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Assembly on Critical Care Annual Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given in appreciation of a career devoted to research and teaching of the science and practice of critical care medicine as well as outstanding service to the Assembly on Critical Care. Awardees will be honored at the Critical Care Assembly gathering at the International Conference.


  • Candidate should be an active clinician or investigator in critical care medicine for at least 16 years beyond training
  • Candidate should be recognized for making outstanding contributions to the international science or practice of Critical Care medicine.
  • Contributions to the Critical Care Assembly in the form of Committee participation or leadership, promoting CCA diversity, and/or otherwise advancing the CCA’s mission will be viewed favorably.
  • Candidate should be recognized by his/her peers as an outstanding clinician and/or researcher, teacher, and mentor.
  • The candidate must be a CCA member (primary or secondary).
  • The nomination packet requires one or more letters of support by members of the CCA addressing each criterion above, along with the nominee’s curriculum vitae, institution, and academic position. If multiple letters are submitted, please collate and submit as one pdf file.


Past Recipients of the Assembly on Critical Care Annual Lifetime Achievement Award:

2019 - Richard K. Albert, MD
2018 - Margaret S. Herridge, MD
2017 - Polly E. Parsons, MD
2016 - Jesse B. Hall, MD
2015 - Roy G. Brower, MD
2014 - Rolf D. Hubmayr, MD
2013 - Deborah J. Cook, MD, FRCPC, MSc(Epid)
2012 - Arthur S. Slutsky. MD
2011 - Lawrence D.H. Wood, MD, PhD
2010 - Martin J. Tobin, MD
2009 - Gordon Bernard MD