A Committee on Accreditation (CoA) of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Surveyor Events and Announcements

Writing Rationales, Varied dates 

All Site Surveyors are required to participate in a Virtual in-person webinar focused on writing rationales under the 2022 Standards and Guidelines. You can choose one of the following times to attend the webinars, as the content is the same in all three.  Clicking on the date will lead you to the Registration.  

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 2:00 pm -3:30 pm EASTERN

Friday, May 19, 2023, 1:00 – 2:30  EASTERN

Thursday, May 25, 2023, 2:00 – 3:30 EASTERN

Surveyor Applications Accepted, Due Date: May 5, 2023

MAERB will start accepting applications now, with a deadline for May 5, 2023, for volunteers to serve as MAERB Site Surveyors for site visits beginning in January 2024.  Program Directors of CAAHEP-accredited medical assisting programs are invited to apply; in addition, we ask you to share this information with faculty, administrators, medical assisting practitioners, and physicians, as they are also eligible to apply.  You can download the application. Please send it to Bethany Steigenga ( by May 5, 2023.

Surveyor Training Workshop, September 25, 2023

MAERB will be holding a Surveyor Training workshop on Monday, September 25, 2023, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the AAMA Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL.  Attendance is by invitation only, and more details will be forthcoming for how to apply to serve as a Site Surveyor in April 2023. 

Program Events and Announcements

Self-Study Workshop, 2022 Standards and Guidelines
Friday, September 22, 2023, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

AAMA Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL

MAERB will be conducting a Self-Study Workshop at the AAMA Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL.  The Self-Study Workshop is an in-depth educational seminar focused on helping programs prepare for the comprehensive site-survey.  This Self-Study workshop will be based on the 2022 Standards and Guidelines, and it is designed for Program Directors or other institutional representatives who have a site visit in 2024 and beyond.  Registration details have been sent to Program Directors with visits in 2024, 2025, and 2026.