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Strategic Issues Plan

The mission of the American Association of Medical Assistants is to provide the medical assistant professional with education, certification, credential acknowledgement, networking opportunities, scope-of-practice protection, and advocacy for quality patient-centered health care. 

The Board of Trustees has determined a focus of goals for the Strategic Issues Plan to have three priority goals. The priority goals are Membership, Leadership, and Marketing.


Goal I

Be the leading resource for medical assisting scope-of-practice. 

Goal II

Strengthen the marketing behind the AAMA and medical assisting profession. 

Goal III

Enhance engagement and communications.

Goal IV

Update AAMA technology.

Goal V

Increase participation of medical assistants with the AAMA. 

Goal VI

Influence the decision​-makers to increase the compensation of medical assistants. 

Goal VII

Address outstanding issues with accreditation of medical assisting programs.