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Letter to the Editor

On Aristotle and Upper Leveling

Benjamin W. Frush, MD, MA

Original Article

Pediatric Providers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, and Barriers to Firearms Safety Counseling

Avni M. Bhalakia, MD, Annalyn DeMello, MPH, RN, Kristen Beckworth, MPH, Brittany Johnson, MD, Bindi Naik-Mathuria, MD, MPH

Original Article

Association between Opioids Prescribed to Medical Inpatients with Pain and Long-Term Opioid Use

Kaitlin E. Keenan, MD, Michael B. Rothberg, MD, MPH, Shoshana J. Herzig, MD, MPH, Simon Lam, PharmD, BCPS, Vicente Velez, MD, Kathryn A. Martinez, PhD, MPH

Letter to the Editor

On “On Aristotle and Upper Leveling”

G. Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, D Bioethics

Original Article

CME Article: Sugammadex Reduces PACU Recovery Time after Abdominal Surgery Compared with Neostigmine

Jin Deng, MS, Maha Balouch, MA, Michael Albrink, MD, Enrico M. Camporesi, MD

Original Article

National Resident Matching Program Rank Order and Performance in an Internal Medicine Residency

George D. Everett, MD, MS, Edward Maharam, MD, Fanchao, Yi MS

Original Article

Health Disparities of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Texas, March–July 2020

Christy Xavier, MS, PharmD, Rafia S. Rasu, MPharm, PhD

Original Article

Do We Know Where They Go? Obtaining Travel History in Pediatric Patients

Pranaya H. Chilukuri, MD, MPH, Mary Orr, MD, MPH, Shaundra Blakemore, MD, Meghan E. Hofto, MD, MPH


Preparing Health Professions Students to Serve Southern Rural Communities in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond: A Model for Interprofessional Online Telehealth Education

Teri Browne, PhD, Selina H. McKinney, PhD, Lauren Duck, MPH, Elizabeth W. Blake, PharmD, Beverly Baliko, PhD, Sara English, PhD, Rebecca Christopher, MSW

Original Article

CME Article: Trends in Incidence and Mortality Rates of Uterine Cancer in Kentucky

Matthew R. Nichols, MD, Jeremy T. Gaskins, PhD, Daniel S. Metzinger, MD, Sarah L. Todd, MD, Harriet B. Eldredge-Hindy, MD, Scott R. Silva, MD, PhD


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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