Membership in the Southern Medical Association (SMA)

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Medical Student

Students actively pursuing a medical degree.



Physicians on assignment in a residency program.



Spouses of Healthcare Professionals.



Administrators of practices of all sizes.


Allied Health

Multidisciplinary healthcare providers.



Practicing physicians of all specialties.

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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.

  • Group Life
    $150,000 Group Term Life Insurance without evidence of insurability (as long as you are under age 65 and working full time) Guaranteed Issue (no underwriting required)
  • Group Long-Term, Short-Term Disability
    $1,000 Group Long Term Disability Insurance without evidence of insurability (as long as you are under age 65 and working full time). Guaranteed Issue (no underwriting required)
  • Group AD&D
  • Group Dental
  • Group Vision
  • Group Hospital Indemnity

Membership Discounts

Negotiated discounts to save you money on products and services.

  • Epocrates -  Receive a 20% discount on Epocrates 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.
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