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, January 19, 2015, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center. This year’s luncheon will provide information on how fellowship programs can develop systems to educate trainees and maintain compliance with the new quality and safety requirements. Expert panelists will lead the discussion, focusing on history, structure and measurement. This is a ticketed session and requires 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:
Margaret Dempsey Clapp, RPH, MS, MDiv
Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
||R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MSc, MCCM|
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Chief Medicine Service and Medical Director
Adult Health Care Institute Senior Critical Care Attending
Cooper University Health
Camden, New Jersey, USA
||Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN|
Dean of the School of Nursing
Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing
Associate Chief Nursing Officer at the University of Virginia Health System
University of Virginia School of Nursing
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
||Jorge Hidalgo, MD, MACP, FCCP, FCCM|
Professor of Critical Care
Chief, Division of Critical Care
Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital
Member, Board of the Under the Water Science and Scientific Diving
University of Belize
Belize City, Belize
||David A. Laskow, MD, FACS|
Associate Professor of Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
||Lyle L. Moldawer, PhD|
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman (Research)
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida, USA
|Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD, FCCM|
Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oral Abstract Presentations
Oral presentations will be scheduled, unopposed, for two hours on Sunday, January 18, 2015. 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 Sunday, January 18, through Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Winners of SCCM’s abstract-based awards will be recognized during a ceremony on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
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.
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 breaks on Sunday, January 18 through Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
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.