The BUSINESS of Medicine Simplified will provide a fundamental knowledge base that explores the basics of starting and running a successful medical practice. With the country’s move to value-based care, which requires increased scrutiny of healthcare costs and quality, taking a business approach to medicine is required.
Stanley Harris, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate International Programs
and Luck Professor in the Harbert College of Business
Jeff Gorke, MBA
Stout Healthcare and Consulting
Reza Sadeghian, MD, MBA, MSc, FAAP
Council for Clinical Information & Technology
The SMA Southern Regional Assembly brings together physicians from across the Southeast who are passionate about improving their medical practice and the quality of patient care through multidisciplinary, interprofessional education.
Schedule of Events
Join old friends and meet new ones as Thursday, June 27 begins at 6:00 pm with the keynote address on Leadership followed by a Welcome Dinner from 7:00-8:30 pm. The dinner and reception will be held in the Hospitality Area with exhibitors and friends in attendance.
Friday, June 28 highlights the work of medical students and young physicians. The day includes oral and poster abstract presentations, a Deans' Forum, and a Mentoring Luncheon for collaboration and sharing of knowledge. Continue the collegiality with a reception at 7:00.
Saturday, June 29 features the BUSINESS of Medicine Simplified. From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, learn from Jeff Gorke and Dr. Sadeghian ways to simplify the business of your medical practice.
Health Information Technology
Hot Topics in the Business of Medicine
Insurance and Risk Management
Contracting and Reimbursement