The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is the largest multiprofessional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care. With nearly 16,000 members in more than 100 countries, SCCM is the only organization that represents all professional components of the critical care team. The Society offers a variety of activities that promote excellence in patient care, education, research, and advocacy.
SCCM's mission is to secure the highest quality care for all critically ill and injured patients.
SCCM envisions a world in which all critically ill and injured persons receive care from a present integrated team of dedicated trained intensivists and critical care specialists.
Right Care, Right Now
The Society maintains that the Right Care, Right Now™ is best provided by an integrated team of dedicated experts directed by a trained and present physician credentialed in critical care (an intensivist). Right Care, Right Now™ means the right care is delivered at exactly the right moment to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Membership in SCCM offers numerous opportunities for professional and personal growth.
Learn more about the Society's structure and governing principles as well as the formation and history of the organization.
Leadership and Staff
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Generous individuals, corporations and foundations can support SCCM's mission in a variety of ways.
SCCM works with many other organizations to achieve its mission to improve patient care.
Sponsorship and Advertising
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