Membership benefits

There are countless reasons to join Mississippi's largest physician organization. From practice management techniques to political advocacy and professional networking, here are a few of the benefits our members enjoy:


Your goal is to practice medicine, not spend valuable time dealing with administrative issues. Through our Claims Advocacy for Physicians Committee, our partnership with medical group members and our ability to monitor regulatory agencies, MSMA has you covered.

Policy Development

Physician, resident and student members are encouraged to take an active role in developing association policies and to participate in committees, local medical societies and advocacy efforts that ultimately affect Mississippi’s healthcare environment.

Practice Management

Medical practice management is one of the most demanding areas facing physicians today. MSMA partnerships are available to support member physicians with a variety of issues including Medicare, insurance networks, malpractice insurance and collections.

Professional Development

In addition to keeping physicians current on issues related to maintenance of licensure and maintenance of certification, MSMA offers a number of physician-centered opportunities in convenient formats for professional development. From traditional continuing medical education to custom education on an array of topics, MSMA’s strives to meet the educational needs of physicians and their health care teams.

Public Health Initiatives

MSMA is involved in numerous public health initiatives designed to create a healthier Mississippi. These include Physicians for a Smoke-Free Mississippi, Annual Public Health Report Card and Physicians’ Economic Impact Project. 


MSMA is dedicated to keeping you informed about the practice of medicine and the healthcare issues affecting you and your practice. Regular updates are provided through several weekly and monthly email newsletters and special bulletins. 


Involved members of MSMA create and sustain lasting relationships with fellow physicians across the state. Frequent networking opportunities occur through specialty societies, the annual House of Delegates, CME events and social activities scheduled throughout the year. 

Doctor Discounts

MSMA members have access to exclusive offers and discounts through our Preferred Partners program. Our partners offer a variety of services that are relevant to the needs of medical professionals. Click here to learn more.