How to Advance Professionally Through AAMA
- Gain recognition for your skills, knowledge and professional accomplishments
- Attain a level of verified prominence in the healthcare field
- Accomplish a high level of excellence as an administrator in a major decision making role
- Commit to excellence in healthcare delivery
Overview of Professional Advancement Options
Start here to review all the credentialing options available to AAMA members. Determine which credential best meets your needs and will help you grow professionally.
Advance to FELLOW of the Academy
This is your opportunity as a member to demonstrate your voluntary commitment to our profession. Through education and research or participation, Academy members are recognized as Fellows and attain a level of recognized prominence in the healthcare field.
Achieve DIPLOMATE status
Diplomate status is available only to AAMA Fellows. This is not an award or membership category, but a status. The title of Diplomate is bestowed to indicate achievement of true excellence within healthcare administration.
Earn the CAAMA credential (Credentialed by the American Academy of Medical Administrators)
Demonstrate your advanced knowledge of healthcare administration and earn the right to use the CAAMA designation by passing the CAAMA examination. The CAAMA designation is maintained by recredentialing every three (3) years.
Advance to ACCP Fellow
Members of the American College of Contingency Planners may be eligible for ACCP Fellow status (FACCP). Attain a level of verified prominence in the field of contingency planning through education, participation.
Advance to ACCA Fellow
Members of the American College of Cardiovascular Administrators may be eligible for ACCA Fellow status (FACCA). Attain a level of verified prominence in the field of cardiovascular administration through education, participation and experience.