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 21–25, 2019

Medical Assistants Recognition Day: October 23, 2019

All MARWeek materials (packets, photo frame magnets, and posters) are out of stock in the online store. But you can download and print these 2019 MARWeek documents:

MARWeek Logos

MARWeek Poster

MARWeek Article

MARWeek Observance Suggestions

Sample Press Release

Sample Proclamation


Sample Social Media Messaging

Use the AAMA's MARWeek Social Media Toolkit to develop your own social media posts for MARWeek across various platforms.

Below is a sample of social media messaging that can be found in the toolkit. Add AAMA-created content or photos from your MARWeek celebrations and tag the AAMA (Facebook: @aamaorg; Twitter: @AAMAOfficial; Instagram: @aamaofficial; LinkedIn: American Association of Medical Assistants).

Use these shareable AAMA-created images to dress up your social media accounts and attach to your messages:

Sample hashtags:











Sample Social Media Messaging Organized by Creator
Social Media Content Creator Messaging
Employers and educational organizations who are thanking their medical assisting employees or students
  • Happy #MARWeek! Thank you #medicalassistants for your hard work and dedication every day!
  • Medical assistants, you make us proud! Join us in appreciating our #medicalassistants this #MARWeek
  • We love our medical assistants! Thank you for your compassion, professionalism, and hard work every day! #MARWeek @aamaofficial
Medical assisting groups and individuals who are promoting the profession, such as state societies and local chapters
  • Every year Medical Assistants Recognition Week (#MARWeek) is celebrated during the 3rd full week in October. Celebrate the medical assistants in your life with these ideas from @AAMAOfficial:
  • Medical assistants are at the heart of health care. Show your medical assistants some love this #MARWeek! Print and post this poster:
  • Medical assistants play a critical and versatile part of the health care delivery team. We celebrate these dedicated and compassionate individuals today & every day #MARWeek #MARDay
  • Medical assistants help administrative & clinical procedures run smoothly. The services they provide are too numerous to list. They make life easier not only for providers but also for patients. Read how: #MARWeek
  • “CMAs (AAMA) define the word versatile. They are highly adaptable & able to work with many different types of patients, providers & specialties. Medical assistants are the glue to the patient visit.”

    —Ann O’Connell, vice president of ambulatory operations, Texas

    Celebrate MARweek by learning more about what makes medical assistants valuable members of any team:
  • Medical assistants are at the heart of health care. #MARWeek

Check back with this page as more MARWeek materials become available.

*Use of the MARWeek logo and “Medical Assistants at the Heart of Health Care” slogan is restricted to materials created in recognition of Medical Assistants Recognition Week. Neither the logo nor slogan may be used to promote any other goods, services, or institutions.