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Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Its Mission


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Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) in its efforts to improve critical care medicine around the world and secure the highest-quality care for all critically ill and injured patients. The Society is grateful for all donations, whether from generous individuals, corporations, or foundations.

While donations can be made unrestricted, you may direct your donation to one of the areas listed below.

Gifts to SCCM take many forms. Donations of cash, securities, and other assets are welcome. Because SCCM is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, every donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Learn more about bequest options or qualified charitiable donations.

SCCM now provides an easy online system for supporting the Society's initiatives. You can also call Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 to make a credit card donation over the phone, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

You can also mail in a donation using the mail-in form.

As an organization committed to improving patient care, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (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.

Your gift provides aid and support to individuals and organizations delivering care in resource-limited areas. In addition, your donation allows SCCM to provide the materials and financial support needed to bring training programs of all types, including the Fundamentals courses to train healthcare providers.  


Apply for donor-funded training in a developing or impoverished nation or in an underserved area of the United States.

Help the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) to respond quickly with products, services, and volunteers when critical care is severely impacted by a natural or man-made disaster anywhere in the world.

Find out how SCCM is helping to provide supplies and volunteers to ICUs in need.

Your gift provides essential supplies to those impacted when disaster strikes. Donations provide items needed by patients and their families when traditional supply lines are disrupted, including hygiene products, diapers, formula, clothing, blankets, and more. 


Learn more about some of SCCM’s Disaster Relief efforts:

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) fosters collaborative research to promote the advancement of critical care, leading to improved outcomes for critically ill and injured patients. Researchers are at the forefront of advancing knowledge that can be applied to treat disease, to improve quality of care, and to enhance patient experiences and outcomes.

Your gift helps increase research in critical care and supports a broad range of projects, including research grants to young investigators, expansion of advanced research grants, and endowment of the SCCM-Weil Research Trust.


SCCM-Weil Research Grant Recipients

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that often goes unrecognized or is diagnosed too late. Bringing sepsis education and training to the forefront can help save lives.

Your gift supports the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, which is committed to reducing mortality and morbidity from sepsis worldwide by building awareness, educating healthcare professionals, and developing educational materials and guidelines.  


Patient safety is the cornerstone of SCCM’s Quality Improvement projects. These initiatives help clinicians stay up to date and implement best practices in their field, ensuring patients are receiving the best care possible. 


Your gift will support SCCM’s quality improvement efforts, including:

  • ICU Liberation Initiative, which strives to reduce the harmful effects of pain, agitation, delirium, immobility, and sleep disruption in the intensive care unit.
  • THRIVE, which supports patients with post-intensive care syndrome.
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine, which develops clinical practice guidelines using the most recent and relevant knowledge available.


Your unrestricted gift will allow the Society’s leadership to direct funding to areas in which need is most acute.