Dr. Richard Leggett Named SMA Education Committee Co-Chair

June 10, 2024 // Southern Medical Association

The Southern Medical Association (SMA) is pleased to announce that Richard Leggett, MD, has been named Co-Chair of the Association’s Education Committee.

Dr. Leggett currently serves as a core faculty member with the Lewis-Gale Medical Center GME-Psychiatry program in Salem, Virginia, where he assists in the recruitment and training of general psychiatry residents. His special interests include cross-cultural and spiritual issues in psychiatry.

A member of SMA since 1988, Dr. Leggett joined the Education Committee in 2021 and has presented webinars on achieving balance in the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual areas of life. He has also been actively involved in the question development for SMA's SMArt Bowl, a medical trivia competition for medical students and residents held at the Annual Scientific Assembly.

Dr. Leggett looks forward to his new role as the Education Committee continues to develop relevant educational programs, foster learning across specialties and disciplines, and contribute to the field of medicine. "I consider it an honor to serve alongside Dr. Garriss and the rest of this wonderful Committee."

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