About MGMA

MGMA helps medical group practices succeed

We are the leading association for medical practice executives and leaders. We provide the networking, education, advocacy, tools and resources to build strong practices that deliver the best possible patient care. MGMA strives to:

  • Create strong, dynamic, successful practices that meet the needs of today’s patients.
  • Identify the industry issues that will affect our members and their practices — both positively and negatively — and advocate for their success.
  • Advance the profession of medical group management and deliver skilled leaders through its professional certification.

The Association works with its affiliates and industry corporate supporters, as well as 50 state chapters, to bring members crucial information and resources they need to be successful in a growing healthcare market . 


Our brand story

Our new brand is more than a change in our logo and tagline. It symbolizes how MGMA has built on its legacy to become more proactive, focused on member value, progressive and innovative.



Benefits to members and medical practices

From industry data to board certification, MGMA offers an array of resources to members and medical practices. 



About Membership

Through its national membership and 50 state affiliates, MGMA represents more than 33,000 medical practice administrators and executives.


About Medical Practice Management

Beyond the exam room: An inside look at a medical group practice.




For 87 years, the Association has delivered networking, professional education and resources and political advocacy for medical practice management.

1883: Charles and William Mayo join their father’s practice in Rochester, Minn., forming first physician group practice.
1908: Mayo Clinic hires Harry J. Harwick, one of the first-ever practice administrators.
1926: First Annual Conference of Clinical Managers. What is now the MGMA Annual Conference has been held annually since then.
1963: The name was changed to the Medical Group Management Association in 1963 to reflect the diverse management roles found in group practice.
1998: ACMPE Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management developed (ACMPE is the certification division of MGMA).
2011: Members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) voted to merge to form a new association.
2013: MGMA launches new brand.


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