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The Society for Acute Medicine

Latest Events

SAM Educational Evening: Acute Kidney Injury, 29 May 2024 (online)

29/05/2024 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – The Society for Acute Medicine are hosting a series of educational evenings throughout 2024. The next webinar takes place as follows: Acute Kidney Injury with Dr Qiaoling Zhou Thursday 29 May 2024 7.30-8.30pm: Zoom webinar 1 CPD point will be applied for. The webinars are free to attend for SAM members. Non-members are required to […]

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takeAIM Conference 2024, 1 June 2024, Newcastle

01/06/2024 @ All Day – takeAIM Conference 2024 1 June 2024 Crowne Plaza Newcastle Stephenson Quarter The takeAIM Conference is a one day event, specifically designed for Medical Students, Foundation Doctors, IMTs, ACCS Trainees and Allied Health Professionals. The aim of the conference is to provide career information for those who are considering a career in Acute Internal Medicine but […]

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SAMBrighton, 10-11 October 2024, Brighton & online

10/10/2024 – 11/10/2024 @ All Day – Society for Acute Medicine’s 18th International Conference SAMBrighton, 10-11 October 2024, Hilton Brighton Metropole Save the date for SAM’s 18th International conference! In-person and online attendance will be available to book. Registration & Abstract Submission open in June 2024!

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Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) 

SAM is committed to supporting AMUs across the country providing high quality care for medical inpatients.  SAM has many MDT members including Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and other key members of the acute medical team.

Latest Updates

Training Hub

This section of the website deals with all matters pertaining to the training of doctors in Acute Medicine. Largely written by the junior doctors themselves this is the best place to find trustworthy and practical advice on training in Acute Medicine.


Learning Hub

This section of the website provides access to a wide selection of webinar videos and acute medical podcasts.

If you are a SAM member, you will gain access to all digital events with no extra charge once you login. Non-Members can have access to restricted content but you may wish to Join SAM.

Groups Hub

Acute Medicine as a specialty has a strong focus on Multi and Inter-disciplinary working. This section of the website provides a focus on some of the professions involved in Acute Medicine and provides valuable information and resources written by council leads representing each profession.

SAM has developed several Specialty Interest Groups that work within the Society, developing guidelines, resources and a better understanding of the relationship of Acute Medicine and the focus area of the SIG.

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Policy Hub

This section of the website provides access to a SAM standards, policy, position statements and vision.

This section also provides a history of the Society for Acute Medicine by Dr Rhid Dowdle OBE, retired Consultant Physician and Cardiologist and Archivist of the Society for Acute Medicine

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