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What are the different levels of KAMGMA Membership?

Regular Member is a manager of a practice of a Licensed Doctor of Medicine.

Associate Member is a manager of a medically related practice but not a Licensed Doctor of Medicine, such as, but not limited to Dentists, Chiropractors, and Podiatrists.

Corporate Affiliate is a vendor/supplier that has a business relationship with medically related business that deals with patient care.

Life Membership is an active member that has disassociated themselves from a medical practice due to retirement or disability and was a listed as a regular member for at least 10 years.

What is the process of becoming a member of KAMGMA?
The proposed applicant completes the application online and/or mails to the KAMAMA PO Box.  Each application is then reviewed at the KAMGMA Executive Meeting each month.  Upon approval of membership the member will be notified via email confirming membership and membership level.
What are the benefits to becoming a KAMGMA Member?

Mission: Our mission at the Knoxville Area Medical Group Management Association is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices as well as the knowledge and skills of those who lead them. 

Goal: Our goal is to build our opportunities to interact with our colleagues, network while we learn and grow together. When you join us at the Knoxville Area Medical Group Management Association, we come together to produce positive results for our medical practices. You become a part of a wonderful community that will empower you to share ideas, best practices and solutions to enhance your practice.

Growth: We strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers to present at our local monthly meetings. We search for those who can provide quality education and useful information that we can take back to our day to day operations of our medical practices. We have no doubt that you will be engaged, informed and entertained with information about medical practice management strategies.

We will support and provide you with information and resources you need to enhance your career with the pathway to becoming a Certified Medical Practice Executive in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Fellowship is also available. Another way to grow professionally would be by serving on the local board of directors at the Knoxville Area Medical Group Management Association. We believe that this opens up even more advanced opportunities to learn and practice leadership and management skills. Opportunities are currently available on the board. Ask a current board member about these opportunities!

Other benefits may include, discounted costs for the KAMGMA monthly meetings, discounted costs for sponsorship at the conferences hosted by the KAMGMA, invitations to special events for members only, and access to the membership database and members only information available on the website.

Where are the KAMGMA monthly meetings held?
Our KAMGMA monthly meetings are held the third Thursday of the month at Bearden Banquet Hall.  The Meet & Greet begins at 11:30 AM with the buffet line opening closer to 11:45 AM.  Meeting time and opening announcements will begin at Noon and the meeting concludes at 1 PM.
Do I need to be a member of KAMGMA to attend the regular monthly meetings?
No.  At this time attendance to the monthly meetings is not limited to members only, however we still encourage registration and prepayment for the monthly meeting to assist us with obtaining accurate information to plan for the proper number of guests at our meeting.
Is RSVP for the monthly KAMGMA meetings required?
No.  At this time we accept walk-ins at the time of the meeting, but RSVPs are recommended as it helps us to plan for the proper number of guests at our monthly meetings.
What are the costs of the KAMGMA monthly meetings?

We are currently able to offer these meetings at no additional cost to our members in big thanks to our sponsors! 

How do I sign up for KAMGMA monthly meeting notifications?
You may sign up for KAMGMA meeting notifications on the website home page and click the link “Add me to your mailing list” in the left column.
Where can I find a copy of the KAMGMA By-Laws?
The KAMGMA By-Laws can be found on our website in the Documents tab of our home page.
I am a vendor or Corporate Affiliate Member and would like to sponsor a KAMGMA monthly meeting. What is the process to sponsor a meeting?
The schedule and details of sponsoring the meetings would be taken care of by our VP of Programs.  You may go to the "Leadership" tab on the KAMGMA homepage and email the VP of Programs directly with your questions.