Celebrate Lab Week 2019 with CLSI.
Celebrate Lab Week 2019 with CLSI.

QMS15: Assessments: Laboratory Internal Audit Program, 2nd Edition

CLSI requests nominations for volunteers to serve as members and contributors on a document development committee for a document revision.


CLSI document QMS15 will provide guidance on how a laboratory can establish an internal audit program to enhance the quality of its services through continual improvement. The guideline will include detailed information on how to conduct individual internal audits.

NOTE: This project will be developed through a pilot program for standards development. Click here to learn more.

This group is looking for volunteers with:

  • Expertise in the development, implementation, and standardization of quality management systems for use in the medical laboratory
  • Experience in the development and implementation of laboratory audits
  • Experience in medical testing and/or other health care fields, including but not limited to clinicians, administrators with regulatory oversight, laboratory managers and staff, and/or related hospital personnel
  • Knowledge of regulatory and laboratory accreditation requirements and/or experience in the public health field

Additional information on essential job duties and skills and abilities for CLSI committee participants can be viewed here.

Timeline for this project

Week of June 13–18, 2019: First face-to-face meeting (NOTE: This will be a 2-day meeting scheduled during the June Committees Week in Dallas, Texas.)
June 2019 to March 2020: Drafting of document (higher-intensity volunteer time period) 
April 2020 to June 2020: Voting period for draft document
January 2021 to March 2021: Revision of draft based on comments received during voting
September 2021: Expected publication date

Due date for submission of required documentation

Please submit nominations and required documentation (see Requirements for Nomination Consideration) on or before May 6, 2019 to volunteer@clsi.org.