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2023 Critical Care Congress

Explore the latest knowledge and research in critical care and network with experts, colleagues, and peers.  

2023 Critical Care Congress

January 21-24, 2023

San Francisco, California

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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) 2023 Critical Care Congress is the solution for any critical care professional looking to acquire the latest knowledge and research. SCCM is a recognized leader in critical care education. The annual Congress has delivered an exceptional and comprehensive experience for over 50 years.

SCCM  returns to in-person learning January 21-24, 2023, at the Moscone Center South in San Francisco, California.
  • Network and collaborate with colleagues and critical care experts from around the world
  • Explore the latest research, knowledge, tools, and technologies that improve patient care
  • Unwind, have fun, and gather with friends in the vibrant and distinctive San Francisco culture
  • Gain access to Congress Digital which includes additional CE/ACE and MOC opportunities
Can’t join for the in-person experience? Congress Digital will ensure that you don’t miss valuable educational content with access to more than 120 presentations focused on the latest research and hot topics. Plus, you can still earn CE/ACE credit and MOC points.

Whether you participate in San Francisco or through Congress Digital, the Critical Care Congress offers high-quality education with flexibility to fit your needs as a critical care professional.

Pre-Congress Educational Sessions

Do you want to attend a precourse without registering for the entire Critical Care Congress? Registration for precourses is available a la carte. Explore the complete list of precourses and find a la carte registration options.

Hotel and Travel

Take advantage of discounted Congress hotel rates by making your reservation through the SCCM Housing Bureau. All reservations are subject to availability. The deadline to make reservations at the guaranteed group rate is December 22, 2022.

Sightseeing and Select Member Tours

There's no shortage of great things to experience in San Francisco: breathtaking scenery, outstanding restaurants, inspiring culture and iconic sights you can't find anywhere else. Start planning your trip and find out about tours and experiences exclusive to Select Members. 

Exhibits, Sponsorship, and Advertising

SCCM has many different exhibitor, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities at the 2023 Critical Care Congress.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find everything you need to know about the 2023 Critical Care Congress. 

Request an Invitation Letter

Request a letter of invitation for visas or other purposes. 

Student Volunteer Opportunities

Medical students and other students in training have a unique opportunity to volunteer during the 2023 Critical Care Congress. In return, students receive complimentary registration.

Can’t join for the in-person experience?

Congress Digital will ensure that you don’t miss valuable educational content.

Purchase Congress Digital and obtain access to Congress programming online for one year, starting January 21, 2023. Congress Digital will feature recorded sessions from concurrent and plenary sessions to ensure that you gain the latest knowledge and research in the field.

▲Learn at your own pace on an easy-to-use platform
▲Save on travel costs and reduce time away from work and home
▲Gain access to more than 120 presentations focused on the latest research and hot topics
▲NEW! Congress Digital offers CE/ACE credits and MOC points.

Join #SCCM2023 in San Francisco

SCCM is bringing the critical care community to San Francisco for the 2023 Critical Care Congress!

Abstract Submission is Now Closed

Make your contribution to the advancement of critical care by submitting your original investigative research and case reports. If accepted, your work will be considered for presentation at Congress. Abstracts will be published in the January supplement of the top journal, Critical Care Medicine. Individuals whose abstracts are accepted are also eligible for peer evaluation and awards. First authors who are SCCM members and non-full physicians at the time of abstract submission may be eligible for complimentary Congress registration.