ACCM Convocation and SCCM Awards Ceremony
Members and guests are invited to attend the ACCM Convocation and SCCM Awards Ceremony. New Fellows will be inducted into the ACCM and award and grant recipients will be honored. Come support your colleagues during this prestigious occasion.
Fellowship Directors' Luncheon
Critical care fellowship program directors are invited to participate in the Fellowship Directors’ Luncheon, to be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. This year’s luncheon will provide information on how to develop a critical care trainee’s portfolio with a focus on assessing core competencies, procedural competency and professionalism. It will also include an update on ACGME requirements and the Milestone Project. Expert panelists from the three critical care specialties of internal medicine, anesthesiology and surgery will lead the discussion. A fellow representative will provide perspective on training expectations and needs.
Attend thought-provoking presentations that promote innovative developments in critical care. Plenary sessions are held at unopposed times with presentations given by distinguished, world-renowned leaders in the critical care field.
Rosemary GIBSON, MSc
The Hastings Center
Less is More
JAMA Internal Medicine
Arlington, Virginia, USA
||C. William HANSON III, MD, FCCM|
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Pennsylvania Health Systems
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Patrick M. KOCHANEK, MD, MCCM
Professor and Vice Chair, Department
of Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and
Clinical and Translational Science
Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Geoffrey LING, MD, PhD, FAAN
Deputy Director, Defense Sciences Office,
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Attending Physician and Director, Neurosciences
Critical Care, Department of Critical Care Medicine,
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Washington, DC, USA
||Peter J. PRONOVOST, MD, PhD, FCCM|
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology/
Critical Care Medicine and Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
||Basil A. PRUITT, Jr., MD, FACS, FCCM, MCCM|
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair in Burn and Trauma Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas, USA
|Jean-Louis M. VINCENT, MD, PhD, FCCM|
Professor of Intensive Care Medicine,
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Head, Department of Intensive Care
Erasme University Hospital
Learn about clinical breakthroughs and advances that lead to better patient care during these thought-provoking presentations. Each session is presented by leading experts in critical care and offers a thorough analysis of the developments and controversies affecting most ICU environments. These industry sessions are complimentary for all Congress registrants and no additional registration is needed to attend.
Oral Abstract Presentations
Oral abstract presentations will be scheduled, unopposed, for two hours on Friday, January 10, 2014. These presentations will highlight the top 64 abstracts submitted.
Poster Discussions and Awards Presentations
Interact and discuss original scientific research findings with abstract authors in the Poster Hall, which will be open Friday, January 10, through Sunday, January 12, 2014. All posters displayed in the Poster Hall will also be available in an electronic format, accessible and searchable from computers, screens and mobile devices. Winners of SCCM’s abstract-based awards will be recognized during a ceremony on Sunday, January 12, 2014.
Professor Walk Rounds
Select poster presentations will be assigned by category to noted faculty and experts who will facilitate the exchange of ideas and commentary between younger scientists and established clinicians. Presentations will be scheduled during the lunch break on Friday, January 10, through Sunday, January 12, 2014.