Obituary: Goran Hedenstierna

In memoriam    Professor Goran Hedenstierna There are some things that you want never to have to think about, and some words you would like never to have to write, especially when they concern someone who has been, for 40 years, not just a colleague but also a dear friend. Goran Hedenstierna passed away on […]

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Participation of our President in the EP Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care

Press Release   The President of ESICM, Prof Maurizio Cecconi, participated today as a keynote speaker at the European Parliament Interest Group meeting on Innovation in Health and Social Care, under the slogan “Strengthening the resilience and resource efficiency of EU Health systems: a call for an integrated approach”,  organised by Health First Europe. The […]

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Diversity and Inclusivity: The Way to Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Medicine in Europe

Our commitment to the free movement of Intensivists   Intensive Care was born in the wake of a polio pandemic in 1954 in Copenhagen. Today, it is a multidisciplinary, rigorous, precise, teachable, and highly scientific medicine branch, central to crisis and disasters management. There are different pathways to becoming an intensivist in Europe. ESICM believes […]

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Op-ed: Now is the time to deliver concrete results and to embrace a European Health Union

Read the President’s editorial on Euractiv   Even before this public health emergency, ESICM has been advocating for the importance of improving the standards of care for patients by facilitating intensivists’ free movement across EU countries. The primary objective of this free movement is to explore paths for intensivists to freely operate within the EU, […]

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A message from the President – COVID-19: One year later, we are stronger united

  COVID-19: One year later, we are stronger united   DEAR COLLEAGUES, Ten days after the first COVID-19 outbreak in Northern Italy, intensivist colleagues and I reached out to the international medical community. Through an ESICM’s President message, we shared our first impressions and information about this unknown new virus and conveyed a strong message: […]

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Attention: Academy not accessible on Saturday morning, 20 February

Academy not accessible on Saturday 20 February, 9:00 – 12:00 CET   Please be informed that to further improve the ESICM Academy and continue offering you high-quality educational experience, the platform will not be available on Saturday, 20 February, between 9 AM and 12 PM CET. We apologise for any inconvenience and we thank you […]

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