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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

Enhance the position of the AAMA being the reliable source of scope-of-practice information and other legal issues.

Goal II

Strengthen the marketing behind the AAMA.

Goal III

Continue to market continuing education opportunities.

Goal IV

Formalize and enhance the membership.

Goal V

Provide training and tools for our volunteer leaders and members.

Goal VI

Advocate for safety and quality care of the patient.

Goal VII

Advocate for ethical risk management and performance improvement.