Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Medical assistants are at the heart of health care.

Every year Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARWeek) is celebrated during the third full week in October:

Medical Assistants Recognition Week: October 17-21, 2016

Medical Assistants Recognition Day: October 19, 2016

Promotional MARWeek packets are available for order between July and October and include a MARWeek poster, MARWeek article, a list of ideas to promote the week, and a small magnet frame.

Starting July 1, MARWeek materials can be ordered online through the AAMA Store. (Note: For orders exceeding 10 packets, please e-mail the AAMA Marketing and Communications Department at

Electronic versions of 2016 MARWeek materials are also available for download:

MARWeek Article

MARWeek Logos

MARWeek Poster

Observance Suggestions

Sample Press Release

Sample Proclamation