Training & Education

SAM ultrasound survey – your views and chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers

We are conducting a short survey to obtain members’ views on ultrasound training and experience on the AMU, in order to help inform the Society develop ultrasound training standards. We’d be extremely grateful if you could take 5 minutes to complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SAMultrasound As a thankyou, one participant chosen at random will win […]

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Take AIM!

Take AIM!

Find out here why some doctors have chosen Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) as their speciality and more about our Take AIM campaign!

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Advice for Ebola Volunteers

Please see the following letter from the Department of Heath, NHS England and Public Health England regarding volunteering in West Africa supporting the local health services against the Ebola epidemic. Advice for Ebola Volunteers  

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AIM Profile – Sanjay Krishnamoorthy

  Name:                  Sanjay Krishnamoorthy Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST5 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery     Why AIM and not another acute specialty? I was a career cardiologist for most of my foundation and core medical training.  The epiphany came when I finished a busy shift on […]

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AIM Profile – Kathleen Bonnici

  Name:                  Kathleen Bonnici Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST6 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery   Are you pleased you chose Acute Internal Medicine? Definitely.  Acute Medicine is unparalleled as a specialty in the wide range of cases that one gets to manage. The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) […]

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AIM Profile- Ash Sadighi

Name:                  Ash Sadighi Speciality:            Acute Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine Role:                      ST6/7 AIM and GIM Deanery:             North West London Deanery   What made you decide to do AIM? I originally chose to do the Emergency Medicine training programme in 2005. The reasons I chose to do Emergency Medicine were that I didn’t enjoy long […]

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Trainee Newsletters 2010

Starting with the 2010 editions, we have uploaded our trainee newsletters for your reference. Should you wish to see older newsletters please contact one of the trainee representatives but much of the information in the older newsletters has subsequently been superseded. The newsletters can be found in the Trainee Newsletters section of our document library.

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ACUMEN

ACUMEN

ACUMEN, the free, interactive e-learning resource for trainees in acute and general medicine, is now available to use. The resource, which has been developed by the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians in collaboration with DH e-Learning for Healthcare, enables trainees to develop key skills in line with the acute medicine curriculum. With the introduction […]

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Membership Benefits For Trainees

SAM is the representative body for all professionals working in Acute Medicine. As a medical trainee, the benefits of joining the society include: Access to the most up-to-date information about training and curriculum matters The opportunity to influence your training, and even the practice of Acute Medicine nationally, through society representation Multiple opportunities for ongoing […]

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Training Structure

The route to higher training in Acute Medicine is usually via either core medical training (CMT) or acute care common stem (ACCS) training. These programmes give trainees a solid grounding in the medical or acute specialties. Click here to read more about CMT and ACCS . Higher Acute Medicine training is a four-year programme from […]

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