The Future of Lab Consulting is Here

Leverage your expertise and experience. Usher in the future of lab medicine.

Our platform provides you a simple way to monetize your expertise on your schedule

Consult on Your Schedule

Work full-time in the lab? No problem! Consult whenever it suits you. You set your own schedule and customize your availability however you’d like.

Guaranteed Payment

We handle billing so you can focus on sharing your expertise instead of administrative logistics. We collect all payments from clients before the consult to ensure our advisors are paid promptly and in full.

Consulting Tools & Support

We provide free access to our scheduling and video conferencing software as well as the ability to sell specialized documents. Build your brand by getting in front of clients searching for experts on our platform.

Our platform uses technology to make consulting simpler

Professional services are increasingly moving online. Clinical Lab Advisor’s platform allows lab professionals to leverage their expertise and support labs across the globe.

What Clients Use Clinical Lab Advisor?


Both first-time and seasoned laboratorians use Clinical Lab Advisor for professional development, guided support, or specialized expertise.

Independent Labs

Surviving and thriving as an independent lab means working smarter and not wasting time or money. Independent labs depend upon Clinical Lab Advisors to be efficient and effective.


Pharma, diagnostic, and laboratory supply companies are tapping into Clinical Lab Advisors for insights that inform product development and commercialization.

Compatible with your day job

“I work full-time managing a lab for Sentara Healthcare. Clinical Lab Advisor gives me the opportunity to support labs and help with interesting issues when it’s convenient for my schedule.”

Tabetha Sundin, PhD, HCLD, MB

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is responsible for taxes on earnings In Clinical Lab Advisor?
It is the duty of the Advisor to ensure that they are in compliance with the relevant tax policies that are applicable to them. The Clinical Lab Advisor system will not take into account the applicable sales tax for the area in which an Advisor lives. Clinical Lab Advisor strongly encourages its advisors to seek professional tax assistance.
How much should I charge?
The amount you charge depends upon your professional experience and the market value of your expertise. Typically, those who are more senior charge between $3 and $4 per minute, and those with less experience charge around $2 per minute. However, Clinical Lab Advisor allows its advisors to set their own rates for consultations and will work with advisors to update their rates as needed.
When do I get paid?
Clinical Lab Advisor pays earnings immediately. Delays may exist through Advisor’s banking institution.
Are there membership fees?
Clinical Lab Advisor is completely free for our experts. There are no signup or subscription fees. The site operates on a commission-based model, charging a commission on each consultation/sale. The current commission is 40%. This commission pays for all payment processing fees, pays for the technology development and upkeep, and the ongoing marketing of our advisors’ profiles.
Is my contact information kept private?
Trust and security within our community is our highest priority. We will not disclose any of your contact information to others. Calls are connected through Clinical Lab Advisor; therefore, your phone number and email address will never be disclosed.
How do I promote my profile?

To optimize your listing for Clinical Lab Advisor’s internal search, as well as for major search engines like Google and Bing, make sure to do the following:

  1. Include potential search terms in your title and description.

Think about how people search for expertise. Help with Social Media marketing might include words like Twitter, Google+, Social Strategy, etc. Mention any companies or past clients that you’ve worked with. Include detailed descriptions of your accomplishments and related tools & techniques you might use.

  1. Set a competitive rate.

Take a look at what other experts in your category are charging and use a similar price. It’s a good idea as a new advisor to start off at a slightly lower rate, then raise it as you get more reviews. Searches are made using specific keywords and quality ratings. Making sure your profile details are up to date will ensure you’re reaching the right members.

  1. Complete each section of your listing and your Clinical Lab Advisor profile.

Utilize all of the fields available to manage your listing and profile. Be as descriptive as possible as to your accomplishments, background and expertise.  High quality, professional images are extremely important.

  1. Use social media and the Web.

Let your social community (e.g. via LinkedIn or Facebook) know that you are now offering consulting and can be easily booked via your CLA profile link.

  1. Favorite your profile.

Favorites are a simple way to save and share your profile with colleagues.  Be sure to have your colleagues favorite your profile, and share it publicly through Twitter, Facebook, and industry ListServ groups.

  1. Add your profile link to your blog.

For advisors that blog or author other online content, add your CLA profile link.  Doing so will promote your profile to any of your visitors and encourage them to request a 1-1 Live Consultation.

I'm not receiving booking reminder emails from Clinical Lab Advisor.

If you are not receiving any emails from Clinical Lab Advisor, they are probably landing in your spam folder. To prevent this from happening, you need to add Clinical Lab Advisor to your “Whitelist.” The following instructions detail how to accomplish this.

How to Whitelist an Email Address with Gmail

  1. Open the email
  2. Click on the drop-down arrow next to the “Reply” button
  3. Select “Add to Contacts List”
  4. Click on the “More” button above the email header
  5. Select “Filter messages like these”
  6. At the bottom of the search window, click “Create filter with this search”
  7. Check the box that says “Never send it to Spam”

How to Whitelist an Email Address with Outlook

  1. Open the email
  2. Right-click on the sender’s name, and click “Add to Outlook Contacts”
  3. Click “Save”
  4. On the Tools menu, click “Options”
  5. On the Preferences tab, under E-mail, click “Junk E-mail”
  6. Click the Safe Senders tab
  7. Select the “Also trust e-mail from my Contacts” checkbox

For other email providers, check out these whitelisting instructions.

Can I screen share and record my presentations?
You are able to perform screen sharing in 1-to-1 live video sessions. Clinical Lab Advisor gives you the ability to show any content to your audience. You can choose whether to share your entire screen or only a single window.

In a 1-to-1 session, at the bottom of your session screen, you will see a “Record” button. Simply click this to begin recording your session. When your sessions are over, you may easily access your recordings from your Management Page.

How do I apply to become an advisor?

You can apply via this link Our research team will reach out if they have any questions on your work experience and expertise. All applicants are required to agree and comply with Clinical Lab Advisor’s Terms of Use.

For any questions, email [email protected]

Are the consultations confidential?

Yes. Each consultation and any discussions leading up to a private consultation are confidential. According to the terms governing the site, advisors are not to disclose to any third party the names of Clinical Lab Advisor clients, the content of Clinical Lab Advisor projects, the subject matter of a consultation or any information about our clients’ businesses. Similarly, a client must not disclose the identity of CLA advisors or any information discussed in consultations without the necessary prior consent.

How do I change my computer time zone settings?

The time zone within your Clinical Lab Advisor schedule depends on your computer’s time zone settings; therefore, if you wish to change it, you need to reconfigure your computer’s time zone settings. The following instructions detail how to accomplish this on a Windows and a Mac:

Microsoft Windows

  1. Follow online instructions for how to change your time zone.
  2. Once you have completed the above steps you may need to restart your computer to allow the changes to take effect on Clinical Lab Advisor.
  3. Log back into your CLA account.

Mac OS

  1. Follow online instructions for how to change your time zone.
  2.  Log out of your CLA account (essential)
  3. Once you have completed the above steps you may need to restart your computer to allow the changes to take effect on Clinical Lab Advisor.
  4. Log back into your CLA account.
If I start a consultation on the Clinical Lab Advisor, can I take that client with me?

Clinical Lab Advisor strongly encourages that all transactions happen on the platform. When this is problematic, please notify us at [email protected] so that we can continue to enhance our tools to facilitate on-demand consulting.

How do I manage my profile?

Your profile can be managed through your advisor dashboard. For information on managing your schedule, profile, payment settings, and other helpful tips, visit our YouTube channel.

Do You Have Expertise to Share?

We are looking for outstanding experts in the clinical lab field. Earn a side income or grow a consulting business by teaching and advising online.