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Critical Care for Infants and Children: Updated Guidance and Practice Statement Released
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have jointly released a set of updated recommendations that define new categories for ascending levels of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) care for infants and children. The full evidence-based statement is published in the September issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
Critical Care Awareness Month
May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM). Keeping with the tradition of NCCARM, be sure to wear blue on Friday, May 17.
Join the Creative Community
Joining SCCM’s Creative Community is one of the most important contributions a member can make in helping the Society achieve its mission and vision. Applications are due May 1, 2019.
Hot off the Press: Guidelines for Treatment of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
The “Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition: Update of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines,” are now available in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
SCCM Ranked Among Top Societies with Gender Equity in Leadership
In the JAMA article, “Analysis of Gender Equity in Leadership of Physician-Focused Medical Specialty Societies, 2008-2017,” researchers ranked SCCM among the top societies with the highest number of years with women presidents.
Hot off the Press: New PADIS Guideline
The 2018 PADIS Guideline Panel Collaborative recently updated and expanded the 2013 SCCM Pain, Agitation, and Delirium (PAD) Practice Guideline.
Technology and Critical Care
The 48th Critical Care Congress will feature Tech Lab talks and Congress sessions on the role of technology in healthcare. 
Bringing Music to the ICU
The Wellness Lab will make its debut at the 48th Critical Care Congress and will cover a variety of topics, including How to Implement an ICU Musician in an Institutional Setting.
Congratulations to SCCM President Heatherlee Bailey, MD, FCCM
The Society of Critical Care Medicine welcomes Heatherlee Bailey, MD, FCCM, as its 2019 president.
2019 Abstract Award Recipients
A highlight of the Critical Care Congress is the Star Research and Research Snapshot Theater presentations—which focus on original investigative research and case reports.
Women in Critical Care Medicine
Roundtable Discussions will be making their return to the 48th Critical Care Congress. The Women in Critical Care Roundtables will cover a variety of topics related to advancing women in critical care.
Hot off the Press: Continuum of Care
The latest edition of Critical Connections is now available online.
SCCM Launches Open-Access Journal
Critical Care Explorations (CCE) is the official open access, peer-review journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
SCCM Mentorship Program Toolkit
SCCM members can now find the Mentorship Program Toolkit in the SCCM Connect Library. Specialty section members are encouraged to become involved in the mentorship program.
Hot off the Press: Models of Peer Support to Remediate PICS
SCCM’s THRIVE International Peer Support Collaborative recently conducted a study evaluating different models of peer support. The results are available in the January 2019 issue of Critical Care Medicine.
SCCM 2019 Congress Highlights
Check out the Advance Program for 48th Critical Care Congress highlights and don’t forget to download the SCCM Events app.
Hot off the Press: Giving and Volunteerism
Catch up on the latest edition of Critical Connections, now available online.
Voting Now Underway for SCCM Council and ACCM
Voting is now underway for the Council of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
Critical Care Societies Collaborative Strategies for Building Resilience
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative is conducting a survey to identify ways that ICUs and institutions are promoting a healthy work environment and/or addressing the prevention of burnout.
Surviving Sepsis Campaign Outlines a Road Map for the Future
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign has been working to improve care in developing nations, starting with an award-winning project in Rwanda that may serve as a model for future improvement initiatives. The results of this project were recently published in Critical Care Medicine.