Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) 7th Annual National Conference

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Date & Location
Friday, February 16, 2018 - Sunday, February 18, 2018, 12:00 AM, Hilton, Orlando, FL

Target Audience
Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Radiology/Imaging, Rheumatology, Surgery


SAMS will be hosting its 7th Annual National Conference in Orlando, FL on February 16th – 18th, 2018.  The theme of this conference will be Monumental Developments in Medicine: Advancing Healthcare through Technology, Research, & Public Policy.

If you have any questions, please contact our Membership and Events Coordinator Courtney Mallory at

For questions regarding the scientific program, please contact our Scientific Conference Coordinator Ala’a El-Shaar at


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize challenges of global medical relief including response and emergency assessments in the field
  2. Describe strategies to providing full spectrum of sub-specialty and surgical care to refugees in their host countries and providing trauma care in Mosul, Iraq
  3. Discuss intervention approaches and ethical challenges in public health crises, and management strategies for mental health challenges in conflict, basics on child psychiatry, and caring for the caretaker
  4. Describe key points in current and future United States healthcare reform, and describe impact of healthcare rationing on patient outcomes
  5. Recall new breakthroughs in medicine related to urological surgery innovation, Fetal MRI, treatment of anaphylaxis; management of urticaria and Angioedema; and updates in kidney transplant

Please click HERE to register.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS). The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.