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What is the ISF?

The International Sepsis Forum (ISF) is a group of global experts in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, management, outcomes and prevention of Sepsis.

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International Sepsis Forum Vision and Mission

Our Vision
To reduce the global burden of morbidity and mortality of Sepsis

Our Mission
To improve the scientific study, clinical management, and understanding of Sepsis.

What We Do

  • advance healthcare and industry professionals’ knowledge of Sepsis
  • chart the future of Sepsis care and research
  • mentor and promote the next generation of investigators in Sepsis
  • advise industry on the development and evaluation of diagnostics, devices, therapies and care pathways for Sepsis

Sepsis 2024

Sepsis 2024 will be held as a joint meeting with the Canadian Critical Care Forum in Toronto, Canada, November 17-20 2024.

See Sepsis 2021 Video Presentations

What is Sepsis?

Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of infection that arises when the body’s response to infection injures its own tissues and organs. While sepsis can occur with any infection, it most commonly occurs with pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin infections, wound infections or abdominal infections…

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