Mission/Vision

Mission

The Southern Medical Association promotes the health of patients through advocacy, leadership, education, and service.

What We Value

Advocacy
Leadership
Collegiality
Innovation

What We Believe

Physicians must be advocates for their patients and provide the leadership necessary to promote better health care in their communities;

Education and scholarly interactions must be conducted in a collegial, supportive environment;

Collaboration and innovation in health care delivery will best serve our patients as we work together to attain optimal health.

Our Vision

The Southern Medical Association will be the preferred association for physicians and health professionals, and will be recognized for advocacy on key practice issues including leadership development for physicians, multi-specialty and interdisciplinary education and training, and innovative health care delivery models and services that improve quality and access to care.