“Going to Jordan on my first medical mission was a life changing experience. Before the trip I was overwhelmed and wanted to help but didn’t know how. When I went, I met people affected, as well as other inspiring volunteers that shifted my whole prospective about what we can all do to help. “
Organized and facilitated by SAMS, doctors, members, students and volunteers participate in medical and surgical missions to the region to support ongoing medical relief programs and provide healthcare to Syrians inside Syria as well as in refugee camps in Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon and Greece. In 2016, SAMS’s medical missions to the region served more than 325,300 Syrians refugees. In January 2016, SAMS organized its largest medical mission to Jordan to date. The mission brought 70 volunteers to multiple locations across Jordan to provide free medical, dental, and surgical care as well as free medication. In 2016, more 800 SAMS volunteers participated in our medical missions to the region and to Greece. Staring September 2017, SAMS expanded its services to Bangladesh to provide care to the Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar. SAMS Global Response organizes medical missions to Bangladesh on a regular basis.
We are accepting applications from licensed physicians, surgeons, medical specialists, nurses, EMTs, Arabic speaking 5th year/senior medical students, and professional Arabic translators.