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Welcome to the SSCI

The American Journal of the Medical SciencesWelcome to the website of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI). As stated in its mission and vision statements, the SSCI is a regional academic society dedicated to the advancement of medically-related research. Its major focus, however, is on encouraging students and post-graduate trainees (residents and fellows) to enter academic medicine and to support junior faculty success in clinical investigation. The SSCI is committed to diversity and inclusion in our organization as stated in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement.

This mission is accomplished through sponsorship of the Southern Regional Meeting and publication of The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. Both venues are committed to helping young investigators, providing them with avenues for scientific expression that is the essence of academic medicine.

The AJMS, founded in 1820, is the second oldest medical journal in the United States, and is the official journal of the SSCI.

Accepting New Members!

With three classifications of membership, now is the time to join our mission of supporting and mentoring the next generation of academicians.

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Membership

Learn about the benefits of,
applying for, and renewing of
SSCI membership

Fund for
Academic Medicine

Donate and nurture the career
of a young scientist/educator

The AJMS

Official journal of the SSCI
publishes peer-reviewed
articles on a monthly basis

SSCI
Annual Awards

Recognizing outstanding
members & mentors

Visiting Professor
Program

SSCI's academic resource
for member institutions

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President's Corner

SSCI’s 2021 president is Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD

SSCI's 2021 president is Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD. Dr. Prabhu is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has published extensively on the mechanisms of ventricular dysfunction, cardiac remodeling and heart failure. Dr. Prabhu serves as a Consulting Editor for Circulation Research and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. With the SSCI, he served as a councilor and on both the Publications and Mentoring Committees.

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The SSCI Thanks Its Sponsors

  • Elsevier sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
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  • AstraZeneca sponsors The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation