Membership in the Southern Medical Association (SMA)

Join Southern Medical Association

Medical Student

Students actively pursuing a medical degree.


Resident Physician

Physicians on assignment in a residency program.


SMA Alliance

Spouses of Healthcare Professionals.


Healthcare Management

Administrators of practices of all sizes.


Allied Health Professional

Multidisciplinary healthcare providers.


Physician MD/DO

Practicing physicians of all specialties.


Benefits of SMA Membership

Southern Medical Journal

Online access to the official, peer-reviewed journal of the SMA.

  • Multidisciplinary, interprofessional clinical articles
  • Articles focus on clinical issues in all specialties and disciplines in medicine
  • More than a century of serving the clinical educational needs of healthcare providers
  • Well respected, highly regarded expert reviewers and editorial boards

Online CME

Online access to enduring CME material.

  • Complimentary access to Course Catalog
  • Online access 24/7
  • Over 60+ credit hours worth of topics
  • Online Courses make it easy to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

AirMed Traveler Program

FREE AirMed Air Ambulatory Service

  • As an SMA dues paying member, you are automatically enrolled in the AirMed Traveler program at no cost to you.
  • Additionally, AirMed offers an SMA Family Upgrade Option at the greatly discounted rate of only $195. That's a savings of nearly 50% off retail prices and true peace of mind for you and your family.

Insurance Programs

Access to exclusive, members only, insurance programs.

  • Dental (Group and Individual)
  • Vision (Group and Individual)
  • Medial Malpractice Insurance
  • Identity Theft
  • Cyber Liability
  • Individual Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Group and Individual)
  • Air Ambulatory Insurance
  • Retirement (401k and IRA)
  • and much more!

Membership Discounts

Negotiated discounts to save you money on products and services.

  • LendKey - All applicants are welcome, but SMA Members get a $500 sign-up bonus when refinancing their student loans with LendKey!
  • Epocrates -  Receive a 20% discount on Epocrates Plus License for 6 months, a premium mobile and web based clinical reference products
  • Service First Rewards Visa - Get 1% Cash back and support SMA
  • Dell® Computers - Save on your next computer or hardware purchase []
  • Secure Electronic Payments - Save up to $325 on payment processing from TSYS®
  • Magazine Subscriptions - Save up to 50% on popular magazine subscriptions

SMA Connect

SMA members gain a powerful resource by which members can connect, exchange knowledge and share solutions.

  • Stay connected “from a distance”;
  • Keep the conversation going and start discussions;
  • Share documents and share events within communities;
  • Stay connected on the go with our FREE SMA mobile app;
  • Member exclusive online community.