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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.

The Psychological Effects of Treating Highly Contagious Diseases

As news of the Ebola virus splashes across the television in homes around the world, many people may fear for […]

2014 Medical Student Scholarship Awarded

Nathanial Nolan a third-year medical student from the University of Missouri School of Medicine was awarded the 2014 SMA Alliance […]

SMA Installs New President

The Southern Medical Association (SMA) is proud to announce the installation of Mark S. Williams, MD, MBA, JD, CPE as […]