ESICM’s annual congress, LIVES, has become one of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of intensive care professionals worldwide.

A large delegation of international expert faculty members and up to date original scientific and educational programmes ensure that ESICM’s events – including LIVES, EuroAsia and LIVES Forum – are amongst the most respected intensive care meetings in the world.


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Acute Kidney Injury

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Acute Respiratory Failure

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Cardiovascular Dynamics

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Data Science

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Health Services Research & Outcome

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Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition

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Neuro-Intensive Care

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Perioperative Intensive Care

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Systemic Inflammation and Sepsis

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Trauma and Emergency Medicine

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Transversal Working Groups

Global Intensive Care

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Technology Assessment and Health Informatics

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Representative Groups


The representative body of ESICM’s nurses and allied healthcare members.

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A Steering Committee that speaks on behalf of trainees and actively helps shape the future of all facets of the Society and of the discipline.

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ESICM Education
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ESICM aims to foster collaborative research among its members and to promote European Intensive Care Research.

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> ESICM Trials Group
> Endorsed Trials

ESICM organises a comprehensive annual awards programme to recognise researchers and promote cutting-edge research related to intensive care medicine.

More than 315,000 euros to be awarded in 2019!

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> Research awards
> Industry supported research awards


ICM journal

Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) journal is ESICM’s highly ranked publication focused on clinical practice in intensive care medicine.

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ICMx journal

Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) is ESICM’s open-access online journal focusing on basic and experimental research.

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