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Training is open to 25 pre-registered people

SMA is alive and well with lots of events happening, as well as several successful conferences that happened in 2014 year. As I write, we had the Tavarua Conference going on and it is filled with great surf, excellent presentations and discussions and happy faces of the participants. The SMA Galapagos conference (one more time, due to popular demand) is set for March 15-22, 2015

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Masterclass in Surfing Medicine

"Surfers Academy":
Health symposia for Surfers by medical professionals

September 13, 2014, This year the EASD is organizing their 3rd Annual Conference in Surfing Medicine, themed “Taking Surfing Medicine to Extremes”, and it will be held at one of Europe’s premier big wave surfing spots, Mullaghmore, on the North-West coast of Ireland...

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SMA 2014

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Aloha, G’Day, Bula, Hola and Konichiwa to all,

SMA is alive and well with lots of events happening, as well as several successful conferences that happened in the first half of the 2014 year. As I write, we have the Tavarua Conference going on and it is filled with great surf, excellent presentations and discussions and happy faces of the participants.
The third SMA Galapagos Conference happened in late March and early April this year and was again a super success and adventure. Look for information soon on the website about the next Galapagos Conference in March 2015.
On September 13, 2014 in Monterey CA at San Carlos Beach, SMA will hold a “Barefoot Doctor” training for non medical surfers and water people. This is a return to SMA’s roots of getting medical help and assistance at the waterside until trained medical personnel arrive. Check the website for more information or contact SMA Central.
Medical student, Niyati Mamtora, contacted SMA Central about doing research in regards to the cultures of medicine and surfing. She wants to interview surfing medicos and gather research information that will be shared with SMA. Check the Facebook Page for further details.

SAVE THE DATE!
ABOUT A FULL BLOWN SMA MEDICAL CONFERENCE IN SEPTEMBER, 2015.
“THE PACIFIC RIM MEDICAL AND HEALTH CONFERENCE” WILL BE A MUST ATTEND EVENT.

Many thanks to our Board of Kahunas for their help and input. A huge thank you to website wizard, Richard Fontana, for all his work and insight.
Warm water and tasty waves to you,
Bill Jones, Executive Director SMA

SPICE ISLANDS:

October 2014

Exotic Surfing/Medical Conference. Hot Cases In Emergency Medicine CME Spice Islands

With: SMA AUSTRALIA

CONFERENCE /EXPEDITION 13 days

Bookings are closing by end of August as the boat fills up with non ED people.

Go to SPICE ISLANDS: October 2014 (13 days)

Get more info in the - Conferences page -

GALAPAGOS

When: March 15-22, 2015

With: SMA

The last SMA Conference venue in the Galapagos Islands for a while. When you visit the website listed below you will see the waves, which speak for themselves, and then realize there is a lot more to do and see, it is quite impressive.

Get more info in the - Conferences page -

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Work at G-land

We are from G-Land Joyo's Camp would like to cooperate with your Association we have special offer for Surfing Doctors who want to have Surftrip of a Lifetime this year, our opening season April - October 2013 Doctors who will have benefits fo 50% charge from normal rates. - Please check our video

Support the Surfers Medical Association

Please take a look at our store as well have several new SMA products, several types of shirts, books, flash drives and soon, SMA towels. We appreciate your continued support of the Surfers Medical Association.

Conference Speaker Bill Jones dropping in!

Go to "The European Association of Surfing Doctors" (EASD)

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