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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Consultation Paper: Intensive Care Medicine as recognised under Annex V

  Dear Members of the Intensive Care Community, Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are happy to share with you information on the progress ESICM is making in the work with the European Commission regarding the Framework for free movement of intensivists in Europe and the integration of Intensive Care Medicine in the Annex V of […]

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Thank you for joining us at LIVES 2020!

Watch the closing message by ESICM President   We would like to wholeheartedly thank participants, faculty and industry partners for their essential contributions to our first fully digital Congress! In case you missed it, watch President Maurizio Cecconi gives his final remarks on LIVES 2020, as he starts his mandate.     SAVE THE DATE […]

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LIVES 2020 Opening Session: watch the replay

A warm welcome to our first fully digital congress!   The outgoing ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu, officially opened the LIVES Digital 2020 congress with a Welcome Address and an update on the Society’s achievements, activities, and future initiatives, ending with the presentation of the Society Medal to one of our long-serving members and the first […]

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New Year message from the ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu

   A productive end to 2019 and more to look forward to in the coming decade…   The ESICM President gives thanks in his New Year message to all those who have supported and assisted the Society in the last twelve months and wishes all our members a wonderful holiday and start to 2020. […]

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Obituary: Claude Martin

Obituary: Claude Martin   Professor Claude Martin, 1949-2019 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our close friend and colleague, Professor Claude Martin of the Hôpital Nord, Marseille (France). Claude Martin was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, in 1949 and died in Marseilles, France, on September 2, 2019. He received his medical […]

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New Year message from the ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu

   New Year message from the ESICM President   I would like to thank many people collectively in this message. Firstly, the members of the Society’s Committees, Sections and Working Groups who, in addition to their very demanding professional, clinical responsibilities, help deliver the numerous programmes and in depth scientific content which we share […]

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e-LIVES: LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online!

LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online! All the exclusive scientific content from this year’s 31st annual congress, LIVES 2018, is now available for all our members on our eLIVES platform. Recordings include 8 of the ESICM President’s Ground-Breaking Research Releases; 8 intensive care clinical trials and 8 Hot Topic Sessions – representing 24 of the most […]

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