CDC waived test list
  • Laboratory Directors Training Program - COLA and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) will jointly offer a Clinical Laboratory Director Training Program in conjunction with the Endocrine University® being held at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Through this arrangement, COLA and ACE will collectively offer over 20 continuing medical education (CME) hours of Category 1 credit. By offering the 20 plus contact hours, this educational program offered by COLA and ACE will meet CLIA requirements for physician-directors of moderate complexity laboratories.