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The ESAIC is dedicated to supporting professionals in anaesthesiology and intensive care by serving as the hub for development and dissemination of valuable educational, scientific, research, and networking resources.



The ESAIC hosts the Euroanaesthesia and Focus Meeting congresses that serve as platforms for cutting-edge science and innovation in the field. These events bring together experts, foster networking, and facilitate knowledge exchange in anaesthesiology, intensive care, pain management, and perioperative medicine. Euroanaesthesia is one of the world’s largest and most influential scientific congresses for anaesthesia professionals. Held annually throughout Europe, our congress is a contemporary event geared towards education, knowledge exchange and innovation in anaesthesia, intensive care, pain and perioperative medicine, as well as a platform for immense international visibility for scientific research.


Professional Growth

The ESAIC's mission is to foster and provide exceptional training and educational opportunities. The ESAIC ensures the provision of robust and standardised examination and certification systems to support the professional development of anaesthesiologists and to ensure outstanding future doctors in the field of anaesthesiology and intensive care.



The ESAIC aims to advance patient outcomes and contribute to the progress of anaesthesiology and intensive care evidence-based practice through research. The ESAIC Clinical Trial Network (CTN), the Academic Contract Research Organisation (A-CRO), the Research Groups and Grants all contribute to the knowledge and clinical advances in the peri-operative setting.

Learn more about the ESAIC Clinical Trial Network (CTN) and the associated studies.


EU Projects

The ESAIC is actively involved as a consortium member in numerous EU funded projects. Together with healthcare leaders and practitioners, the ESAIC's involvement as an EU project partner is another way that it is improving patient outcomes and ensuring the best care for every patient.


Patient Safety

The ESAIC aims to promote the professional role of anaesthesiologists and intensive care physicians and enhance perioperative patient outcomes by focusing on quality of care and patient safety strategies. The Society is committed to implementing the Helsinki Declaration and leading patient safety projects.



To ESAIC is committed to implementing the Glasgow Declaration and drive initiatives towards greater environmental sustainability across anaesthesiology and intensive care in Europe.



The ESAIC works in collaboration with industry, national societies, and specialist societies to promote advancements in anaesthesia and intensive care. The Industry Partnership offers visibility and engagement opportunities for industry participants with ESAIC members, facilitating understanding of specific needs in anaesthesiology and in intensive care. This partnership provides resources for education and avenues for collaborative projects enhancing science, education, and patient safety. The Specialist Societies contribute to high-quality educational opportunities for European anaesthesiologists and intensivists, fostering discussion and sharing, while the National Societies, through NASC, maintain standards, promote events and courses, and facilitate connections. All partnerships collectively drive dialogue, learning, and growth in the anaesthesiology and intensive care sector.



Guidelines play a crucial role in delivering evidence-based recommendations to healthcare professionals. Within the fields of anaesthesia and intensive care, guidelines are instrumental in standardizing clinical practices and enhancing patient outcomes. For many years, the ESAIC has served as a pivotal platform for facilitating continuous advancements, improving care standards and harmonising clinical management practices across Europe.



With over 40 years of publication history, the EJA (European Journal of Anaesthesiology) has established itself as a highly respected and influential journal in its field. It covers a wide range of topics related to anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine, including perioperative medicine, pain management, critical care, resuscitation, and patient safety.



Becoming a member of ESAIC implies becoming a part of a vibrant community of nearly 8,000 professionals who exchange best practices and stay updated on the latest developments in anaesthesiology, intensive care and perioperative medicine. ESAIC membership equips you with the tools and resources necessary to enhance your daily professional routine, nurture your career growth, and play an active role in advancing anaesthesiology, intensive care and perioperative medicine.

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The ESAIC Academy stands as the premier online learning platform of the ESAIC, granting access to a vast array of educational materials and activities. These include webinars, e-learning modules, courses, and quizzes, covering diverse topics within the field of anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your knowledge, acquire new skills, or stay abreast of the latest developments, the ESAIC Academy provides a comprehensive resource tailored to your learning needs.

Educational Activities


Participate in our LIVE webinars covering all aspects of anaesthesiology and intensive care, customised to suit different professional levels and interests. ESAIC Live Webinars are scheduled according to a release calendar, which is provided below for your convenience. Being part of the ESAIC community ensures that you remain updated and engaged in the latest developments and discussions in the field.

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The ESAIC Podcast series covers all the aspects of anaesthesiology and intensive care, aimed at different targets. ESAIC Podcasts will be made available via a release schedule, presented in the Calendar of Events. Podcasts are free to listen and to download via the ESAIC website and made available via the various streaming websites.

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TryMe Quizzes

Are you ready to put your skills to the test? We have created a series of fun and informative quizzes to test your knowledge on specific topics. All you need to do is answer a few questions , and you will get instant feedback with explanations and visuals. Please make sure to visit the page frequently as we regularly add new quizzes.

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Guidelines O’Clock

Guidelines are crucial to ESAIC’s research and educational initiatives, providing valuable continuing medical education via eLearning modules, particularly advantageous for new members. A substantial section of the EDAIC exam concentrates on these Guidelines. The Guidelines O’Clock are crafted to be succinct and effective, with each module requiring about 30 minutes to complete and featuring infographics and references for a thorough understanding of the ESAIC Guidelines, thereby facilitating an immersive learning experience.

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e-Learning Modules

The e-Learning Module adopts a modular delivery approach, presenting content in short, concise, and dynamic learning moments to enhance learner motivation and assess progress through assessment tests. Accessible all ESAIC Members via the ESAIC Academy, an accredited online educational resource endorsed by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), these modules offer CME accredited activities for anaesthesiologists and intensivists. Explore the ESAIC Academy and existing e-Learning Modules, and feel free to reach out if interested in developing a new module.

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The ESAIC library serves as a repository for on-demand educational material from past Euroanaesthesia conferences, Focus Meetings, and masterclasses. This comprehensive collection encompasses a wealth of valuable content, including presentations, workshops, and discussions, covering a wide range of topics in anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine. Accessible at your convenience, the ESAIC library provides a valuable resource for ongoing learning and professional development, allowing you to dive into the latest advancements, insights, and expertise shared by leading experts in the field.

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