The basis of the Associations corporate social responsibility is active participation in communities, institutions and organisations in the areas pertaining to health care with special emphasis on the previously disadvantaged communities.
The Benevolent Fund assists destitute doctors and the families of these doctors, financially. Currently 31 families receive support from the Benevolent Fund. This worthy cause annually pays out more than a million rand in grants to beneficiaries.
The SAMA medical education bursary is intended to support South African citizens who live in South Africa and attending medical school in South Africa. The bursaries will only be used to fund study in the medical field i.e. pre-graduate studies towards a MBChB or equivalent degree.