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Join the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Be part of a supportive community of critical care professionals who share the goal of improving care for critically ill and injured patients. Fulfill your personal and professional ambitions while networking with SCCM's multiprofessional membership and increasing your knowledge.

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Connecting a global community of critical care clinicians, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) serves as a leader in critical care best practices. With more than 17,000 members in more than 80 countries, SCCM is the only multiprofessional organization dedicated exclusively to the advancement of critical care, education, research, and advocacy.

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Benefits of Becoming a Member

Associate Professional Select
SCCM Resource Library with more than 1000 online educational resources
SCCM Connect, a members-only online community and directory
Membership in up to three specialty sections (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine journal available with membership in Pediatrics Section*)
Networking and collaboration with knowledge education groups
Free abstract submissions for Critical Care Congress
Subscription to the newsmagazine Critical Connections
Discounts on SCCM educational programs, resources, and events
Subscription to Critical Care Medicine, the #1 critical care subspecialty journal
Free subscription to Critical Care ConfidenCE with 100 critical care questions to earn up to 25 accredited continuing education (ACE) credits
Free live webcasts and webcast recordings
Complimentary access to selected ACE online activities
Opportunities for involvement on committees
Eligibility to vote and hold office
Eligibility to apply to the American College of Critical Care Medicine (application fee included)
Eligibility to apply for grants and receive preferred awards
Leadership, Empowerment, and Development Program professional development resources
Subscription to Critical Pulse eNewsletter
Free standard U.S. shipping for online purchases made in the SCCM Store**
Free membership for your trainees through SCCM's Sponsored Trainee Program
Complimentary access to Congress Digital with the opportunity to earn ACE credit
Free access to ePublications
Early registration for SCCM events
Private lounge and invitation to special events at Critical Care Congress
Exclusive monthly Select member eNewsletter
*Pediatrics Section membership has an associated fee of $249 U.S., which includes a subscription to Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
**Contiguous United States only. Orders that qualify for this free shipping offer can be delivered only to locations in the contiguous United States. This offer is not for recipients in Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico. This offer does not apply to SCCM hosted training purchases.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about membership, education and more.


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Get to Know SCCM Members 

Hear from other SCCM members about why they value their memberships. SCCM is the only multiprofessional organization dedicated to promoting excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care. Nicholas Peters, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPC, CNSC, shares his insights.

Joining Is Fast and Easy


Joining online is fast and easy!


By Mail

Download the membership application. Drop it in the mail, email it, or fax it.

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By Phone

SCCM's Membership Services Team is happy to assist you Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time.



Enroll in Autorenewal

SCCM is pleased to announce a new autorenewal feature for SCCM Members! Simply join, renew, or upgrade and enroll in autorenewal so you never have to worry about a lapse in your membership or benefits. During checkout, you will have the option to enroll in autorenewal. If you are an existing member and would like to enroll in autorenewal but are not yet eligible for renewal, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888. For more information, see the terms and conditions.


Getting Started Guide

As a new member, you instantly have access to all the resources that come with your membership. To ensure that you get the most out of your SCCM membership, get started with these important steps. 

Visit MySCCM

Head over to MySCCM, your personal portal, to ensure that your contact information is accurate. Begin exploring the resources already available to you.

Choose Your Specialty Section

As a member, you can join up to three specialty sections, which allow you to tailor your membership to what interests you most and connects you with like-minded members.

Search the SCCM Resource Library

Access to the SCCM Resource Library in LearnICU, which offers more than 1500 free educational materials, including podcasts, articles, guidelines and more. The full library is free to SCCM members. 

Take Advantage of Discounts

Log in to the SCCM store to view your member savings on a variety of educational materials and begin making a plan to increase your critical care knowledge.


Need Help?

If you have any questions about membership, please call the Customer Service Team at +1 847 827-6888 or send an email. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time.