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The Society for Acute Medicine

Latest Events

Society for Acute Medicine Ultrasound Course, 1 May 2024, Belfast

01/05/2024 @ All Day – Society for Acute Medicine Ultrasound Course Wed 1 May 2024 Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast Cost: £25 SAM Members | £100 non-SAM members In advance of the Society for Acute Medicine’s Spring Conference, SAMBelfast (2-3 May 2024), SAM are running a half day Ultrasound course. This course is aimed at providing the foundations for the three […]

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SAMBelfast, 2-3 May 2024, Belfast & online

02/05/2024 – 03/05/2024 @ All Day – The Society for Acute Medicine’s Spring 2024 Conference will take place on 2-3 May 2024 at the Europa Hotel, Belfast. The programme theme is “The Thinking Acute Clinician.” You can register for SAMBelfast either in-person or virtually. More information and registration here ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SAM invited authors to submit an abstract for display at SAMBelfast […]

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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

Council Members