Growing careers in medical / healthcare field. Terrific infographic from Westwood College.

If you’re thinking about a career in medical or healthcare field, you’re in the right place! The infographic below from Westwood College highlights some of the growing careers in these fields. To learn more about growing medical and healthcare related fields, contact AHDPG.

Growing-Careers-In-Healthcare-Infographic–Wetswood College

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Interested in becoming a Clinical Medical Assistant?

Some of the best long term careers are in the medical field. If you are looking for something that does not take years of medical school, how about starting off your new career as a Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA)?  Clinical Medical Assistants are an important part of the healthcare industry and are an in demand profession.  Medical Assistants perform different tasks such as taking vital signs, assisting doctors with patients, administering shots and phlebotomy. Medical Assistants also help perform other tasks such as working with the EMR (electronic medical record), as well as other administrative duties. Doctors rely on Medical Assistants to gain as much information on a patient so that they can deliver the best care to their patients.

What does it take to be a good CMA?

Multitasking skills a MUST! A good Medical Assistant must be able to do several things at once. You should feel confident that this is something you’re good at.


Caring about the welfare of people is essential. You will be dealing people on a daily basis and usually people who are not feeling well. A sympathetic  ear and just knowing someone cares about their concerns is one quality that makes a great medical assistant!


Must be comfortable with medical situations. If you are person that cannot handle the site of blood, needles bother you or are sensitive to certain smells, becoming a medical assistant maybe the wrong career path for you.

Being Comfortable

Doctors offices, clinics, hospitals are just a few places a medical assistant can work. The job outlook for medical assistants is expected to grow 29 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations*.

Clinical Medical Assistants are an important part of the growing healthcare industry. Maybe now is best time to get the training necessary to start a career in this exciting field, what are your thoughts on Clinical Medical Assistants? Do you have what it takes?

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

As electronic health records grow, so does demand for medical scribes.

Crain’s Detroit Business
By Darius Tahir, Modern Healthcare

The old saw about technology says it destroys jobs in some sectors and creates new ones in others.

But the adage probably couldn’t have predicted the case of electronic health records and the growing number of medical scribes who work with them. Even as EHR use increases, so do the number of scribes manually recording their information.  Read the full article >>>

Check out the medical scribe training program at AHDPG! Get prepared for this growth!

Happy Thanksgiving and Many Thanks from AHDPG

This is the time of year when we give thanks for the wonderful gifts that we have been given, the experiences we have treasured, the people who have changed our lives. This year AHDPG would like to give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. Among those blessings are our students. Our students are at the heart of everything we do here at AHDPG. We would also like to give thanks to our employees who have worked so hard to help our business thrive. Without your commitment, creativity, and high standards, we would not be the company we are.

We are very grateful for your efforts.

In this time of gratitude, we give thanks. We value you and appreciate your confidence in us. Counting you among our AHDPG family is something for which we are especially grateful.

AHDPG would like to wish you a Thanksgiving filled with abundance and bright moments.


He who thanks but with the lips

Thanks but in part;

The full, the true Thanksgiving

Comes from the heart.

~J.A. Shedd