February 21, 2014
Scott Sherry, MS, PA-C, FCCM, a senior instructor in the Department of Surgery, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM). The College is part of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and helps foster the Society's mission by recognizing the highest achievements in multiprofessional critical care.
Sherry, a Physician Assistant, has worked in the Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery since 2008, in Trauma/Critical Care since 2002, and has been a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine since 2003. He is active in groups related in the utilization of advanced practitioners in the ICU and in coding and billing for advanced practitioners.
According to their website, the ACCM confers Fellowship, through a competitive and honorific selection process, to truly exceptional and well established members SCCM who have demonstrated dedication to the collaborative practice model of critical care; active participation in the development of programs or systems related to any aspect of critical care; educational activities, research and publications; and participated actively in leadership positions of professional organizations devoted to collaborative critical care practice.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine is the leading professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care medicine. With more than 15,000 members worldwide, the Society is the only organization devoted exclusively to the advancement of multiprofessional intensive care through excellence in patient care, professional education, public education, research and advocacy. For more information on SCCM's quality improvement programs, visit www.sccm.org.