SCCM Turns 50
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:44 PM

In a fitting tribute to its founding ties to the University of Pittsburgh, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) selected Lillian Liang Emlet, MD, MS to co-chair the 50th Anniversary Congress. She was one of three co-chairs to plan and facilitate the virtual international event—held for the first… Read more…

Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS Appointed Vice Chair for Research

Professor Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS was appointed Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Critical Care Medicine, effective February…

Hülya Bayır, MD Awarded Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) awarded a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award (R37) to Hülya Bayır, MD for…

Call for Abstracts: 10th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day 2021

The 10th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day—a signature scholarship event of the Department of Critical Care Medicine—will be held…

Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI, Appointed Director of CRISMA

Associate Professor Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI, is appointed the Director of the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of…

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10th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day
1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
18th Annual Safar Symposium
8:00 am - 8:00 am
18th Annual Safar Symposium Day2
Virtual: WISER
9:00 am - 9:00 am
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"We experienced the frustrations of trying to provide respirator care for unconscious patient care in various locations of the hospital without the help of trained inhalation therapists and specialty trained nurses. In 1958 therefore, we initiated and established an Intensive Care Unit adjacent to the post-anesthesia recovery room."

- Peter Safar, MD, cardiopulmonary resuscitation pioneer