ICU4U2

This event was held on September 4th in CAI. Presenters and faculty were physically present in CAI while attendees could join from home. Video of the event is available to view below

The Kate Flynn Medal was awarded to Dr Ian Mcbride from St Vincent’s for his presentation on “DKA and severe hypertriglyceridemia managed with therapeutic plasma exchange

The 2020 JFICMI Exam medal was awarded to Dr Andrew Neill.

There were presentations from Prof Alistair Nichol (SVUH), Dr Deirdre Morley (MMUH) and Dr Barry Kevane (MMUH) on a theme of COVID-19 and infectious disease. The scientific session was chaired by the Vice-Dean Dr Jennifer Hastings and Dr Colman O’Loughlin, President of ICSI.

This was followed by a webinar aimed at the general public with presentations from Dr Fiona Kiernan (BH), Ms Christine Sheehan (UHG) and Dr Judith Connolly (TUH)

The ICU4U2 cycle occurred preceding the event on the 2nd and 3rd september.

From the ICS website:

“Frontline workers throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland will cycle to the Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge Dublin this September to remember all those who have lost their lives to Covid-19 and to raise €150,000 for those impacted by the secondary challenges of the pandemic.

The charities to benefit are:

  • ALONE (a charity that helps our more vulnerable Elderly population)
  • AWARE (a charity that supports people with Mental Health problems)
  • Breakthrough Cancer Research (a charity that supports improvements in the care of cancer patients)
  • Aware NI (supports people with Mental Health problems in Northern Ireland)

You can donate at www.icu4u.ie