FICM Annual Meeting: Fit for the Future

This event has now finished but recording is available to to watch until 6 July. Use the booking link to register and you will be sent the access details for the recordings.

We are delighted to offer this exciting programme looking at the current and future challenges and opportunities facing critical care.


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Key details

Date: 6 May 2022 I 09:15-16:50

Location: Online, Zoom

Availability: Places available

Clinical content lead(s): Dr Sarah Marsh & Dr David Melia

CPD credits: 5 confirmed

Topics included:

  • What is the Faculty's plan for the next 10 years?
  • The future of intensive care as envisaged by the National Clinical Director for critical and perioperative care
  • Sustainability in the ICU
  • Why critical care is a good option for SAS
  • 10 clinical trials we need to do over the next 10 years

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    09:40-09:50 Registration and online checks  
    09:50-10:00 Welcome

    Dr Sarah Marsh, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine


    Dr David Melia, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine & Anaesthesia

    10:00-10:20 FICM at 20 Dr Alison Pittard, FICM Dean
    10:20-10:40 Future of intensive Care: How I see it   Prof Ramani Moonesinghe, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
    10:40-11:00 Sustainability in the ICU Dr Heather Baid, Adult ITU nurse
    11:00-11:15 Q&A Session  
    11:15-11:40 Break  

    Debate: The decision to admit a patient to ICU should be made by AI

    Dr Benjamin Post, Specialty Trainee Respiratory Medicine, Academic Clinical Fellow in AI 


    Dr Dominic C Marshall, Specialty Trainee Anaesthesia/ICM

    PhD Candidate - UKRI Centre in AI for Healthcare

    12:40-13:40 Lunch  

    Interactive Career Sessions: Future proofing the workforce


    13:40-14:10 Session 1: Longevity in Intensive Care Dr Joseph Cosgrove, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
    14:10-14:40 Session 2: Building a sustainable workforce Dr Sanjay Wijayatilake, Consultant Neuro Intensive Care
    14:40-15:10 Session 3: Embracing a Portfolio Career Dr Chris Danbury, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine
    15:10-15:30 Break  
    15:30-15:50 5 applications of POCUS you never knew you needed Dr Marcus Peck, Consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine
    15:50-16:10 10 clinical trials we need to do over the next 10 years Prof Charlotte Summers, University Professor of Intensive Care Medicine
    16:10-16:30 Generational intelligence Dr Toni Brunning, Consultant Anaesthetist
    16:30-16:45 Q&A Session  
    16:45-16:50 Close  


    *Programme subject to change