The latest NEWS UPDATE is now available and can be viewed here. It includes some important World Congress date deadlines and details of some World Federation Task Force meetings during ISICEM in Brussels. View here MARCH UPDATE
Latest 12th World Congress Progress Report

The latest 12th World Congress Progress Report is now available You can download the content by clicking HERE


The Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) decided to redo the Ethicus study which is now 15 years old,
coordinated again by Prof Charles Sprung. This will allow to see if there are any differences since the original study.
In addition, this is an opportunity to evaluate what happens in end of life practices from a global perspective. We encourage you to be involved.

For more information please contact 
Prof. Charles L. Sprung
Director, General Intensive Care Unit
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
PO Box 12000
Jerusalem, Israel 91120

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Surviving Sepsis Campaign - Resource Modules
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), through our joint international program the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC), have prepared and made available presentations in support of the SSC’s  “International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock 2012.”  These presentations were developed by the authors of the guidelines and provide background for the recommendations and suggestions incorporated in the 2012 guidelines. This resource, composed of 12 individual modules, as well as one all-inclusive module, is freely available for educational purposes. You can access here MODULES

Visitors can now access all the available resources on EBOLA in a new section of the website. There is a new headline banner on the Home Page labelled EBOLA RESOURCES. Just click on the tab to access the dedicated resource area.
A new job opportunity has been posted in the Job Vacancies section of the website. You can view this using the drop down menu from the ORGANISATION tab at the top of the home page.


An Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Guinea has spread to involve neighbouring countries, Sierra Leone and Liberia. There has been an increasing number of cases, with the current estimate of suspected cases at 103 responsible for 63 deaths, including a limited number of health care workers. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is helping to provide a coordinating role and supplying technical and clinical support. Guinea does not have substantial recent experience with viral hemorrhagic fever, and the country's health infrastructure is very limited.

The WHO are seeking a limited number of critical care and infectious diseases physicians who are able to travel to affected countries on behalf of WHO, and to provide care.  Experience in working in resource-challenged settings, and proficiency in French is desirable.  The deployment would be expected to be in the range of many weeks, and will involve working in difficult conditions with limited resources. The role would be as a temporary consultant to WHO, and there would be travel, lodging and modest per diem expenses covered but no salary.


If there are interested individuals in your society, please forward a note and your CV to Nikki Shindo ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), with any questions and potential availability.


World Federation member societies have also been informed by letter from the Executive Commitee. You can view the letter HERE

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12th World Congress

2015 Seoul WFSICCM LogoCROPNEWIn 2015, South Korea will host the World Federation of Societies of Critical Care Medicine Congress in Seoul.

The theme of the 2015 Conference will be "One Step Further: In Pursuit of Excellence in Critical Care"


To view more details visit

WFSICCM Constitution


The latest Consitution was approved and ratified by the General Assemblies in Durban in Auguust 2013.


View the WFSICCM Constitution by clicking here.