Symposium Reviews

10th Annual Critical Care Symposium: A Trainee’s Perspective

Having attended last year’s Symposium and found it extremely insightful, I was keen to attend this year’s expanded 10th anniversary meeting. As always, the faculty list contained some of the most renowned names in critical care. With a bigger meeting and parallel scientific sessions has come a bigger venue. The Palace Hotel hosted the meeting… Continue reading…

Review of the 2007 Critical Care Conference

As usual, the 4th Annual Critical Care Symposium put on by Veerappan in Manchester, UK was superb. There were around 200 attendees this year, and my biggest concern is that the meeting will “catch on” and get too big. The faculty which Veerappan manages to assemble for these meetings is astonishing, and a wide range… Continue reading…

Review of the 2006 Critical Care Symposium

The Third Annual Critical Care Symposium sponsored by the Royal Oldham Hospital and organised and chaired by Dr. Chithambaram Veerappan and Dr Tracey Watt respectively was held on 27-28 April in Manchester, England. I have gone to countless conferences and meetings (as have most of you) and while most offer some reward, they are usually… Continue reading…