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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 meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm.


These meetings are held at the Baptist Easley Hospital in the Private Dining room, located in the back of the hospital's cafeteria.


The Pickens Chapter continues to offer some really interesting education topics for Continuing Education Units (CEU). PCMA meetings and education are open to all CMA Students, Instructors, Directors and all Medical Professionals!


Please join us for your Continuing Education and become a member of the Pickens Chapter of Medical Assistants.


*Don’t wait to the last minute to get your CEUs for re-certification, *ATTEND MEETINGS.*

We would love to have you attend our meetings, if you are looking for a chapter to join.  For further information you may contact any Officer listed below.





Officers 2016-2017



Lora Cortez, CMA (AAMA)

(864) 850-0437


Vice President:

Toni DiCataldo, CMA (AAMA)




Michelle Harrison, CMA (AAMA)

(864) 843-6138



Carol Whitaker, CMA (AAMA) 864-915-7611


Past President:

Jane Banks, CMA (AAMA 864-878-6737





Updated 5/2/2016