The CCCS Website is designed to help members, non-members, interested patients and their families to learn more about our organization, find valuable resources and stay abreast of advances in critical care.

President's Message


April 11, 2016 - Canadian Respiratory Journal Update

December 21, 2015 - President's Letter

World Congress of the Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

CCCS has won the bid to host the 2021 WFSICCM!

Critical Care Canada Forum 2015 

2015 Presentations now online!
See the 2015 Award Winners here




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News & Events

McMaster University: Demystifying Medicine

Click here to watch a video that discusses the diagnostic and treatment processes that should be conducted within the first hour when a patient comes into a hospital with sepsis. This video was created by McMaster Demystifying Medicine 4DM3 students Kirat Boparai, Breagh Cheng, Mankeeran Dhanoa and Anjali Periyalwar. 

ICU Nurse shares her story about her sepsis journey and road to recovery

Madelynn Fairman is an ICU nurse from the Hamilton Health Sciences, click here to watch a video on her personal story about her sepsis journey and road to recovery.

Guidelines for the Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Measures

The Intensive Care Medicine Journal recently published Guidelines for the Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Measures. Click here to read more. 

Article is Now Open Access for CCCS Members in the CMAJ

"Mandate to obtain consent for withholding nonbeneficial cardiopulmonary resuscitation is misguided" is now open access for CCCS members on the CMAJ website. Click here to read the full article.

The impact of the Rasouli decision: a Survey of Canadian intensivists

The Journal of Medical Ethics has recently published The impact of the Rasouli decision: a Survey of Canadian intensivists.  Click here  to read the article! 

World Sepsis Day Webinar Recordings Available

Click here to access the webinar recordings 

Click here to request a copy of the recordings of single webinars for your educational non-profit use

Committee on Specialties Review, Critical Care Medicine (adult and pediatric) 2015

Dr. Sen, Chair of our Education Committee, thanks you for your support of our CCCS submission to the RCPSC Specialty Committee meeting. It was presented to the Committee in Ottawa last October. Final document is now approved by COS: Critical Care Medicine (adult and pediatric) 2015


CMAJ Article; Improving the process of deceased organ and tissue donation: a role for donation physicians as specialists, Canadian Medical Association Journal

Full Report; Donation Physicians in a coordinated OTDT System, Organ & Tissue Donation and Transplantation

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