Dr. Hussam Sakkijah - Scientific Committee Chair
On behalf of the scientificand organizing committees, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to ourAnnual SCCS-2017 the 8th international Saudi Critical Care society Conference that will be held in the beautiful city of Riyadh on 18-20thof April 2017.
This year we are proud to deliver to you a unique scientific program under the theme" Towards Evidence Base Critical Care Practice".
This year we are raising the bar of our program to address all the challenges we are facing today in our Intensive Care Units with an evidence base flavor that is tailored to our local Saudi Critical Care Units and practices. More importantly it is delivered 100% by Saudi experts who are internationally renowned.
The program includes up to date critical care breakthrough data of high practice impact in the areas of research, sepsis, mechanical ventilation, infections, quality of care and ethics-among others- in a new and exciting format that include debates and meet the expert sessions.
The conferenceis a true multidisciplinary one, whether you are a physician, a nurse, a respiratory therapist, a dietician or a hospital administrator, you will find a session of interest to you. This year we are pleased to introduce the active participation of the pharmacy tract with our deep belief of the importance of such representation.
I thank the Scientific and Organizing Committees for their relentless efforts to make this conference a success. My thanks also go to the leadership and the staff of the Saudi Critical Care Society for their support. We look forward to welcoming you to the 8th SCCS conference and hope that you will find ita memorable scientific, cultural and social experience.
We can only succeed with intrested people like you.
Dr. Hussam Sakkijah, M.D, FCCP, FACP. D, ABSM
Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine.
King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia