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THE KNOXVILLE ACADEMY OF MEDICINE

Knoxville Academy of Medicine

The Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM) is located in West Knoxville at 115 Suburban Road. KAM is Knoxville’s professional organization of MDs and DOs. KAM is a component society of the Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) and is also affiliated with the American Medical Association (AMA).

If you are a guest to our website, we invite you to become familiar with our organization, and become acquainted with our physician members by using the Physician Finder which contains vital information.

History of KAM

Since 1853 Knoxville’s physician medical society, the Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM), has been serving the needs of East Tennessee’s physicians.   The pioneer physicians of Knox County were also farmers, ministers, teachers, business men, and civic leaders.  The first and most notable Knox County physician was Dr. Samuel Carrick.  Dr. Carrick originally came to this area to become the first pastor of the Lebanon-in-the-Fork Presbyterian Church and later established the First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville. In 1794 he became the President of Blount College (later the University of Tennessee).  Read More——–

Our Leadership

The strong leadership of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM) and the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Foundation (KAMF) Boards ensure that we remain focused on the current issues that affect physicians and the greater health care community.    Read More ——–


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