ICU Management & Practice, Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

ICU Management and Practice Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent is delighted to announce that Dr. Francesca Rubulotta has joined the Editorial Board. Dr. Rubulotta is Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Imperial College, Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospital, NHS Trust London, UK. She qualified as MD at the University of Catania, Italy and trained in anaesthesia at the University of Trieste, Italy and in intensive care medicine at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. She obtained her PhD at the University of Catania, Italy and has an executive Master in Business Administration from Imperial College London. In 2013-2016 Dr. Rubulotta was the Chair of the division of professional development (DPD) of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) and is currently the Chair of the CoBaTrICE project. She was recently appointed as chair of the committee of medical managers of the British Medical Association (BMA). Dr. Rubulotta is a member of the European Board of Intensive Care Medicine (EBICM), the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) in the Union of European Medical Specialities (UEMS), a member of the Governance Board of the EACCME, and a new member of the UEMS school of examiners. Dr. Rubulotta completed her training in end of life and compassionate care Medicine, in the USA at Brown University, Rhode Island University Hospital in Providence, where she received certification for the protection of study volunteers of Rochester University. She has been working in the ethics group of the ESICM for several years, participating in international projects such as Conflicus, Europain and Appropricus. Dr. Rubulotta has contributed to the “Rapid Response Systems Conference” since 2007 and she is a founding member of the International Conference of the Society for Rapid Response Systems. An avid researcher, Dr. Rubulotta has published papers, abstracts, chapters and reviews, mainly on education, sepsis, rapid response systems and ethics and has been an invited speaker at many national and internal meetings. She won the Best Paper Award given by the Anna Lindh EU foundation in 2007. Dr. Rubulotta also plays water polo at a semiprofessional level and has won the masters world championship four times.