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Pediatrics Section

The Pediatrics Section exists to foster the care of critically ill or injured children and to ensure that these patients and their healthcare providers have a voice within the Society. Through its committees, the section actively is engaged in guideline development, the dissemination of clinical and basic science knowledge regarding pediatric critical care, and professional support of the members.

Getting Involved
The section encourages members to become involved with the important challenges facing pediatric critical care by participating in the committees and work groups. As advocates for children's issues within the Society, we can work together to address issues, develop guidelines, and disseminate knowledge about critically ill and injured children.

Guidelines for Governance

SCCM Connect 
Section Members: Log in with your SCCM Customer ID to access SCCM Connect, a new collaborative space to connect members of the critical care community with common interests.

Members of SCCM's Pediatrics Section receive Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM). If you would like to join this section, please log in to the SCCM Store and add the Pediatrics Section to your SCCM membership. The section fee of $220 covers the cost of your section membership and subscription to PCCM. If you are not currently an SCCM Member you may easily join today!

Section Officers


Alexander T. Rotta, MD, FCCM
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA
Term: 2020 - 2022
Mark W. Hall, MD, FCCM
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Term: 2020 - 2022
David A. Turner, MD, FCCM
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, USA
Term: 2020 – 2022
Members at-Large
Rajit Basu, MD, MS, FCCM
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Term: 2017 - 2022
Ann-Marie Brown, CCRN, CPNP, PhD, RN, FCCM
Emory University School of Nursing
Atlanta Georgia, USA
Term: 2018 – 2022
Nilesh M. Mehta, MD
Boston Childrens Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Term:  2020 - 2022
Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD, FCCM
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Term: 2019 - 2022
World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies Representative
Pradip P. Kamat, MBA, MD, FAAP, FCCM
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Council of Pediatric Subspecialty Representative
Meredith F. Bone, MD
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Council Liaison
Thomas A. Nakagawa, MD, FAAP, FCCM
Wolfson Children's Hospital
Jacksonville, Florida, USA​