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Original Article

CME Article: Prevalence of, Qualities, and Barriers Associated with Mentoring Relationships from Medical Students’ Perspective: A Multi-Institutional Cross-Sectional Study

Andrew Sephien, MD, Leigh Hatch, MD, Jordan Karsch, MD, Karim Hanna, MD, Ambuj Kumar, MD, Danielle Gulick, PhD

Original Article

Body Image and Sexual Function Improve after Both Myomectomy and Hysterectomy for Symptomatic Fibroids

Julie Klock, MS, Ankitha Radakrishnan, BA, Megan Ada Runge, MS, David Aaby, MS, Magdy P. Milad, MD, MS

Original Article

A Virtual Wellness and Learning Communities Program for Medical Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Carolyn G. Ahlers, MD, Victoria Lawson, BA, Jaclyn Lee, MD, Cooper March, BS, Jacob Schultz, MD, Katherine Anderson, MA, Maya Neeley, MD, Amy E. Fleming, MD, Brian C. Drolet, MD

Original Article

Association of Obesity on Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Ché Matthew Harris, MD, MS, Scott Mitchell Wright, MD

Review Article

COVID-19 Legacy

Amit P. Ladani, MD, Muruga Loganathan, MD, Murali K. Kolikonda, MD, Steven Lippmann, MD

Letter to the Editor

Narrative Medicine in the Time of Pandemics: A Brief Course for Third-Year Medical Students

Sarah E. Stumbar, MD, MPH, Marquita Samuels, MBA, Suzanne Minor, MD


Blending Virtual and In-Person Simulation Encounters to Teach Clinical Skills to Preclerkship Medical Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Danielle E. Weber, MD, MEd, Anne Kalscheuer, MHA, Jacqueline Fiore, BS, Diana Soto Contreras, BA, Vickie Symmes, , Matthew Kelleher, MD, MEd

Original Article

Lower Intent to Comply with COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations Correlates to Higher Disease Burden in Following 30 Days

Robert P. Lennon, MD, JD, Aleksandra E. Zgierska, MD, PhD, Erin L. Miller, BS, Bethany Snyder, MPH, Aparna Keshaviah, ScM, Xindi C. Hu, ScD, Hanzhi Zhou, PhD, Lauren Jodi Van Scoy, MD

Original Article

A High-Value Care Curriculum Using Individual and Group Structured Reflection

Vanessa Ford, MD, Helena Frischtak, MD, Joesph R. Wiencek, PhD, Andrew S. Parsons, MD, MPH

Original Article

Prevalence of Planned Abdominal Binder Use after Vaginal Delivery

Anita Madison, MD, MPH, Leah Bryan, MD, Laura Faye Gephart, MD

Original Article

Factors Associated with Acceptance of Repeat MCAT Test Takers into a West Virginian Allopathic Medical School

Manuel C. Vallejo, MD, DMD, Lauren M. Wamsley, MPH, Christa L. Lilly, PhD, Emily K. Nease, MD, Linda S. Nield, MD

Original Article

Predicting Concussion Recovery with PHQ-9 and GAD-7

Dusty Marie Narducci, MD, Byron Moran, MD, Eric Coris, MD, Athanasios Tsalatsanis, PhD, Ian Graulich, ATC, Gianluca Del Rossi, PhD

Review Article

Management of Muscle Spasms in Adult Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Samuel Korntner, , Catherine Elko, , Linda Edwards, MD, Rafik Jacob, MD


Physicians’ Role in the COVID-19 Infodemic: A Reflection

Sydney B. Blankenship, BS, Mariko Nakano-Okuno, PhD, Rocksheng Zhong, MD, MHS

Original Article

CME Article: Clinical Outcomes of Noninvasive Ventilation in Asthma, Bronchiectasis, and Other COPD

Christopher Nemeh, MD, Deepa Dongarwar, MS, Emmanuella Oguduwa, BS, Hamisu M. Salihu, MD, PhD, Jairo Barrantes Perez, MD


SMA also has online courses and lectures for credit available directly through our website. CME available 24/7. No cost to members.

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SMA provides podcasts that are free audio interviews with leaders in medicine related to clinical and non-clinical topics. Also offer CME for certain podcasts.

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This page highlights oral and poster abstracts presented during SMA events including the Annual Scientific Assembly, Southern Region Burn, and more!

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