The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) is the leading medical organisation in the field of Intensive Care in Europe, with a global membership reach in more than 120 countries. Founded in March 1982 in Geneva, Switzerland, ESICM is a non-profit making international association.


ESICM supports and promotes the advancement of knowledge in intensive care medicine, in particular the promotion of the highest standards of multidisciplinary care of critically ill patients and their families through education, research and professional development.

Aims and Missions

  • To promote and coordinate activities in the different fields of intensive care medicine
  • To foster research and education
  • To provide recommendations and guidelines
  • To organise and coordinate international congresses and meetings.

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