Research Sources of Additional Information: Medical Assistants

Information about career opportunities, educational programs in medical assisting accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, and the Certified Medical Assistant exam is available from:

  • American Association of Medical Assistants, 20 North Wacker Dr., Suite 1575, Chicago, IL 60606. Internet: http://www.aama-ntl.org

Information about career opportunities and the Registered Medical Assistant certification exam is available from:

  • Registered Medical Assistants of American Medical Technologists, 710 Higgins Rd., Park Ridge, IL 60068-5765.

For a list of ABHES-accredited educational programs in medical assisting, contact:

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N., Falls Church, VA 22043. Internet: http://www.abhes.org

Information about career opportunities, training programs, and the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant exam is available from:

  • Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, 2025 Woodlane Dr., St. Paul, MN 55125-2998. Internet: http://www.jcahpo.org

Information about careers for podiatric assistants is available from:

  • American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants, 2l24 S. Austin Blvd., Cicero, IL 60804. Internet: http://www.aspma.org