Symposium SMI for Students

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Surfing Medicine International for Students

Medicine and surfing, have you ever tried to combine the best out of these two worlds? Then Surfing Medicine International for Students (SMIS) is something for you!

Come to our amazing first kick-off symposium in which you will learn all about the dangers of the sea, surf injuries, UV damage, surfing under influence of drugs and alcohol, keeping the surfer healthy and safe, and a lot more. All speakers are (health) professionals and crew members of Surfing Medicine International. There will be drinks afterwards, so you can talk with the speakers while enjoying a fresh beer.


Kick-off Symposium Surfing Medicine International for Students!

What: FREE Kick-off Symposium SMI for Students
Where: Erasmus MC, Wytemaweg 80, Rotterdam, Lecture Hall 1
When: 9th of June 2016, 18:30h – 21:00h with drinks afterwards

How to Apply: Join our Facebook group “Surfing Medicine International for Students and be there!



18:30 – 18:40h               Introduction – Ingvar Berg (President SMI) & Evelien van der Vinne (SMI Students)
18:40 – 19:00h               What is Surfing Medicine? – Ingvar Berg (Emergency Medicine)

19:00 – 19:20h               Dangers of the Sea – Hans van den Broek (Lifeguard Instructor)
19:20 – 19:40h               UV-damage – Onno ten Berge (Dermatologist)

19:40 – 19:55h               Break

19:55 – 20:10h               Surfing Under Influence of Alcohol and Drugs – Loes Hanck (Addiction Medicine)
20:10 – 20:30h              Surf Life Support – Hylmar Elsenga (Emergency Medicine)
20:30 – 20:45h              Surf injuries and Research – Lisette Langenberg (Plastic surgery)
20:45 – 20:55h              Resuscitation by KNRM lifeboat crew – Jeroen Seesink (Student Research)
20:55 – 21:00h              Closure
21:00 – 22:00h              Drinks in faculty bar ‘t Vat



If you think Surfing Medicine International for Students is something for you and you would like to be up to date about all the news and our activities, then apply for our facebook group now! Go to “Surfing Medicine International for Students” group on Facebook.

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