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Mission Statement

The mission of the South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants is to enable medical assisting professionals to enhance and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and professionalism required by employers and patients; protect medical assistants’ right to practice; and promote effective, efficient health care delivery through optimal use of multi-skilled Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs).

-I believe in the principles and purpose of the profession of medical assisting. I endeavor to be more effective.

-I aspire to render greater service.

-I protect the confidence entrusted to me.

-I am dedicated to the care and well being of all people.

-I am loyal to my employer.

-I am true to the ethics of my profession.

-I am strengthened by compassion, courage and faith.

Medical Assistant's Creed

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Charleston Chapter News

Charleston Chapter of South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants

Editor: Debbie Colello, CMA (AAMA) Facebook Editor: Jackie Harris, CMA (AAMA)


The Charleston Chapter meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month @ 6:30pm. The meetings are held at Miller Motte Technical College located at 8085 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC! The Chapter voted to hold a few chapter meetings on Saturday’s this year. For up to date meeting info like us on Facebook. We offer CEU’s at most every meeting except for our annual Holiday Dinner in December! We love to be able to celebrate the Holiday’s together for fellowship. We will host our annual fall seminar in October. The chapter will give up to two (2) student memberships with our Essay Contest in December. Please stay tuned for more information.


We love to give back to the community that we serve. Some of our community projects include collecting items for the families at the Ronald McDonald house, The Down Syndrome “Buddy Walk”, The Beach Sweep are just to name a few.

Charleston Chapter 2017-2018 Officers



Debbie Colello, CMA (AAMA)


Vice President

Tanya James, CMA (AAMA)



Mary Ball, CMA (AAMA



Jackie Harris, CMA (AAMA)-


Immediate Past President

Melissa Burbage, CMA (AAMA)








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