The American Association of Medical Assistants Installs New President for 2023-2024

Nationally recognized medical assistant organization announces Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), as the new president

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The American Association of Medical Assistants® (AAMA) installed Monica Case, CMA (AAMA), as the 2023-2024 AAMA President in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, at the 67th AAMA Annual Conference. In this capacity, President Case, a resident of Harrison, Tennessee, represents medical assistants and CMAs (AAMA)® across the nation.

Medical assisting is one of the nation’s careers growing much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employers are seeking and recruiting these allied health professionals because of their uniquely diverse clinical and administrative patient-centered training.

“It is an honor to serve as the AAMA President and represent this association, profession and medical assistants nationwide during a time of great change and innovation in the healthcare environment,” says Case. “The CMA (AAMA) sets the bar for medical assisting excellence and plays an integral role in the health care delivery team due to the unique blend of competence, knowledge and versatility. My goal is to spread awareness of the medical assisting profession and the vital part in quality health care and patient safety we provide now and in the future.”

Case brings a great deal of experience to her office. She graduated from the Chattanooga State Community College medical assisting program in 1987 and currently serves on the advisory board. She has worked as a CMA (AAMA) for more than 35 years. For the past 32 years, she has worked for Chattanooga Family Practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she is currently the quality care coordinator and clinical lead. 

Case has served in many capacities for the AAMA, including 2022-2023 Vice President, 2021-2022 Speaker of the House, 2018-2021 Vice Speaker of the House and 2016-2018 Trustee. From 2022 to 2023, she chaired the Annual Conference Committee, Marketing Strategy Team and Maxine Williams Scholarship Committee and served as a member of the Awards Committee, CASAT-FASD and the Partnership Task Force and Advisory Task Force. Since 1999, she has also served as chair or member of many other AAMA committees, strategy teams and task forces, including Membership Development, Strategic Issues Planning, Leadership Development, Bylaws and Resolutions, HOD Minutes, Documents, Research and Development and Career Professional Development. Case has also served as president of the Tennessee Society of Medical Assistants and the Chattanooga Chapter of Medical Assistants. 


The American Association of Medical Assistants®, the only organization in the world devoted exclusively to the medical assisting profession, was established in 1956 and serves the interests of more than 92,000 medical assisting professionals. The American Association of Medical Assistants provides quality resources and educational opportunities for medical assistants by offering certification, advocacy for quality patient-centered health care, credential acknowledgment and scope-of-practice protection. For more information, visit

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