The MGMA affiliate organization is governed by a Board of Directors elected annually by its membership. Members include: President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, a Member at Large and the two immediate Past Presidents.
The purpose of the organization is to improve management in medical practices, thereby better serving members of the organization, the physicians they represent, and the practices of medicine as an integral part of the health care system.
2019 Board of Directors
President: Tiffany Thomas
President Elect: Allison Griffin
Vice President: Trish Rotureau
Secretary: Tessie Adams
Treasurer: James (Jim) Tucker
Members at Large: Amy Knighton
Past President 2018: Melissa Buerster
Past President 2017: Persephene Sams
OCTOBER, 2020 MEETING
MEMBERSHIP IN SAMGMA
The Savannah Area Medical Group Management Association (SAMGMA), was founded in 1981, and is comprised of individuals engaged in the administrative aspects of medical practice. Membership is diverse and represents practices operating under a variety of organizational and financial structures in the Savannah area. SAMGMA does not have sponsorship of, or interest in, promoting union representation into the organization; rather, a genuine interest is directed towards the promotion of concepts and ideas within clinic management to the membership.
WHEN WE MEET
Our next meeting will take place on:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
Noon until 1:00 PM
Carey Hilliard's Restaurant - 3316 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA (Banquet Room)
We will have social distancing and each person will order from the menu (no buffet)
This meeting we will be gathering together to gain momentum to reinvigorate our Local Chapter. We will also make some important decisions for how SAMGMA progresses through the rest of 2020 and into 2021 to serve you better. You won't want to miss being in attendance for this meeting.
To carry on a program of mutual education relative to medical business management and to cooperate with all organizations having similar aims and objectives. In addition, to create a network that supports and encourages its members to aspire to, and strive for, the highest personal standards in the profession of medical practice management.
WHERE SAVANNAH AREA MEDICAL MANAGERS GATHER TO GAIN NEW KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORK
SAMGMA gathers for one hour at 12:00 P.M. on the third Wednesday of each month. Lunch is provided and there is a formal agenda with guest speakers and door prizes.
Membership qualifications: An active member shall hold a position of management in a medical clinic comprised of licensed doctors of medicine engaged in the practice of medicine with pooled facilities and departments for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment of diseases and which has as its administrator in active supervision of its business affairs.
Annual Dues is $75.00. (NOTE: If paid online a $3 transaction fee is applied)
Student Dues is $25.00. (NOTE: If paid online a $3 transaction fee is applied)
Students that are studying to become healthcare administrators or other management within the healthcare field, are welcome to attend monthly meetings. Students may attend up to four (4) meetings per year at a reduced rate of $25. Should the student wish to attend additional meetings, they would apply for membership at the full membership price of $75.
Make your check payable to SAMGMA for the dues amount with the name of the member then mail to:
SAMGMA, P. O. Box 13893, Savannah, GA 31416.
Checks are also accepted by our Treasurer, Jim Tucker at each monthly meeting.
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