National Medical Staff Services AwarEness Week


November 4-10, 2018

In 1992, President George Bush signed Congressional House Joint Resolution #399 proclaiming the first week in November as National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week. Since then, NAMSS has partnered with hospitals, MCOs, doctor’s offices, university health systems, and government agencies to promote awareness of the medical services professional (MSP). 

NEW! Read the State of the Profession Report


Fast Facts on the Medical Services Profession                                                                                                                                                            

This easy-to-read fact sheet summarizes the recently-released State of the Medical Services Profession Report and serves as a quick-reference guide when advocating for your career. Download the fact sheet and use the information when defining your role, requesting funding or support, and discussing the importance of your department with colleagues.

Click Here to Download the Fact Sheet


National Association Medical Staff Services Awareness Week Tool Kit

NAMSS has put together a tool kit for National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week that includes: a video of what medical staff managment is and what MSPs do, a downloadable poster, sample press release, sample newsletter article, ideas on celebrating National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week, and a fact sheet to share with fellow colleagues.

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Please note: Some files are large due to extensive graphics and may take a long time to download. To aid in file download, we recommend scrolling over the item you wish to download, right click that item, and save it to your computer's hard drive.

NAMSS Medical Staff Services Awareness Week Photo Contest 

Showcase your facility within the NAMSS community and heighten awareness of MSPs at the same time! NAMSS is now accepting entries for the 2018 National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week photo contest.

NAMSS invites you to submit a photo that celebrates medical staff and credentialing services professionals in the healthcare community. NAMSS will select one photo to display on this year’s National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week poster, which will be included in Synergy and available to download online. 

This year, NAMSS encourages you to be creative and submit a photo representing the chosen theme for 2018: "Innovation". Show us how you and your team are innovating the Medical Staff Services profession! Find out more information about the contest here

Submission deadline for the NAMSS Week Photo Contest has passed. 


Download the 2017 Poster!


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