Whatcom Chapter Meeting

Our meeting are normally 1 hour from 6:30-7:30 pm and then business meeting 7:30-8:30 every third Tuesday of the month (except December, July, and August)
The location for all meetings is:
475 Stuart Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
Stay tuned for more information.

NANCY FORTIN SCHOLARSHIP Deadline is TODAY!!!

NANCY FORTIN SCHOLARSHIP

“A QUALITY MEDICAL ASSISTING EDUCATION IS AN INVESTMENT IN A REWARDING CAREER”

FACTS YOU WILL WANT TO KNOW:

The Nancy Fortin Scholarship Program is supported by contributions from members and a portion of the proceeds of the Washington State Society Annual Meeting.

The amount of the scholarship is $500.00 for an academic year.

Only those individuals committed to a medical assisting career with a goal of achieving American Association of Medical Assistants certification are eligible to apply.

Applicant must be currently enrolled in an AAMA CAAHEP accredited program in Washington State.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of interest, need and aptitude. The WSSMA executive committee will make their selection based on the committee’s recommendation.

Applicants will be notified by mail of the action taken by the scholarship and executive committees.

 


Special Bonus Awards:

A one-year student membership in the AAMA, WSSMA and a local Chapter.

Special guest at the President’s Luncheon of the WSSMA Annual Conference in May.


DIRECTIONS:

Please complete, attach and mail the following requested information to:

Nancy Fortin Scholarship, 38015 Teel Hill Road N.  Davenport, WA 99122

Please include:

  1. The attached completed application.
  2. Your Personal Summary (see last page) on a separate sheet.
  3. Transcript of grades from high school, college and/or vocational institute.
  4. The first two pages of your most recent IRS return (list only last 4 digits Social Security Number)
  5. A letter of recommendation from a medical assisting educator in your medical assisting program.

 

If you have any questions/concerns about the scholarship, please contact:

Lori VanLith, CMA (AAMA) @ memalvl@nwi.net  include NFS in the subject line.

 

Whatcom Chapter Meeting

Our meeting are normally 1 hour from 6:30-7:30 pm and then business meeting 7:30-8:30 every third Tuesday of the month (except December, July, and August)
The location for all meetings is:
475 Stuart Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
Stay tuned for more information.

UW Medicine will be hosting job fairs and open houses on respective campuses on September 15th for UWMC and October 6th for HMC.

UW Medicine will be hosting job fairs and open houses on respective campuses on September 15th for UWMC and October 6th for HMC. This is a free event and parking will be paid for. This Job Fair is a great opportunity for students, alumni, Medical Assistants, and Certified Nursing Assistants to:

  • Network and interview with Nurse Managers, Hiring Managers, CNA/MA Staff, Recruiters
  • Tourclinics and inpatient areas
  • Exploretraining and career advancement opportunities with multidisciplinary teams
  • Learnwhat it’s like to provide exceptional care

 

We would really appreciate it if you could help spread the word to your networks, students, alumni, MAs, CNAs, and anyone who may benefit from this event. I’ve attached registration details below. Please feel free to reach out with any questions. It should be a fun event!

FLYERS located on the WSSMA Home page

Harborview Medical Center Job Fair – Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 AM

Register Online at harborviewjobfair.eventbrite.com or HMC REGISTER HERE