AAMA | Advance to AAMA Fellow |


Candidates may select from 4 alternatives to attain Fellow status: (Please note that if you have your FAAMA or FACCP you will need to see further instruction on the application.) 

  • Documentation of personal achievements to equal 35 points through a combination of formal education, continuing education, organizational and professional service
  • Original Fellowship thesis of graduate school quality
  • Case studies for 12 points each to a total of 35 points
  • 35 points through the combination of case studies and personal achievements

Other requirements:

  • AAMA membership requirements: See application for full details
  • Six years experience in healthcare management or education
  • “Application for Advancement” materials including Personal Achievements Documentation (PAD) form
  • $250 advancement fee
  • Attendance at one AAMA Annual Conference (may include conference at which candidate is to advance)

Detailed advancement criteria available. Download the AAMA Advancement Application and Personal Achievements Documentation (PAD form  (PDF)

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AAMA recognizes advancing members at its Annual Conference. These advancing members were recognized by their peers and received the symbols of their achievements.

Fellow of American Academy of Medical Administrators (FAAMA)


Steven Bailey

Jeffrey C. Ball

Allison W. Bowden

Blake D. Brewer

Peter G. Brewer

Xavier Bruce

Pedro Burton-Taylor

Christopher A. Dun

Jason D. Eitutis

Patricia D. Fowler

Angel Gonzalez

Freddie E. Jenkins

Mark T. Joczik

Sally A. Kelly-Rank

Jill Kovacevich

Karen A. McGlynn

Daniel P. Zablotsky


C. Ross Berry

Willie J. Brown

James J. Carroll

Jennifer H. Garrison

Frederick H. Grantham

Shaundra D. Knight

Vicky M. Kramer

Lisa A. Moore

Alisha N. Smith

Erica L. Thompson