Scholarships For Aspiring
Medical Students

Our scholarship program that has awarded over $50,000 in health-related scholarships.   Aspiring medical professionals may submit their applications through Venice Medical Academy.

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Combating RX Misuse, Abuse & Opioid Addiction

Drug Free Sarasota Physician
Advocate Award Program

Targeted education and advocacy campaign joining Drug Free Sarasota with the Medical Alliance Foundation. Physicians utilize their office facilities and staff to act as a powerful portal informing patients of the dangers of opiate addiction, and abuse and misuse in innovative and effective ways. Drug Free Sarasota coalition voted to expand our pilot program initiative with over $6,000 of their own additional funding!.

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About our RX Abuse and Misuse Involvement
| Resources and Partnerships |
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New Perceptions about Anxiety & Depression


Our Mental Health Video Series Project in partnership with award winning Sarasasota Filmmaker, Brad Bryan.  

Our own member medical doctors and mental health industry professionals tackle the topic of anxiety and depression in a free for the public series, available online late 2017.  Distribution points for online series will be through numerous community health non-profits throughout Sarasota as well as in all the public libraries throughout Sarasota.

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Our own long standing G.E.M.S. program (Good Emergency Mother’s Substitute) Babysitting Course is a three-day comprehensive course provided as a community service since 1995.   Over 20 years in the running.  This class fills up fast mentoring over 50 students per session.

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Drug Free Youth

We funded a consolidation of chapter operations among D-FY (Drug Free Youth) chapters to centralize their endeavors and student database.   We are also building a legacy of supporting Drug Free Youth in Sarasota through funding of drug tests through their underwriting agency, First Step of Sarsaota.

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| Fundraiser 2018  |

" The Great Gatsby Gala "
April 21st, 2018

The Field Club in Sarasota

The Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation (SMAF) will hold our annual fundraiser on April 21, 2018. This annual event raises funds to support our community health projects and partnerships.

We invite you to support our endeavors to improve the health of our Sarasota County community through sponsorship of the event. Enclosed is our sponsorship form indicating the list of sponsorship levels and benefits at each level.

This year’s event will be held at The Field Club, a beautiful venue perfectly suited to our 1920s theme, “The Great Gatsby Gala.”  The evening will include a gourmet dinner, photo booth, and entertainment by the Z Street Speakeasy Band. Approximately 200 physicians, their spouses, and other community leaders are expected to attend. It is sure to be an exciting evening of fun, fedoras and feathers!


Community Leaders | Potential Sponsors & Donors

"The Great Gatsby Gala"

We welcome and greatly appreciate your participation in this important fundraising event through sponsorship, by placing an ad in our event program, or by donating a "wish list" item.



Get 2018 ticket information and other party details here!

Mission Statement

Our purpose is to support medical families through education and advocacy, to provide fellowship for our members, and to promote and support the health and well-being of families in our community.

"Representing The Medicine Families of Sarasota
creating and funding impactful health projects since 1947!"

The Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation is  a 501(c)3 

You may also assist us greatly by making a simple donation here: