May 24, 2024
Fallen Hero Under the Spotlight: Dr. Majd Kamalmaz
Amir Ghonim

Fallen Hero Under the Spotlight: Dr. Majd Kamalmaz The following is a tribute to Dr. Majd Kamalmaz by SAMS Member Dr Khalid Hamza written on behalf of the Psychosocial Committee. Last week, the US Government informed the family of former SAMS Member Dr. Kamalmaz that it had credible information he...

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September 10, 2023
SAMS Scholarship Program 2023-2024 Application
Amir Ghonim

Dear Residency Applicants, On behalf of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), we would like to announce that we are accepting applicants for the SAMS scholarship program for this year. SAMS scholarship program offers monetary loans to selected applicants in order to assist them in taking care of their financial...

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February 14, 2023
Nurse- Health Educator
Amir Ghonim

SAMS Hellas is the Greek division of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) Foundation, the international medical organization working on the front lines of medical crisis resolution in Syria, improving and saving lives in countries where public health stability needs to be strengthened (Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Bangladesh and elsewhere)....

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February 14, 2023
Fundraising & Donation Officer- Greek National only
Amir Ghonim

SAMS Hellas is the Greek division of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) Foundation, the international medical organization working on the front lines of medical crisis resolution in Syria, improving and saving lives in countries where public health stability needs to be strengthened (Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Bangladesh and elsewhere)....

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February 14, 2023
Program Manager (Iraqi Nationals Only)
Amir Ghonim

Terms of Reference   Title:   Program Manager (Iraqi Nationals Only) Organization: Syrian American Medical Society Foundation (SAMS) Duty Station: Erbil or Dohuk, with travel to other areas of KRI/Iraq as needed Report to Head of Mission Duration: 6 months, with possibility of extension contingent on new funding   BACKGROUND...

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March 8, 2022
Perserverance, Bravery, and Determination, the Stories of Women and SAMS
Amir Ghonim

On International Women’s Day, we’d like to join everyone in honoring and celebrating women around the world. We’ve been committed to empowering women, raising awareness, and combatting gender based violence (GBV)  and discrimination in any form. Through our scholarship programs, partnerships with local and international universities, and awareness campaigns to...

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February 4, 2022
SAMS and Closing the Gap in Cancer Care
Amir Ghonim

Over the course of the last decade there have been huge strides in cancer care, with improvements in early detection and diagnosis, treatment, and recovery rate. Despite these improvements and all the progress globally , underserved communities especially those in zones prone to conflict such as Syria struggle to see...

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December 8, 2021
Violence has Many Faces: GBV in the Syrian Conflict
Amir Ghonim

Content Warning: Please be advised that this blog post discusses gender-based violence. While graphic details are omitted, mentions of sexual violence and other forms of gender-based violence may be triggering for some readers. What is GBV? GBV stands for gender-based violence, a term that encompasses all acts of violence aimed...

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October 13, 2021
Second Wave of COVID-19 Surging in Northwest Syria
Amir Ghonim

October 13, 2021 Washington, D.C. – Health facilities in northwest Syria are quickly becoming overwhelmed as a new wave of COVID-19 spreads through the area. ICU units at COVID-19 hospitals have reached up to 93% of their occupancy rate, and health personnel are facing a lack of crucial supplies due...

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October 10, 2021
Restoring Hope for Conflict-Affected Populations
Amir Ghonim

This year on World Mental Health Day, SAMS is shining a light on one of the most important  elements in creating a sustainable future for underserved communities, including IDPs and other victims of conflict and violence. SAMS works to ensure that these communities have access to proper mental health care...

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