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How To Become ISCCM Member

Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is an evolving specialty overlapping multiple primary specialties. Recognizing the increasing need to consolidate the field and to promote awareness, continuing education and research in this field, the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) was formed on 9th October 1993.

A. MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY

Membership of the Society shall be of 6 categories viz (a) Patron, (b) Founder Life Member, (c) Life Member, (d) Associate Life Member, (e) Honorary Life Member, (f) International Member.

  1. Eligibility Criteria for Various Memberships:

  2. PATRON any person, who in the opinion of the Executive Committee, can contribute to the image and objectives of the Society significantly. Patrons have no voting rights nor can they propose, second or hold any office of the Society.

    LIFE MEMBER: Postgraduation in specialities approved as pre-requisite for Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCCM). The postgraduate degree or diploma must be recognized by Medical Council of India. Candidates applying for life membership must confirm active interest and work in critical care. All the other specialities doctors based on their MBBS will be considered for Associate Life Member only.

    ASSOCIATE LIFE MEMBER: An allopathic doctor, or person with nursing or technical background, with an active interest in CCM but not fulfilling the criteria for Life member. They shall have no voting rights nor shall they contest any position in the Executive Committee. However nursing ALMs shall elect the Chairperson of the nursing section.

    HONORARY LIFE MEMBER: Person of renown, who has made outstanding contribution to the field of CCM. To be nominated by unanimous vote of Executive Committee & to be ratified by simple majority of the General Body.

  3. Membership Procedure:

  4. The Executive Committee shall have the authority to admit / reject applications to all categories of membership to be decided at the Executive Committee Meeting. However conversion of an existing associate member to a Life Member shall be done by the General Secretary on payment of appropriate fees and furnishing necessary documents with information to the Executive committee at the Executive Committee Meeting. All decisions taken regarding membership applications at the National Executive Committee Meeting shall be final and binding on all applicants.

    The membership application shall be in the form prescribed by the Executive Committee and shall be duly proposed and Seconded by existing valid members. It is shall be accompanied by documentary evidence of eligibility, qualification and prescribed fees by bank draft/cheque payable at Mumbal in the name “Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine-Membership”. All outstation cheques please add Rs.100/- (Hundred only).

  5. Membership Fees:

  6. Life Member (Rs.7050- Cheque/DD/Cash )
    Associate Life Member (Rs. 3600- Cheque/DD/Cash )
    International Member $ 536, Life Member (SAARC) (Rs.7050- Cheque/DD/Cash )
    Honorary Life Members shall pay no fees.
    *Inclusive of Bank Charges

  7. Online Membership Application Submission Details:

  8. Cessation of Membership

  9. The Executive Committee by 2/3 majority of total members may remove the name of any member from the Register of Members for gross misconduct after giving him a proper opportunity to defend himself and a hearing in person.