SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT – Prof. Elie Azoulay – Keynote Lecture

Patients treated with new immunotherapies for cancer in the ICU   Over the last two decades, survival rates in patients with solid tumors and hematological malignancies have greatly improved. Molecular targeted therapy and cell therapy have improved disease-control, but their related life-threatening adverse events often require critical care management. Although generally well tolerated compared to […]

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Burnout among Healthcare workers

Burnout among healthcare workers   icTV interview with Segun Olusanya, Clinical Fellow, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke (United Kingdom). Burnout and “toxic workplaces” are a global healthcare problem. Young doctors are struggling, clinicians are leaving and colleagues are out on sick leave, suffering from depression. Why now? What can be done? Should departments be closed down? […]

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ESICM SOCIETY MEDAL 2019

Winner: Prof. Daniel De Backer   Daniel De Backer is Head of the Intensive Care departments at the CHIREC hospitals in Brussels and Braine l’Alleud – Waterloo and Professor of Intensive Care at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels). In his daily practice, he combines bedside clinical care, research and teaching.   His wide-ranging research […]

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PRESIDENTS’ SESSION

Thematic Session ~ Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release MONDAY 30 SEPTEMBER – PRESIDENTS’ GROUND-BREAKING RESEARCH RELEASE moderated by J Kesecioglu (Utrecht, Netherlands) & M Cecconi (Milan, Italy)   Monday will be an opportunity to watch live (at work, home or at the Congress) six thematic sessions moderated by the ESICM President and President elect: DIANA study […]

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Honorary Members 2019

ESICM Honorary Members 2019   Every year, ESICM acknowledges a number of members who have given their time and skills to the Society. Without the dedication of these members, many of our educational and scientific initiatives would not be developed, supported, and ultimately come to fruition, benefitting the members at large. President-elect, Maurizio Cecconi, will present three […]

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Opening Session – LIVES 2019

Official Launch of LIVES 2019 ESICM’s 32nd Annual Congress officially starts on Sunday, 29th September with an Opening Session that will convey the congress highlights, a keynote presentation and the public acknowledgement of a number of inspiring scientists, whose contributions – both professional and to the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine – will be […]

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LIVES 2019 has Begun!

Official Opening of the ESICM 32nd Annual Congress ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu, officially opened ESICM’s 32rd Annual Congress LIVES 2019 in Berlin on Sunday 29 September. Speaking to an audience of over 1,000 people, he presented the Society’s achievements over the last year – in terms of education and research, international relations and collaborations. Also […]

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LIVES 2019 Congress App now ready to download

New application to replace the printed programme     Save time and download the app NOW! Getting ready for LIVES 2019? Our brand-new congress app will help you plan what you want to see and hear at this year’s congress in Berlin. Because intensivists not only care for lives, but also the environment, we have […]

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Education & Learning at LIVES 2019

Linked to educational activities throughout the year   LIVES 2019, the Society’s annual congress, will be used to build on some of the individual learning pathways created for ESICM members last year. The idea is for congress attendees to attend congress sessions and follow these up throughout the year with Masterclasses, e-Learning modules and Fellowships. […]

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Faces from the ICU

Your stories matter   We would like to share with you the specially-commissioned film “ICU Faces”, which used personal accounts and real life experiences of ICU staff, patients and their families, from across Europe. Why did the Society decide to make such a film? Past President, Prof. Massimo Antonelli, answers this question… “Intensive care professionals […]

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