KAMA and KAM have once again partnered to host the Summer Welcome Picnic scheduled to be held on Friday August 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM. Members of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM) and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance (KAMA) would like to welcome physicians and their families who are new to Knoxville, and […]
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KAMA is a non-profit organization established in partnership with the Knoxville Academy of Medicine to promote local health initiatives and to provide support to physician families.
KAMA provides a forum for support of the physician family from the training years through retirement and strives to further the work of Knoxville area physicians to improve the health of our community through philanthropic and educational endeavors.
Connect with others who understand the unique challenges of physician families; network with alliance members at the local/state/national levels to promote healthy communities and strong medical practices; get involved to develop leadership skills and build friendships. Check out our calendar to stay up-to-date with upcoming events!
From micro-volunteer to leadership, KAMA provides opportunities for volunteers to be involved in community health outreach through both KAMA-sponsored programs and projects that partner with local health-care organizations.
I am so thankful to my friend Elsa for getting me involved with KAMA – I have felt very welcomed and important. I have found many kind hearted and wonderful friends through KAMA and I really have enjoyed being part of this group in supporting charitable organizations in our community.- Poonam
KAMA has given me the gift of wonderful friendships with the most creative, giving women I have ever known while being able to serve and learn about the Knoxville community.- Tina
I was initially drawn to KAMA when I heard about its local philanthropy work. Being a nurse myself I found it important to help positively impact the health of our community. What keeps me involved in the group is the active and diverse group of women who support each other, having fun along the way!- Robyn
KAMA Fashiondrama has become a Knoxville tradition, raising money for scholarships and local healthcare initiatives while highlighting Fall fashion since 1954. Proceeds are distributed each spring through the KAMA Philanthropic Fund in the form of nursing and medical scholarships and grants to local health-related non-profit organizations. Fashiondrama 2017 :: Une Petite Affaire :: September […]
In spring 2016, KAMA made a $100,000 gift to the University of Tennessee Foundation to establish the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance Endowed Doctor of Medicine Scholarship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. This gift was recently featured in the UTHSC Spring 2017 issue of MEDICINE.