The Sexual Medicine Society of North
America (SMSNA)
• The preeminent North
American medical organization
dedicated to promotion of
sexual wellness and treatment
of sexual dysfunction
• A regional affiliate of the
International Society of Sexual
Medicine (ISSM)
Who is in the SMSNA?
• The SMSNA includes urologists, internists,
family practitioners, psychologists, sex
therapists, clinical and basic science
researchers, and students
• The SMSNA is open to clinicians, mental
health professionals, researchers, and others
who have interest in the promotion of sexual
What does the SMSNA do?
• SMSNA promotes and advocates for the
highest standards in:
– Clinical management of sexual dysfunction
– Research on sexual function and dysfunction
– Education on sexual wellness at the individual and
community level
– Advocacy to promote sexual health for all persons
SMSNA Activities
• Provide a forum for exchange and discussion of ideas,
thoughts, and concepts in sexual health
– Annual Research Meeting
– Annual Meeting at the American Urologic Association
– Combined ISSM meeting every 10th year
• Collaboration with other sexual health advocacy groups
– Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
– Society for Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS)
– Society for Sex Therapy and Reserarch (SSTAR)
• Patient education (
• Research Grants for junior investigators
How can I get involved?
• SMSNA Director
– E-mail: [email protected]
– Phone: (910) 667 2457
– Mail
PO Box 160
Holly Ridge, NC 28445

The Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA)