At Vanderbilt, medical assistants are a vital part of the healthcare delivery team.  Medical assistants are trained to work in various capacities, including front office duties and direct patient care.  At Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and specifically in the Vanderbilt clinics known collectively as Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG), and Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center (CHOC), medical assistants are mostly utilized in direct patient care. It is essential the medical assistant is certified or registered, depending on their chosen certifying organization from the five organizations VUMC approved certifying organizations. 

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