Internal Medicine Section

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Internal Medicine is the branch of medicine that diagnoses and non-surgically treats diseases affecting the internal organs of the body. The Internal Medicine Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) provides a forum for discussion and action on issues of importance to internal medicine intensivists.

The Internal Medicine Section is the largest section of the Society, accounting for approximately 32% of SCCM membership.

Internal Medicine Section members contribute to both the section and SCCM at large. Many members exhibit active involvement and assertive leadership through section committees, including Bylaws, Education, Research, Membership, Communication and Public Policy Committees. In addition to a designated seat on Council, the Internal Medicine Section is represented on many of SCCM's important committees, such as Advocacy, Strategic Planning, Research and Program Development Committees.

Section Leadership
Chair - Hayley B. Gershengorn, MD, FCCM, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Chair-Elect - Leo C. Rotello, MD, FCCM, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Secretary/Treasurer - Bram Rochwerg, MD, MSc (Epi), FCCM, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Past Chair- Elliott D. Crouser, MD, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Members at-Large 
Jen-Ting (Tina) Chen, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA  
John P. Reilly, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 
Kenneth E. Remy, MD, MHSc, MSCI, FCCM, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 
Rachel Kohn, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania -School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  
Robert C. Hyzy, MD, MCCM, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 
Sammy Zakaria, MD, MPH, FCCM, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
Council Liaison 
Marie R. Baldisseri, MD, MPH, FCCM, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 

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