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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Appoints John Butt Executive Director

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Butt as Executive Director. He is based in NIMAA’s Denver office. John brings 18 years of higher education experience, most recently as the Director of Digital Learning for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus. Previously, he served as Associate […]

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Receives $50K Award From Opportunity Now Colorado Grant Program

Funding To Expand Innovative Talent Initiatives Across Colorado The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $50,000 grant from the Opportunity Now Colorado Grant Program to support making NIMAA’s medical assistant training program more accessible to prospective students and clinical partners in rural communities. Opportunity Now Colorado

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Announces New Higher Education Partnerships to Expand Health Career Pathways for Medical Assistants in Colorado

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce new partnerships with Colorado Mountain College, Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College that will allow graduates from NIMAA’s medical assisting program to transfer seamlessly into an associate-level degree program in medical assisting at the school of their choosing. These articulation agreements,

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Celebrates Graduation of 10th Cohort

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to celebrate the graduation of its Fall 2022-2023 cohort, marking the 10th graduation since NIMAA was founded in 2016. Growing from two founding externship organizations, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) in Connecticut and Salud Family Health in Colorado, to partnering with over 50 clinical partners

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Community Health Center, Inc. and the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Celebrate One of the First Medical Assistants in Connecticut to Administer Vaccinations

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) and its founding externship partner Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) are pleased to announce that UpSkill NIMAA student and CHC Medical Assistant Stephanie Williams is one of the first MAs in Connecticut to administer a vaccination. Connecticut Medical Assistants became eligible to vaccinate effective October 1, 2022,

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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 National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Approved By Pennsylvania Department of Education, Now Eligible to Operate in 20 States

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce its approval to operate as a private licensed school in the state of Pennsylvania. This addition brings NIMAA one step closer to providing its innovative eight-month online education program for medical assistants across the United States. Founded by two community health centers, Community

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The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement Partners with Community College of Denver in Medical Assisting Articulation Agreement

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce its partnership with Community College of Denver (CCD). The newly developed articulation agreement allows graduates from NIMAA’s medical assisting program to transfer seamlessly into CCD’s associate of applied science (AAS) degree in medical assisting. This collaboration allows students who graduate from NIMAA’s eight-month

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