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    Dear SMA Member, We have an exciting schedule of activities planned for SMA's upcoming virtual Southern Regional Assembly, taking place October 9-10 , and we hope you will join us from the comfort of your home or office! Highlights Include: ...

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    In accordance with SMA corporate Bylaws, this is your invitation to attend the annual shareholders business meeting of the Southern Medical Association taking place virtually on October 9-10 . There will be two business sessions. We also hope you will ...

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  • The article, “Proportion and Characterization of Co-infections of HIV and Hepatitis C or Hepatitis B among People with HIV in Alabama, 2007–2016”, which published in the June 2020 issue of Southern Medical Journal on page 298, contained an error. In the first sentence of the Discussion section, percentages in the... The post Proportion and Characterization of Co-infections of HIV and Hepatitis C or Hepatitis B among People with HIV in Alabama, 2007–2016: Erratum appeared first on Southern Medical Association .
  • To the Editor: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) took the world by surprise. It is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which belongs to the family of coronaviruses.1 Mental health personnel focus on mitigating psychological morbidities caused by the distress induced by this pandemic. There are psychiatric... The post Psychiatric Morbidities among COVID-19 Survivors appeared first on Southern Medical Association .
  • Objectives: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically changed resident training in the United States. Here, we explore the early perceived effects of COVID-19 on dermatology residents through an electronic sample survey and identify possible areas for targeted improvement in lieu of a possible second wave of COVID-19 cases.... The post US Dermatology Resident Responses about the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results from a Nationwide Survey appeared first on Southern Medical Association .
  • Objectives: The revolution in information technology and a rapidly expanding evidence base are changing residency training. Understanding the habits and preferences of trainees’ self-directed learning (SDL) has never been more important. Our goal was to provide a contemporary description of residents’ SDL practices. Methods: Internal medicine residents at four university-affiliated... The post Self-Directed Learning among Internal Medicine Residents in the Information Age appeared first on Southern Medical Association .
  • Objectives: An essential component of resident growth is a learning environment with high-quality feedback. Criteria have been developed for characterizing and assessing written feedback quality in internal medicine residents by Jackson et al. Our primary goal was to describe feedback characteristics and assess the quality of written feedback for emergency... The post CME Article: Assessment of Written Feedback for Emergency Medicine Residents appeared first on Southern Medical Association .