Intern/Resident Membership Benefits
Intern/Resident/Fellow membership provides physicians-in-training the opportunity to learn more about the business of medicine and all that membership in organized medicine offers to physicians. It also provides new physicians with an active voice in the decision making process of the association.Intern/Resident/Fellow membership is FREE to all physicians who are actively enrolled in postgraduate residency programs or fellowships. Simply complete a short application and you then you will go through the same approval process as an actively practicing member. By allowing Interns/Residents/Fellows the chance to become involved in our organizations early in their careers we hope to develop a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship over the career life of the member.
Student Membership Benefits
The Memphis Medical Society and Tennessee Medical Association provide student members with many of the same benefits as actively practicing physicians. Both the MMS and TMA lobby on behalf of medical students regarding policies that will affect the funding of residency programs and help alleviate medical education debt, among others.
Through the MMS and TMA, the American Medical Association (AMA) provides student members with print and online subscriptions to the Journal of the American Medical Association (a $660 value) Medical Student JAMA Online and the option to receive American Medical News (a $140 value). Students also receive a free copy of Stedman’s Concise Medical Dictionary (a $35 value).
The AMA’s Fellowship and Residency Interactive Database is also available to students to learn about all accredited residency programs in the country, a valuable tool for your next career step. Members can receive free mailing labels for 30 accredited U.S. residency-training programs of their choice. Also, students can receive housing during their residency interviews through the AMA Alliance’s Community Welcoming Program.