We are the state level affiliate of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National organization that oversees the profession of Medical Assisting.


We serve as an information source and networking group dedicated to the occupation of Medical Assisting.


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Awards & Scholarships

Medical Assistant Of the Year: Rene Puetz CMA(AAMA) Lakeshore Chapter

The Medical Assistant of the year is a way to show appreciation for members who have given so much of their time, talent, and dedication to make our organization what it is today. The Medical Assistant helps us to share their accomplishments and give the Medical Assistants an opportunity to recognize those individuals and to show our gratitude

Rene Puetz is a dedicated Medical Assistant and plays a huge part of the Lakeshore Chapter and the WSMA. “I love taking care of people and this is what the Lord had planned for me. All of the other customer service Jobs I have had in the past prepared me for this Career.”

Rene has been married to her high school sweetheart for 38 years. They have two children, four grandchildren and two spoiled cats. Rene is a dedicated bookworm and has over 600 books on her kindle. Along with reading, Rene loves organizing, cleaning, and cooking. 


Professional Achievement Award: Michelle Olson CMA(AAMA) Lakeshore Chapter