Welcome to the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of Ireland website, the body with responsibility for Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) training and related practice standards in Ireland.  Since 2009, the Faculty has taken over the role of the Irish Board of Intensive Care Medicine and its Memorandum and Articles of Association is available for a more complete outline of its current role. While all are welcome to visit the Joint Faculty’s site, please be advised that its purpose is primarily to facilitate the training, examination and related accreditation activities for Intensive Care doctors and their institutions in Ireland.

The Joint Faculty supervises ICM Training and accredits Trainees and Training Institutions .We wish to invite all trainees of our constituent Training Bodies (CAI, RCPI, RCSI & EM) for whom Intensive Care is part of their training to the free use of the Joint Faculty’s Intensive Care logbook.

Registration and Membership (Consultants and Trainees)

The following subscription rates apply:

  • Consultants full rate – €180 per annum
  • Overseas consultants – €90 per annum
  • Trainees of the CAI, RCPI, RCSI (incl EM) wishing to become a registered trainee of the JFICMI – €100 once off payment

Such trainees should register via the JFICMI Registration Form. When downloaded and completed and mailed to jficmi@coa.ie, you will be registered with the Joint Faculty and will receive full access to the JFICMI.ie website. The benefits of being a registered trainee include:

  • Access to nominated JFICMI Supervisor of Training (SOT) and Trainers at your JFICMI-recognised training hospital – see ‘Training’ for list of hospitals
  • Access to training plan discussion at the beginning of your ICM training (minimum of two months) module
  • Prioritisation of agreed, planned training competency achievement(s) at the outset of above training module(s)
  • Review (and sign-off) with SOT and Trainers of your training progress at end of term using the Joint Faculty’s on-line logbook / competency record.
  • Advisory and training support in preparation for the JFICMI’s Fellowship examination.
  • Priority access to the JFICMI’s obligatory educational events e.g. BASIC, IDAP and Critical Care basic echocardiography courses.
  • One free JFICMI refresher course
  • 10% reduction on educational meeting fees
  • Free access to the JFICMI’s repository of online resources at JFICMI.ie
  • Access to the Joint Faculty’s Training Committee via your SOT or your Trainee representative.
  • Right to vote (and stand for election) for the ICM Trainees’ representative position on the JFICMI Board.


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Education Events

Date: October 20 - October 24, 2018

ESICM 31st Annual Congress Paris 2018

The five-day programme includes two full pre-congress days of learning and development, which review the most recent, clinically relevant, developments in research, therapy, and management of the critically ill. The congress is open to all

Date: October 17 - October 18, 2018

National Patient safety Conference, 17th & 18th October 2018, Dublin Castle

The National Patient Safety Office within the Department of Health hosts this annual conference to promote synergy between the focus on safe care using evidence in practice to improve quality through clinical guidelines, audit and

Date: January 17 - January 18, 2019

Critical Care Reviews Meeting

This meeting set in Belfast’s iconic Titanic Museum is an impressive presentation comprising Journal updates, up to the minute reviews of ongoing trial an lectures delivered by  an  impressive array of national and international speakers.

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Critical Care Refresher Course 22nd November

The next JFICMI Critical Care Refresher course will take place at 6PM on Thursday 22nd November. The Refresher Course is an interactive lecture series open to medical professionals involved in the management of patients with

Friday, 28 September, 2018

Update from JFICMI Board meeting 4 Sept 2018

New Dean and officers of JFICMI Congratulations to Dr John Bates on being elected unanimously as Dean, the term of office being three years. Congratulations also to Drs Michael Scully (elected as Vice Dean), Alan

Wednesday, 5 September, 2018

JFICMI honours Mary White and Brian Kavanagh

The JFICMI, in cooperation with the ICSI, held an Honorary Conferring ceremony at the Joint scientific meeting in June this year.  This was the third time that the Joint Faculty has held such a ceremony