Welcome to SAM

The Society for Acute Medicine

Latest Events

SAM Ultrasound Course, 9 October 2024, Brighton

09/10/2024 @ All Day – Society for Acute Medicine Ultrasound Course Date: Wed 9 October 2024 Venue: Hilton Brighton Metropole, King’s Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU Cost: £25 SAM Members | £100 non-SAM members This course is aimed at providing the foundations for the three core FAMUS modules: thoracic, abdominal/renal and DVT/peripheral vascular access. Attendees must have completed the FAMUS e-LFH […]

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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 Registration is open for both in-person and virtual attendees. The Early Bird discount ends on 11 August 2024 so register early to take advantage of lower fees! Abstract Submission Deadline: 2359hrs on Sunday 11 August 2024 SAM are inviting authors to […]

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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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