It is with great anticipation and excitement that we present to you the SAMS 7th National Symposium, a transformative event dedicated to “Building Leadership Skills in Medicine.”

In recognition of the evolving healthcare landscape and the increasing demand for visionary leaders in the medical field, this symposium is primed to be a defining experience. We are determined to guide you in your journey toward becoming a healthcare leader of tomorrow.

Event Details:

Dates: February 16th – 18th, 2024

Friday, February 16th:

Opening Ceremony and Social Event: We invite you to an intimate family dinner at a local restaurant, providing an opportunity to network and forge connections.

Saturday, February 17th:

Scientific Program and Gala Dinner: A stimulating half-day of scientific sessions, culminating in an elegant Gala Dinner.

Sunday, February 18th:

Scientific Program and General Member Meeting: Another enlightening half-day of scientific content, followed by a crucial general member meeting.

In addition, we are delighted to inform you that SAMS has secured discounted admissions for our attendees to Universal Studios and SeaWorld on Sunday, starting from 2 PM onwards, allowing you to enjoy these attractions at a reduced rate.

Location: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, FL

Our carefully curated agenda boasts an impressive lineup of speakers and sessions designed to ignite your passion and equip you with the tools necessary for success. We have ensured that you receive a wealth of knowledge and inspiration that can shape your career.

Continuing Medical Education (CME):

This symposium offers a unique opportunity to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, which the prestigious University of Chicago provides. By attending, you not only enhance your leadership skills but also stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the medical field, all while advancing your professional credentials.

Active/paid SAMS Members receive a discounted registration rate.

Hotel Reservations

To ensure your convenience and comfort during the symposium, we are delighted to offer our attendees exclusive, discounted room rates at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. We strongly recommend you take advantage of this unique opportunity to stay on-site.


Water Park Access, Standard King Room – USD 309.00 


Our guest rooms boast stylish décor and golden accents. Enjoy the Orlando area view, numerous amenities, and our signature service. The room will have 1 King bed.

Water Park Access, Standard Queen Room – USD 329.00


Our guest rooms boast stylish décor and golden accents.  Enjoy the Orlando area view, numerous amenities, and our signature service. The room will have 2 Queen beds.

Water Park Access, Executive Suite plus – $499*

*Please note the Executive Suite is limited from Feb 15 to Feb 19


These sunset-themed guest rooms feature spacious living areas with a queen sleeper sofa and a separate bedroom with 1 King bed.

Before booking, please review the below instructions carefully:

1) Select “Attendee from the drop-down.” 

2) Select “Make Reservation”

3) By default, your search will show the SAMS group rates with two room options. Choose your dates of stay and number of rooms/guests: You may book for any range of dates but will only receive the discounted SAMS rate for Wednesday, February 14, 2023-Monday, February 19, 2023

4) For any additional upgrades or specific accommodation requests, please email Dany Hanbouri at [email protected]

Are you considering bringing your children along? Not to worry, we’ve got them covered as well! 

You and your little ones will have the opportunity to enjoy complimentary access to the resort water park, a convenient scheduled shuttle service to and from the amusement parks and Disney Springs, and special discounted rates for shuttle transportation to and from the airport.


The discounted room rate will remain available until Thursday, January 25th. We strongly recommend that you promptly reserve your hotel accommodation to take advantage of the exclusive offer extended by SAMS.

This symposium presents an exceptional opportunity to advance your career within the medical field. We enthusiastically encourage you to make the most of this professional development experience and eagerly anticipate your active participation in the 7th Annual Symposium hosted by SAMS.

Dr. Nidal El-Wiher, Dr. Ahmed Al-Hazzouri

Conference Co-Chairs

Ala’a Elshaar, Salam Abdulrazzak & Dany Hanbouri 

Conference Coordinators