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Exams Update 2021

Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The written FJFCIMI exam will take place 15th April 2021.  Dr Westbrook reported that the pre-exam course for 2021 will take place on March 10, 11 and 12th.  As a result of current pandemic restrictions,

Intensive Care Specialist Register

Sunday, 21 February, 2021

The work on assessing applications referred to us by the Medical Council in ‘populating‘ the specialist register continues and at this stage approximately 40 consultants and senior fellows have been recommended for admission to the specialist

Dr Ross Freebairn of Hawke’s bay, New Zealand is an international leader in ICM education and is a past president of the CICM (ANZ). He has visited Ireland on many occasions, spoken at meetings, conducted

What is the JFICMI?

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021

Watch this recently recorded interview former Dean of the faculty, John Bates, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia in Galway University Hospital.

Critical Care Capacity expansion and COVID 19

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021

The critical care representative organisations (ICSI/JFICMI/CCP/CAI/AAGBI and IACCN) have been  highlighting with Government the dearth of critical care bed capacity in Ireland – 6/100,000 population versus the European average of 11.5/100,000  plus the corresponding shortage

Training with the JFICMI

Thursday, 4 March, 2021

Below is a short video with the director of training, Brian Marsh, providing an overview of the current structure, governance and funding of ICM training in Ireland For more information visit the training page The

Upcoming PoCUS events

Thursday, 11 March, 2021

From Dr Nix, Chair of the POCUS committee of the JFICMI. CAI Perioperative PoCUS Zoom Workshop Friday May 21st at the CAI Annual Congress From Galway with Dr Peter Moran Lectures will cover how to

WIN FOCUS Ultrasound Conference June 12-13th 2021

Tuesday, 11 May, 2021

The 2021 WINFOCUS Virtual Congress on Point of Care Ultrasound: “Pandemic and beyond”, June 12-13th 2021 will be held in a virtual format. The specific aim of the conference is to freely offer a scientific/educational

An interview with Dr Dermot Phelan, founding member of JFICMI

Tuesday, 18 May, 2021

Dr Dermot Phelan was one of the first Consultant Intensivists in Ireland and among others played a leading role in the development of Intensive Care as a specialty in Ireland.  Recently we interviewed him on

Applications Open – Fellowships in Intensive Care Medicine July 2022

Tuesday, 6 July, 2021

Applications are invited for Training Posts for: Senior Clinical Fellowship & Post CSCST in Intensive Care Medicine – Commencing July 2022 Senior Clinical Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine applicants must: Have achieved CSCST or equivalent