Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is the premier peer-reviewed, scientific publication in critical care.
Donate to SCCM
Support the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) by donating. Donations to SCCM benefit: Resource-Limited Areas, Sepsis Training, Quality Improvement, and Research. Because SCCM is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, every donation is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
SCCM offers several grant opportunities for critical care professionals seeking funding for activities that aim to improve care.
As the Society’s premier peer-reviewed publications, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine direct readers to articles aimed at improving the care of all critically ill and injured patients.
Concise Critical Appraisal: The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
Combes et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;378:1965-1975) set out to determine whether the use of ECMO reduced mortality in patients with ARDS when defined by one of three criteria: P/F ratio < 50 mm Hg for > 3 hours, P/F ratio < 80 mm Hg for > 6 hours, or pH < 7.25 coupled with Paco2 ≥ 60 mm Hg for > 6 hours (with respiratory rate < 35 beats/min and plateau pressure ≤ 32 cm H2O).
Norma J. Shoemaker Grant
This grant honors founding Executive Director Norma J. Shoemaker, MN, FCCM, and is given to support the research studies of an SCCM nurse member.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is the first scientific, peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on pediatric critical care and critical care neonatology.
Help Shape the Future of Sepsis Research on the National Level
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is changing its priorities to invest in sepsis research in a more targeted and strategic way. In an important opportunity to help shape the future of sepsis research, NIGMS has issued a request for information related to its new priorities. The request for information is found here and is due by November 15, 2019.
Those critical care professionals dedicated to research are vitally important to the present and future of the specialty.
The Research Section promotes and supports a multiprofessional model of basic, translational and clinical research to ensure optimal outcomes for all critically ill patients.
A central component of the Society's mission is the support of quality-based improvement initiatives and the support of multiprofessional research at all levels.
SCCM Research Grants
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers several opportunities for critical care professionals seeking funding for activities that aim to improve care.