Society of Critical Care Medicine Forms NM Chapter

Jonathan Marinaro, MD, Section Chief of the Surgical Critical Care unit at University of New Mexico Hospital, is pleased to announce the establishment of the New Mexico Chapter of The Society of Critical Care Medicine.

The Society of Critical Care Medicine is the leading professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care medicine. With 13,000 members worldwide, the Society is the only professional organization devoted exclusively to the advancement of multi-professional intensive care through excellence in patient care, professional education, public education, research and advocacy.

Members of the Society include intensivists, critical care nurses, critical care pharmacists, clinical pharmacologists, respiratory care practitioners and other professionals with an interest in critical care, including physician assistants, social workers and dietitians.

At some point in their lives, nearly 80% of all Americans will suffer, or know someone who is suffering, from a life-threatening illness or injury. From heart attack and stroke, to burns and gunshot wounds, every day thousands of people suffer from critical conditions that place their lives in jeopardy.

“The need for critical care spans all ages and all generations,” said Jonathan Marinaro, MD. “The introduction of this chapter is an initial step that will help critical care providers come together to meet the challenges of the profession. The chapter will provide a source of support, education and advocacy to all areas of New Mexico, particularly those rural providers of critical care services.”

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