Medical Students, Residents and Fellows receive free membership! Complete this form or Contact Member Services.


Educational Resources contains videos and documents of information on How to Start Practice, Practice Profitability, the importance of liability insurance and much more.

Epocrates. and the Southern Medical Association are bringing SMA members 20% off Epocrates premium mobile and web-based clinical reference products, up to a $60 value. Now SMA members can get products such as the #1 rated Epocrates ® Essentials drug, disease and lab information at a
special rate.

SMA Bank of America® Credit Card.- Apply today for the SMA rewards credit card and you’ll receive competitive interest rates, a premier rewards program, and free access to a personal assistant via the MyConcierge service.

Members Save Big on - Save hundreds on your next computer or hardware purchase through SMA’s Physicians Purchasing Discount Program. Contact Vicki Johnson at or (800)423-4992 ext. 124 for additional information.

SMA Services, Inc., the wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Medical Association has many insurance and retirement options available.

 Term Life – SMA offers up to $100,000 in coverage without evidence of insurability to all new joining residents or 1st / 2nd year practicing physicians joining the Southern Medical Association for 31 days from the date of your membership application. SMA also offers up to $2,000,000 in Term Life coverage that you may apply for should you desire more than the $100,000 (amounts over $100,000 are subject to underwriting). You may also apply for up to ½ your total coverage for your spouse and $7,500 for each dependent child.

Group and Individual Long Term Disability – SMA offers up to $3,000 per month in disability benefits (subject to salary requirements). This coverage will pay a benefit to you if an unexpected accident or illness prevents you from performing the duties of your own occupation. Coverage is also available up to $20,000 per month with evidence of insurability.

For additional information or questions regarding the insurance products above, contact Wendy Erhart at or 800-423-4992, ext. 150. For additional insurance and retirement products, visit

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