Join Surfer’s Medical Association

Surfing, Medicine, and making waves!

Join the Surfer’s Medical Association and make a difference in the lives of surfers around the world. Our members are healthcare professionals who frequently treat surfers as patients, and they are also surfers themselves. By being a member, you’ll have access to a network of like-minded individuals who share your passion for both surfing and medicine. Attend our unique conferences, which combine medical education with adventure and community, and learn from other healthcare professionals who are also surfers. Join now and be part of a unique experience that combines your passions and allows you to make a real impact on the health and well-being of surfers everywhere.

Benefits of membership

SMA Journal
Library Access

Members can leverage our large library of surf medical journals, medical lectures, and continuing medical education opportunities.

Surf & Give
Mission Trips

We offer our members medical volunteering missions opportunities around the world. We like to focus on areas that tend to have perfect left & right hand point breaks.

Surf, Learn, &
Earn Conferences

We offer more than 4+ members-only surf-focused medical conferences in California, Tavarua, Nicaragua, and the Galapagos Islands.

SMA Networking

Utilize our large pool of members in the medical industry for job, volunteer, and education opportunities.

Join Surfer’s Medical Association

SMA has 3 types of membership:
Professional Membership for all levels of practicing medical professionals
Non Professional Membership for retired medical professionals, students, and non medical professionals
Military Membership for all active duty and retired military personnel.
Select you membership type below to get started.

Wander the World Without Worry

Don’t ride the waves of chance. Emergencies can happen when you least expect them. That’s why we’ve partnered with Global Rescue to provide our members with the most robust travel advisory and protection. From field rescue to 24/7 traveler assistance, our membership plans allow you to wander the world safely and securely, all while saving you time and money.