Healthcare Workforce Development Advocacy and NIMAA

By Elena Thomas Faulkner, NIMAA CEO In February, Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper invited NIMAA to provide testimony at a hearing on the revitalization and diversification of the health care workforce. The senator’s invitation was a welcome opportunity to deliver two messages that are core to NIMAA’s mission and goals: medical assistants (and other allied health …

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NIMAA to Receive $450K from FY22 Congressional Appropriations

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce it will receive $450,000 in federal funding as part of the recently enacted Omnibus Appropriations bill. NIMAA is one of many Community Funding Project (CPF) recipients put forth by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Sen. John Hickenlooper, and Sen. Michael Bennet. The funds will …

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NIMAA Curriculum Director Susan Klos Receives Master Teacher Award from Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce that NIMAA Curriculum Director and Lead Instructor Susan Klos has been named the 2022 Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) Master Teacher. The Master Teacher Award recognizes best practices in teaching in the nursing and allied health disciplines. NIMAA is a fully …

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NIMAA Approved to Offer Federal Financial Aid to Eligible Students

Title IV Approval Allows NIMAA Students to Access Pell Grants The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce its approval to participate in the Federal Student Aid Program (FSA). The FSA program is designed to provide financial assistance needed to attend post-secondary institutions like NIMAA. Participation in the FSA program will …

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The Spirit of Transparency: A Conversation with NIMAA Externship Partner Chicago Family Health Center

“We want to consider ourselves not only in the community, but we are part of the community. Everyone who walks into the door, you see them as yourself,” says Pasue Mahan, Senior Clinic Manager, Chicago Family Health Center NIMAA is proud to partner with healthcare organizations that share our vision of transparent and accessible pathways …

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