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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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Pickens Chapter News

The Pickens Chapter of the SCSMA meets the first Tuesday of every month at

6:00 pm with the exception of July and December.  


Our meetings are held at Baptist Easley Hospital in the Private Dining Room which is located in the back

of the hospital cafeteria on the first floor.  

Our speakers are from the community and offer a variety of topics which earn us our Continuing Education Units.


We welcome you to join us.  You do not have to be a member to come.  We look forward to meeting you!

For more information, contact one of our officers:






Officers 2018



Lora Cortez, CMA (AAMA)


Vice President:  

Angela Benson, CMA (AAMA)



Nikita Brissey, CMA (AAMA)



Carol Whitaker, CMA (AAMA)






Updated 4/29/2018