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 Program Directors’ Luncheon, to be held Monday, February 22, 2016, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center. This year’s luncheon will address fellowship program use of simulation to provide training in non-procedural areas as well as methods for measuring competence using simulation. Nationally recognized experts will present and lead the discussion. This is a ticketed session and requires advance registration and an additional fee to attend.
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. Speakers include:
Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FRCP, MCCM
Chair, Department of Critical Care Medicine,
Distinguished Professor and Mitchell P. Fink Endowed Chair,
Department of Critical Care Medicine,
University of Pittsburgh and
Univeristy of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
||Brian L. Erstad, PharmD, BCPS, MCCM|
Professor and Head
The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Tucson, Arizona, USA
||Maurene A. Harvey, MPH, MCCM|
Critical Care Educator and Consultant
Glenbrook, Nevada, USA
||Jay A. Johannigman, MD, FACS, FCCM|
Professor of Surgery
Director of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
United States Air Force Reserve
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
||James S. Merlino, MD, FACS, FASCRS|
President and Chief Medical Officer of the Strategic Consulting Division
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Lewis A. Rubinson, MD, PhD
Critical Care Resuscitation Unit
R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD, FCCM
Professor of Intensive Care Medicine,
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Department of Intensive Care,
Erasme University Hospital
President, World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM)
Star Research Presentations
These presentations (previously known as Oral Presentations) will be scheduled, unopposed, for two hours on Sunday, February 21, 2016. They will highlight the top 64 abstracts submitted. The abstracts presented during these sessions will not be on display in the Poster Hall but can be found as ePosters.
Poster Display and Awards Presentations
Abstracts of original scientific research findings will be on display in the Poster Hall, which will be open Sunday, February 21, through Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Winners of SCCM’s abstract-based awards will be recognized during a ceremony on February 21, 2016.
In addition to the standard Poster Hall, attendees will have the opportunity to view all posters in an electronic format via computers, screens and other mobile views. These posters will be searchable, and will include enhanced information to provide the most recent critical care research available.
Research Snapshot Theaters
Research Snapshot award winners and authors of accepted abstracts and the top case reports will present their submissions with time for questions and answers. Sessions will be moderated by noted faculty and experts to facilitate the exchange of ideas and commentary. Presentations will be held in designated sections of the Exhibit Hall on Sunday, February 21 through Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
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.