SOMA is the only medical association in the world that brings together the unique blend of prehospital, tactical, wilderness, austere, disaster and deployed medicine.  SOMA's   2022 Scientific Assembly will provide the opportunity for military and civilian medical providers, academia and industry partners from around the world to meet and exchange ideas. It is the largest gathering of SOF medical providers in the world that includes U.S. military, foreign military, domestic tactical law enforcement and tactical EMS providers.

We look foward to seeing you at the 2022 Scientific Assembly (SOMSA) in Raleigh, North Carolina! 


​2022 Call for Proposals

The SOMSA Program Committee is seeking proposals for podium presentations and labs that address important medical challenges and issues, increase the knowledge and skills of SOF and civilian prehospital providers, and promote the development of new best practices and technologies. NOTE: A separate call for research abstracts will be sent in early September to collect those proposals.

Proposal submissions will be considered for the following types of sessions:

  • Lab (Hands-on workshop/Practical Assessment): 2, 4, or 8 hours
  • Concurrent Track Session: 30-60 minutes

    Interested parties can access the online submission site from the SOMA website. The proposal submission site requires: 
  • presenter profile & contact information
  • presenter bio (education and professional experience)‎
  • session title
  • brief description of the topic for the online brochure
  • learning objectives
  • session type and length
  • abstract (detailed outline) of no more than 300 words. ‎

    Submitters will also indicate if they are a medic or otherwise and civilian or military. ‎

    Please refer to the 2022 Call for Proposals Guidelines prior to submission. 

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, October 11