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The American Association of Medical Assistants is the only organization dedicated exclusively to the medical assisting profession.

Excelsior College Approves CMA (AAMA) Certification for Credit Toward Health Sciences Degrees

Excelsior College Approves CMA (AAMA) Certification for Credit Toward Health Sciences Degrees

Certified Medical Assistants (AAMA) are versatile professionals whose breadth of knowledge and skills make them well-suited for a number of roles. Advanced degrees can help those medical assistants take on such new roles. To that end, Excelsior College in Albany,…

AAMA Joins Forces With Hundreds of Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Across the Country

AAMA Joins Forces With Hundreds of Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Across the Country

Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) has made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the 80% by 2018 initiative, led by the American Cancer Society…

Medical Assistants Nationwide Honored in October

Medical Assistants Nationwide Honored in October

Thousands of medical assistants across the country are being celebrated between October 16-20 in observance of Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARWeek). Held every year during the third full week in October, MARWeek lauds the contributions of the profession at the heart of…

Medical Assistants Nationwide Gather in Cincinnati, Ohio

Medical Assistants Nationwide Gather in Cincinnati, Ohio

Medical assistants from across the country will meet Oct. 6–9 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to discuss trends that affect one of the nation’s fastest-growing careers. Sessions at the 61st Annual Conference of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) will cover…

AAMA Releases New Assessment-Based Certificate in Geriatrics Program

AAMA Releases New Assessment-Based Certificate in Geriatrics Program

​The U.S. population continues to age at a considerable rate. By 2050, the number of adults ages 65 and older projects to be double what it was in 2012, according to An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United…

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