Medical Assistant Spotlight

Medical assistants are inspirations!

Every day they touch people’s lives with their extraordinary skills and caring ways. Each issue of CMA Today shines the spotlight on a medical assistant with a unique story.

Here are the latest stories of medical assistants in Spotlight.

May/Jun 2018
Paps for Peru
Medical assisting students mount health care effort in South America

“It’s something you never forget—knowing how much of a difference you made in such a short amount of time."

Cathy Flores, CMA (AAMA)

Occupation: Division director of health and human services at Central Piedmont Community College

In the spotlight: Flores traveled with medical assisting and other CPCC students to Peru to help provide Papanicolaou tests to Peruvian women.

Mar/Apr 2018
Not wired to give up
Medical assistant adapts to loss of hearing

“My employer and fellow employees are fully supportive of this technology and have been very understanding of my disability. [They] know the equipment did not replace what I lost but amplified what I still had so that I could continue my work.”

Name: Steven Jeske, CMA (AAMA)

Occupation: Medical assistant at North Central Health Care in Wisconsin

In the spotlight: Jeske lost hearing in his right ear unexpectedly, but he has adapted and continued working with the help of technology.

Jan/Feb 2018
Like mother, like daughter
Medical assisting runs in the family for CMAs (AAMA)

"We're truly thankful for the AAMA. It's helped both of us do what we love to do and has given us a platform to promote the importance of medical assisting."

Names: Kristina Rogers, CMA (AAMA), and Katrina Corn, CMA (AAMA)

Occupation: Medical assistants and active members of the Greenville, South Carolina, Chapter of the AAMA

In the spotlight: Corn and Rogers, a mother and daughter duo, enrolled in a medical assisting program together and both earned their CMA (AAMA) credentials.