Medical Assistants Recognition Week

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

Medical Assistants Recognition Week: October 17–21, 2022

Medical Assistants Recognition Day: October 19, 2022

Not All Heroes Wear Capes!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s all medical assistants, saving the day every day with their super patient care! Thank you for your support of the 2021 Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARWeek) campaign “Not All Heroes Wear Capes!”

Order 2021 Materials

2021 Downloadable Materials

MARWeek 2021 2c logo                     MARWeek-2021-poster-final-web image

MARWeek ​Logos                       MARWeek Poster

                       MARWeek 2021 feature article page 1first page of 2021 MARWeek Observance Suggestions document

Observance Suggestions            Feature Article

  2021 MARWeek sample press release screenshot                   2021 MARWeek sample proclamation screenshot

Sample Press Release               Sample Proclamation


Sample Social Media Messaging

Use the AAMA's 2021 MARWeek Social Media Toolkit to develop your own social media posts for MARWeek across various platforms.

You can download a Word document version of the MARWeek Social Media Toolkit too! 

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 downloadable AAMA-created images to dress up your social media accounts and attach to your posts and 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, medical assistants, for all that you do! Your compassion, dedication & resiliency know no bounds! Our gratitude for your contributions this year cannot be expressed enough.

  • We are so proud of our medical assistants, who are thoughtful, dedicated & versatile. This MARWeek & always, we have a lot to thank our hero medical assistants for! What would you say are a medical assistants’ superpowers?

  • Medical assistants have heroic hearts and super skills, which is why we’re celebrating MARWeek! Join us in honoring medical assistants who show us every day that not all heroes wear capes!
  • 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 heroes in health care. Show medical assistants some love this #MARWeek! Order this @AAMAOffical poster:
  • It’s highly likely that you have encountered a medical assistant during an office visit.

    The more you learn about what medical assistants do, the more you will want to join us in celebrating them this MARWeek!

    Learn more about why medical assistants are heroes in health care:
  • #MedicalAssistants help administrative & clinical procedures run smoothly. They make life easier not only for providers but also for patients. Read how:


  • “Medical assistants make the world go round in my opinion.”

    —Holly Bioloa, MD, family practice physician, North Carolina

    Celebrate MARweek by learning more about what makes medical assistants valuable members of any team:

  • Happy MARWeek to all the hard-working medical assistants out there. Visit the AAMA website to learn more about the amazing & diverse work performed by medical assistants—you’ll find there’s a lot to celebrate! #MARWeek #theAAMA #MedicalAssisting

  • Medical assistants are partners in health care. #MARWeek @AAMAOfficial​

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.