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    RCP London: Acute Internal Medicine as the Speciality of the Month

    Acute Internal Medicine is the RCP London 'Speciality of the Month'. Find out more about this here

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    SAM Spring Conference Bristol 7-8 May 2015

    SAM is returning to the Bristol Marriott for the 2015 Spring Conference

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    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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    Acute Medicine Awareness Week 2014

    Find out here how some of the hospitals helped to raise funds for their hospital and awareness for Acute Internal Medicine

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    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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  • Clinical Quality Indicators for Acute Medical Unit

    The Clinical Quality Indicators which have been in use by a number of Acute Medical Units since January 2011. Download the full document here.

  • Quality Standards

    SAM has always been committed to the highest standards of practice. Please find below documents relating to our standards of quality: Urgent and emergency care: a prescription for the future,…

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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