Syrian American Medical Assn Conference Feb 17-19

Syrian American Medical Assn Conference Feb 17-19
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Feb17 - 192017

Los Angeles

Syrian American Medical Assn Conference Feb 17-19

Los Angeles

Syrian American Medical Assn Conference Feb 17-19

SAMS is proud to announce this year's 6th Annual National Conference from February 17-19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California! 

SAMS Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established in 2007. Its volunteer physicians deliver direct medical care in Syria, Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon. Charitable gifts are tax-deductible.

SAMS Conference Feb 2017

SAMS Conference Feb 2017

Award-Winning Journalists and Humanitarians to Speak at

SAMS Gala at 6th National Conference!

SAMS is honored to announce that the renowned journalist and writer, Mr. Majed Abdulhadi and the award-winning foreign correspondent and humanitarian, Ms. Arwa Daman, will speak at SAMS’s gala dinner on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at our 6th National Conference in Los Angeles.

Mr. Majed Abdulhadi is a one of the most distinguished and celebrated writers, journalists, and producers in the Arab world. He is currently the executive producer at Al-Jazeera Channel. Prior to that, Mr. Abdulhadi worked as a senior correspondent for Al-Jazeera Arabic for over 12 years reporting from conflict zones. He has been celebrated for his incredible and courageous reporting that bridges current events to history in an eloquent and profound manner. He has produced a number of award-winning documentaries and has written for a myriad of Arabic newspapers across the Middle East. 

Ms. Arwa Damon, the senior international correspondent for CNN, has extensively covered the plight of Syrian civilians and their fate in the face of the violence in Syria. Ms. Damon has brought global attention to the crisis, particularly focusing on the effect of barrel bombs on civilians in Aleppo and Syria. SAMS is honored to present Ms. Damon with the SAMS Humanitarian Award for her courageous and incredible coverage of the suffering of Syrian civilians.

This year's conference. Healthcare and Medical Relief in Evolving Domestic and Global Landscape,” explores the changing landscapes of medicine, political barriers and solutions, and the impact of these factors healthcare and medical relief work. Following the conference, join SAMS for a gala dinner on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Register for the Conference and Purchase your Gala Tickets Today!

Accommodation for the conference will be primarily at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, a relaxing oasis in Southern California overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The conference registration includes one Gala ticket. Please purchase additional Gala tickets for your family and guests from the registration page. SAMS will offer a program for children during the Gala. Details about the scientific program and more will follow soon!

Book your discounted hotel room at the

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa.

Please contact SAMS's Membership and Event Coordinator, Jeehan Shehrine Binte Faiz at jfaiz@sams-usa.net with any questions or concerns. 

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RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and for TheArabDailyNews.com, and TheDailyHookah.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

His Facebook Page is Facebook.com/rghanania

Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

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