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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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South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants

2020 Academic Scholarship


You have been invited to participate in the chance to win a scholarship, of up to $500, through the South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants.  This scholarship was established to assist Medical Assisting Students needing financial support to acquire the skills needed to take the AAMA certification exam.  The Scholarship will be awarded on March 21st, 2020 at the South Carolina Society of Medical Assistants Conference held in March at the Hilton Garden Inn in Anderson during the Bowl of Knowledge.

2018 BOK Winners

1st row Winners: Carly Owen- Trident Technical College, Jocelyn Oglesby- Tri County Technical College, Alyssa Shackelford- Trident Technical College and Victoria Jones- Tri City Technical College

2nd row Officers: Melissa Burbage, CMA (AAMA) 2017-2018 SCSMA President and Sherri Dykes, CMA (AAMA), GXMO SCSMA 2017-2018 Speaker of the House


Scholarship Application & More Information 2018 SCSMA Bowl of Knowledge Winners