SMACC Junior


Social Media and Critical Care Conference Opportunities!
SMACC Conference is an innovative critical care conference that integrates education, patient care and social media with the spirit of FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education). From ultrasound wars to airways workshops and with plenty of world class speakers, you’ll enjoy being part of a fantastic community of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and physician assistants from around the world. In 2015, SMACC will be held in the USA from June 23-26th in McCormick place, Chicago. There are two upcoming opportunities for students:

1) #studentFOAMed competition
Students can submit a piece of medical education to win a free registration (worth $350) to attend smaccCHICAGO. The entry may consist of a blog post, an educational video, infographic, poster or paper. The entry must have been written within 2014/15 and extra consideration will be given to work which has been unpublished/prepared specifically for this competition. The best entries will be placed on the smacc website for the world to read and enjoy. The topic of your piece should be engaging for students.
The three best winners/authors will be chosen to receive a free registration!
Entries should be sent to Please remember to include your full name, university, degree, contact details, title of your piece and whether or not it has been previously published.
Entries close: Midnight March 30th 2015 (CST)

2) Travel Bursaries
To help students make their way to smacc, we are offering a number of travel bursaries worth approximately $200-500 value per student. Applications are now open via GOOGLEFORM: and close MIDNIGHT MARCH 30th 2015 (CST)

For more information on smacc, check out our website at and direct any questions to

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