SAMS has accomplished much in Syria and impacted many lives but there is more work to be done. SAMS seeks to uplift Syrian-American medical workers and to further support those Syrians still facing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world every day. The accomplishments of our members are truly making an impact, and the Syrian-American community continues to be our largest group of supporters. Please continue your assistance in the form of an annual membership.

Here are some of our benefits we offer to our members:

On line access to The Avicenna Journal of Medicine SAMS medical journal

Discounted fee for SAMS medical conferences including the annual national and international ones and other symposiums that offer CME credit

Special benefits for medical students and residents include:

  • Interview Skills Workshops
  • USMLE Steps 1, 2, & 3 Clinical Skills Workshops
  • Applying for a Residency Workshop
  • Observership program
  • Interest free starter loan for eligible applicants
  • 10% discount on Kaplan course: We are proud to partner with Syrian American Medical Society to offer its members a series of online services, exclusive resources, and 10% savings on select Kaplan courses. Our courses are designed to help physicians and medical students score higher on the USMLE*, and obtain deeper insight into standards of care as well as common procedures and protocols in Western Medicine.
  • 10% discount on language training programs: Multilingual Connections, a Chicago-based language training and translation services organization, is happy to offer SAMS members a 10% discount on language training programs including group classes, private and semiprivate (2-4 students) tutoring, Bilingual Boot Camps, corporate language training as well as translation, transcription and interpretation services in over 75 languages. For more information, please visit Multilingual Connections.


Other benefits include:

  • Discount on Match MD: SAMS has partnered with MatchMD to provide significant discounts for your after-hours call service and paging to your secure phones. On-Line on-call scheduling makes administration easy and cost effective. To learn more, please visit MatchMD. You may also contact them via email [email protected].
  • Discounted Immigration Legal Services: SAMS has partnered with Peter F. Asaad, Esq. and Nadeen Aljijakli, Esq. to assist our members with any legal-related questions and services at discounted immigration legal rates.
  • 10% Discount on Hertz car rental service: 10% Discount on Hertz Daily Member Benefit Rates (car classes A through F Economy 2 Door through Full-size 4 Door). Please contact us at [email protected] to receive your special membership number.


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