European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Intensive Care Medicine journal - Editor in Chief

Dear <<First Name>> <<Last Name>> ,

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Elie Azoulay as the next Editor in Chief of Intensive Care Medicine.
Elie Azoulay from Saint-Louis University Hospital in Paris, France is a highly respected specialist in critical and respiratory care, a reviewer of many journals and editor of two books. He has also held the positions of National Council representative for France to ESICM, Chair of the ESICM Ethics Section and Associate Editor of Intensive Care Medicine (ICM).
Elie will take over the official post, held by current Editor in Chief Massimo Antonelli in January 2013. Over recent years, ICM has evolved considerably and has seen unparalleled expansion in terms of quality and acclaim. We look forward with confidence to yet more growth and progress under the enthusiastic guidance of Elie Azoulay and his editorial team.
The Search Committee was privileged to have several highly qualified and capable candidates willing to fill this role. We extend our sincerest gratitude to all of the potential candidates for theirefforts and valued contributions – the high calibre of applicants and presentations made the selection process a very challenging one.
Intensive Care Medicine is the official journal of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and is one of the most highly regarded peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of intensive care. It includes original papers, commentaries, reviews, educational articles, editorials, discussions on technology, methods and new apparatus, and serves as a vehicle for correspondence of the highest quality from world-class physicians and scientists.
Andrew Rhodes                         Jean-Daniel Chiche                         Massimo Antonelli

President, ESICM                     President-Elect, ESICM                   Editor in Chief, ICM