SAMS 22nd International Conference- Reviving Hope: Enhancing Healthcare Through Development & Medical Education

Istanbul, IST TR
June 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024
This year's conference will focus on "Reviving Hope: Enhancing Healthcare Quality through Development & Medical Education," and will bring together physicians, allied health professionals, students, and humanitarians from around the world. Conference lectures will address the status of healthcare in Syria, improving quality of care across borders, responding to natural disasters, and a workshop on effectively leading the human factor.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians, allied health professionals, students, humanitarian clinicians and other healthcare professionals interested in leadership within the field of medicine.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the impacts of attacks and natural disaster on a health system;
  • Formulate platforms that are effective in promoting medical education;
  • Apply principles of growth mindset and effective public speaking to real-world scenarios, leading to improved personal and professional outcomes;
  • Create a network of international contacts and resources for ongoing support and knowledge sharing in oncology and specialty care.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Ala'a Elshaar
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.50 Participation
Event starts: 
06/29/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/30/2024 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
The CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel
Gümüşsuyu, İnönü Cd. No: 8
Istanbul, IST 34437
Visit the conference website! For questions about the program, contact Ala'a Elshaar via e-mail.
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Bassel Atassi, MD

Mousab Almusaddy, MD

Ruba Azzam, MD

Abdulfatah Elshaar, MD

Mufaddal Hamadeh, MD

Basel Termanini, MD
Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and The Syrian American Medical Society. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Participant Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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