Society of Critical Care Medicine

As the world’s largest multi-professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) enthusiastically supports the Choosing Wisely® campaign. The campaign integrates with the efforts of 16,000 members in more than 100 countries who are devoted to patient care, education and research. From heart attack and stroke, to severe respiratory insufficiency, overwhelming infection, burns and gunshot wounds, the SCCM recognizes the unique needs of the critically ill patient of any age—infant to adult—and strives to secure the highest quality care for all patients facing life-threatening conditions.