Why join the ESICM?
“9,000 intensivists cannot be wrong!” In this interview with the ESICM General Secretary, Lui Forni believes there are more reasons to join ESICM than not, and explains why and how members can become more involved in the Society, which is very much open to all.
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Rights and Privileges
ESICM Members, ESICM Members in Training and Honorary Members may participate in the business and scientific meetings of the Association. They may vote. ESICM Members and Members in Training are eligible to stand for a position within the society.
ESICM Members residing outside of Europe may participate in the business and scientific meetings of the society. They may vote and are eligible to represent the International members, or may be elected as scientific section chair/deputy chairpersons in the Council.
Associate members may participate in the business and scientific meetings of the society. They may also vote and are eligible to stand for a position within ESICM’s Nurse and Allied Healthcare Professional Committee.
Membership benefits are described in the SOPs.
13 exclusive benefits
1• Discounts for congress and conference participation
2• Free access to e-LIVES Webcasts
3• Annual subscription to ICM journal*
4• 40% discount on article processing charges for ICMx**
5• Apply for research grants
6• Free access to Modules on ESICM Academy
7• Reduced fees for ESICM training courses & workshops
8• Reduced fees for EDIC and EDEC
9• Participation in ESICM’s activities
10• Full access to our interactive website Content
11• Dual membership
12• Webinars led by top experts
13• AppIC: Dedicated App for Nurses
ESICM has partnerships with National Societies from intensive care and related disciplines in order to provide increased benefits to both societies members. A reduced membership fee of €120 is offered to the members of any cooperating national society. Click here to see the list of Dual Membership partners.
Please note that when applying, you grant permission for ESICM to check with your national society that your national membership is valid.
An ESICM N&AHP Plus Member may be any nurse or allied healthcare professional with an active interest in intensive care medicine.
In addition to all the benefits ESICM N&AHP Members have, ESICM N&AHP Plus Members may vote and are eligible for office in the Association.
An individual who has notably served on behalf of the society or a member who has made a major or long term contribution to ESICM or the specialty of intensive care medicine, may be elected as an Honorary Member by the Executive Committee.
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