Who We Are
The School of Medical Transcription is dedicated to educating those
who wish to become medical transcriptionists. As a subsidiary of
a successful national medical transcription company , Transam Associates,
Inc., we know first hand what skills are necessary to succeed in
a career in this exciting and growing field. We consider The School
of Medical Transcription coupled with our training program as a
fast track to becoming a professional transcriptionist. No other
transcription training program even comes close to the amount of
support, training resources, flexibility, accessibility, or most
importantly, the value that we have to offer you.
Not only do we offer you the best value on the market but we are
absolutely invested in your success. Our parent company prides itself
on the quality of its transcription service. Their standard to be
hired is no more than one error per page, however the majority of
their transcriptionists presently working for their clients make
less than one error in 10 pages, and there are a few who average
less than one error in approximately 50 pages. The educational programs
that are offered here in the School of Medical Transcription as
well as the training program are designed to get you to that level.
Once you aspire to this level, with our online training program,
you can begin your new and exciting career working from the comfort
of your own home. With these skills you will be able to work for
almost any medical transcription company in the world. Transam Associates
has a growing base of doctors they provide service for and hires
students right out of its training program. No one else has as much
invested in the success of its students as we do. We welcome you
aboard and are here for any questions that you may have. We know
you will succeed in your new career as a medical transcriptionist.
Linda: Linda worked at the University of Colorado
Health Sciences Center School of Medicine for 20 years for various
professors who liked writing books and research articles and doing
unusual clinical cases. She worked for eight years for Dr. Charley
Smyth, cofounder of the National Arthritis Foundation who was awarded
a Presidential Commendation for establishing the Musculoskeletal
Division of the National Health Institutes. She also worked for
(and on occasion still does) Dr. Sterling G. West who was Consultant
to the Surgeon General and was awarded "Best Doctor" in
the United States and is author of the famous "Secrets"
book for rheumatology, Secrets of Rheumatology. Linda also had the
pleasure of working eight years for the late Jim Steigerwald, founder
of the Scleroderma Foundation. Another she worked for was Dr. William
Arend, the Editor of the Medical Journal, Arthritis and Rheumatism.
In addition was Dr. Richard Meehan who worked with NASA and sent
medical projects up on the Space Shuttles and satellite transmission
of surgeries. Linda has been working on a degree in computer information
services. She has taken a sabbatical because of Trans Am, although
is in the process of learning programming on her own.
" We both have special feelings for the transcriptionists
we work with, and have a very good rapport with our clients."
Alan: In earlier days Alan was a radio announcer.
Alan received degrees at two colleges in the Denver area, and also
did postgraduate work at Denver Seminary, does counseling, and a
lot of weddings. He is an ordained minister and is a certified Biblical
As Transam Associates grew Alan became more involved and and eventually
joined the company to help sustain its growth. He is an eternal
scholar and presently working on a degree in nonprofit business
Administration and Support
Anne: Anne has been with Transam almost since
the doors opened. She has been doing medical transcription for many
years and has been a mentor for both The School of Medical Transcription
and the Mentor Program since they both began. She receives great
joy in mentoring people and watching their progress through the
training process. She feels especially blessed when a person achieves
their goal and begins to work in the medical transcription field.
She is eager to work with you and nurture your progress through
The School of Medical Transcription.
Cordes: Cordes has been a part of The School of
Medical Transcription since its inception and has worked with Transam
for years. Cordes graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in business
management and informational technology. He has was a star instructor
for New Horizons, the largest computer training company in the world,
and a faculty member of the International Academy of Design and
Technology where he still serves on its board of advisors for degrees
in which he taught. Cordes is also frequently invited By the University
of South Florida to speak to its Graduate School of Education on
topics such as internet development. Cordes' work has been recognized
in Forbes "Best of the Web", PC Week "Fast Track
500", and by the Salvation Army of Florida.
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