French Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, is an association according to law 1901, recognized public utility. The association called "French Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care" (SFAR), founded in 1934, recognized public utility by decree of 19 July 1966 and Decree of 31 October 1981 aims to study, progress and teaching of anesthesia and intensive care, promotion and support of research in anesthesia and intensive care., it has added two innovative objectives are: in 1988, the safety of all actions performed by anesthetists and, in 2000, the support of research in anesthesia and intensive care. The former president of SFAR: during the period of 2010-2012 president was Laurent JOUFFROY then Dan Benhamou for the period of 2012-2014, Claude ECOFFEY for the period of 2014-2016 and Present working president is Francis BONNET. New elections have led to the partial renewal and confirmation of the Board of Directors of SFAR. The chairmanship of Professor Claude Ecoffey who had the responsibility to lead and represent the SFAR ends on important actions successfully. In the coming months the changes that are imposed will confirm and continue, but new challenges will also arise. Four major axes can thus be defined.
The World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) which helped to bring more of its members (Ecoffey Prs, Martin and Constantine) in different committees, including the education committee whose objective is to help in the training of anesthetists and intensive care in the world. SFAR here to make the voice of the Francophonie. Nationally, relations with the French Society of Resuscitation (SRLF) were strengthened with the pursuit of joint projects (clinical practice guidelines) and creating new projects (training referents ventilation). SFAR will also be required to approach the French College of Anaesthetists Resuscitators (CFAR) in the context of the difficult implementation of Continuous Professional Development (CPD), which mobilizes the energies of all, to safeguard and ensure our vocational training: SFAR to the mission of "production" of knowledge and information in this area, the CFAR mission organization and validation of CPD.Read More»