South African Medical Association

Professional Services

We deliver a professional offering customised for every stage of the medical practitioner’s journey; ensuring that they have all the information they need to thrive in the workplace, to master their personal development and be victorious.

Legal Services

We provide trusted expert legal advice and services to members when they need it most. Our legal experts effectively advocate for our members and the medical profession in regulatory and health policy matters.


Educational & Professional Advancement

Our professional advancement solutions and programmes are designed to support lifelong learning. Considering the continuing professional development needs of our members, we provide high-quality academic journals for all healthcare professionals to stay current and to continuously improve the delivery of care they provide.

Networking & Association

We provide our members with an opportunity to be associated with an esteemed and thriving association that enhances professional collaboration and the progression of critical issues in the profession.



Running a successful Private Practice requires strong entrepreneurial skills – an area that can be complex as doctors are largely training medical skills. SAMA plays a critical role in offering the resources and support to members in starting up, running, and winding down a private practice. Support is provided on choosing the best sources of capital and options to start up a practice, business development and growth opportunities, revenue and debt collection management, among other areas that support a successful practice.

Medical Practitioner’s Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub is an abundant source of global medical industry knowledge and practices. It connects members to relevant, up-to-date professional development resources for the growth of their professional advancement.

Lifestyle Benefits

SAMA stays aligned to our members wants and needs by constantly evaluating the changing landscape and structure our offering and support by designing relevant ancillary benefits customised to every stage of the medical journey.

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Member Journey

SAMJ February 2024
Insider Dec/Jan 2023/24
SAJBL December 2023