South Carolina Medical Association Alliance (SCMAA)

Nurturing the Physician Family

About the Alliance

Organized in 1923, the South Carolina Medical Association Alliance (SCMAA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable volunteer organization dedicated to educate, advocate, and support the physician family of South Carolina. Membership is open to spouses of physicians, physicians in training and medical students.

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We invite any spouse of a South Carolina physician, physician in training and medical student to get involved with SCMAA. Please email Rebecca Brannon,, to request more information.

Join the Alliance

Annual dues for regular members is $35 for the State Alliance. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your state Alliance dues are tax-deductible. Annual dues for a spouse of a medical student or physician-in-training is $1.

County Alliances

County alliance dues vary by county. Not every county has an active alliance. If not, you may be a Member-at-Large.


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President's Scholarship Fund


This year the SCMA Alliance is proud to partner with Grace & Grit Candle Co. as the fundraising partner for the 2022-2023 President’s Scholarship Fund! All of our candles are 8 oz. soy wax, hand poured, and made in small batches with clean fragrance and essential oils.Each 8oz candle is $15. Gift Box Set includes 8oz and 4oz candles for $25.  To place your orders online and ship directly, please click here.

The SCMAA accepts tax-deductible donations which help fund yearly scholarships for each of the medical schools in the state. 
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Save the Date!

The SCMAA 2022 Fall Conference will be held on October 25, 2022 in Columbia, SC.  Click here to register!

The SCMAA 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on April 28, 2023 in Myrtle Beach.


2022-2023 OFFICERS

Elsbeth Chaney, Greenville - President 
Meredith Tuten, Greenville - President-elect 
Peggy Pitts, Spartanburg -  Vice President 
Gina Pelino, Greenville - Secretary 
Sue Jona, Florence - Treasurer 

Alliance Bylaws

Please click here to access the SCMAA bylaws.

Stay Tuned! UPDATED BYLAWS will soon be available.

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