The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), a nonpolitical, nonprofit global medical relief organization that is working on the front lines of crisis relief in Syria, neighboring countries, and beyond to alleviate suffering and save lives. SAMS is one of the most active and trusted international NGOs on the ground in Syria. SAMS was founded in 1998 as a professional society, working to provide physicians of Syrian descent with networking, educational, cultural, and professional services.
Mission: SAMS is dedicated to delivering life-saving services, revitalizing health systems during crisis, and promoting medical education via a network of humanitarians in Syria, the US, and beyond.
Vision: SAMS strives to strengthen the future of Syria’s healthcare, delivering dignified medical relief where needed, fortified by a dedicated medical community.
In 2017, SAMS provided more than 3.5 million medical care services to vulnerable populations.