SARA is a special interest group of the South African Medical Association whose objectives are:
To promote and maintain the legitimate professional and academic interests of registrars countrywide.
To define and establish relationships amongst members and between them and other legitimate medical associated groups, hospitals, public and private institutions, government authorities, the medical profession generally and the public.
To promote the Mission of the SA Medical Association, viz., to serve the medical profession and to promote health for all by striving for an affordable, non-racial, comprehensive, effective, unitary health system to which all have the right of equitable access.
To establish and maintain international medical and professional links.