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Established in 1906, and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Medical Association is a non-profit, physician-led, multispecialty medical association committed to promoting the health of patients through physician advocacy and a culture of leadership which enhances professional development. SMA is dedicated to promoting and supporting physicians as leaders within the healthcare delivery and reform movements. Physicians are the ultimate patient advocate and have a deep commitment to their patients’ health, well-being, and safety. SMA supports physicians with informational and educational programs as tools to allow physicians to articulate and advocate for their profession and their patients.

A Disaster Cocktail: The Weak Economy, a Porous Southern Border, and a Growing Islamic State

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” – President Thomas Jefferson. (vig·i·lant/adjective – keeping careful watch for possible danger or […]

Dr. William Beanes and the Star Spangled Banner

Last Saturday, September 13, 2014, marked the 200th anniversary of America’s National Anthem.  Had it not been for the actions […]

Disability Insurance for Homemakers Now Available

Well, it’s finally here. Often the role of the homemaker is understated and undervalued. We want to recognize the contributions of […]