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    SAMBrighton: 8th International Scientific Conference 2-3 October

    This is our 8th International Conference for the Society for Acute Medicine and is the premier conference for those working within the specialty of Acute Medicine.

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    Membership

    If you want to stay on top of the most cutting-edge acute medical research, discuss challenges and triumphs with colleagues, and influence the future of this exciting young specialty, then SAM membership can provide this, and more.

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Council Members

  • Alistair Douglas

    Alistair Douglas President

    Alistair is Consultant Physician (Acute Medicine and Nephrology) at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, NHS Tayside.

  • Mark Holland

    Mark Holland Vice-President

    Mark was first appointed as consultant geriatrician at University Hospital of South Manchester 1999 and commenced as a consultant acute physician in 2004. He was SAM Secretary from 2010 to 2013.

  • Chris Roseveare

    Chris Roseveare Immediate Past President

    Chris was one of the first UK consultants to be appointed in the field of Acute Medicine at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust in 1999.

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