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The Medical Student Section of the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA-MSS) is a student-led component of the TMA, consisting of medical students from all of Tennessee’s five accredited medical schools:

  • East Tennessee State University

  • Lincoln Memorial University

  • Meharry Medical College

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center

  • Vanderbilt University

 TMA-MSS works to develop future physician leaders and provides many opportunities for interested students to get involved in organized medicine. Join us to learn about relevant healthcare policy issues and advocate for Tennesseans at the local, state and national levels!


Events for Medical Students 

BRIDGING THE GAP: Did you miss out on JII's Student and Resident Webinar Series, "Bridging the Gap?" Check out the links below to watch the recordings from the October 2023 Sessions. 

The John Ingram Institute for Physician Leadership's webinar series, "Bridging the Gap," sponsored by the State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company (SVMIC) and the Tennessee Medical Education Fund (TMEF), is designed to provide leadership training and career preparedness for medical students and residents. 

October 9, 2023 – Kathi Rennick, Medical Billing and Coding
October 23, 2023 – Jeff Woods, JD, Reducing Risk in the Office Setting
October 30, 2023 – Blake Wilson, Financial Management for New Physicians 

DAY ON THE HILL: TMA’s annual policy briefing and lobby day in Nashville connects physicians directly with lawmakers so they can advocate for their patients and discuss major issues affecting the medical profession in Tennessee.

TMA HOUSE OF DELEGATES: The annual meeting gives physicians from across the state an opportunity to gather as a professional group to present and debate policies that affect the practice of medicine and the delivery of patient care in both Tennessee and the United States.


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