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About the Journal

​​​​​​​Critical Care Medicine is the premier peer-reviewed, scientific publication in critical care medicine. Directed to those specialists who treat patients in the ICU and CCU, including chest physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, pharmacists/pharmacologists, anesthesiologists, critical care nurses, and other healthcare professionals, Critical Care Medicine covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient. Each issue presents critical care practitioners with clinical breakthroughs that lead to better patient care, the latest news on promising research, and advances in equipment and techniques.

The purpose of this journal is to publish original articles on significant work in critical care medicine. It also provides a forum for exchange of ideas on what's right and what's wrong in the management of the critically ill; a truly in-depth coverage of this specialty. All articles are original submissions and peer-reviewed.
  • Published 12 times per year
  • Ranked 3rd among 27 titles in the Critical Care Medicine category of the Journal Citation Reports
Official Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts


Druanne Martin

Senior Production Editor
Christopher Baeuerlein

Production Associate
Lisa Bowling

Advertising Sales, North America
Tom Pitofsky
Phone: 661-296-8213
Fax: 407-650-3192

Advertising Sales (Europe)
George Killeen
Phone: +44 0203-197-6597

​Recruiting Representative, United States
Mike Rusch
Phone: 215-521-8404

Reprint Representative
Meredith Edelman
Phone: 215-356-2721

Translations, Rights & Licensing
​Andrew Wible
Phone: 215-521-8953

Special Projects & Reprints (non-US/Canada)
Avia Potashnik
Phone: +44 0203-197-6722

LWW Business Offices
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
​Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-521-8300​​
Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM

Director of Research
Lynn Retford

Managing Editor
Sophie M. Tosta

Editorial Assistant
Sarah Less

Society Offices
Society of Critical Care Medicine
500 Midway Drive
Mount Prospect, IL 60056 USA
Phone: 847-827-6869
Fax: 847-439-7226

Please send all editorial correspondence to the Editor:

Critical Care Medicine
500 Midway Drive
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Phone: 847-827-7083