Lithuanian Society of Pediatric Intensive Care (LSPIC)

 

On  December 12th, 1997, Lithuanian Society of Pediatric Intensive Care was established. There were 81 founders of the Society. The establishment of the Society was confirmed by a majority of the votes.

The Society is a voluntary, financially independent social organization which unifies the physicians of Lithuania, working in the field of the pediatric intensive care.

The specialties of members of the Society are as follows: the doctors of the paediatric intensive care, anaesthesiologists-reanimathologists, paediatrics, neonatologists.

 

LSPIC board was re-elected on October 2014, during the Society‘s electoral-reporting conference.

 

Chairman – Dovilė Grinkevičiūtė, MD, PhD, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos

 

Board members:

Virginija Žilinskaitė, MD, PhD, Chief of the Pediatric Intensive Care and Anestesiology Department of Children‘s Hospital, Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos, Assoc. Prof. of Vilnius University

Violeta Mačiekienė, MD, Republican Hospital of Panevezys

Roma Liutkevičiūtė, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos

Valerijus Lapšinas, MD, Republican Hospital of Siauliai

Vaidotas Gurskis, MD, PhD – Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos

Henrikas Šimkus, MD, Children‘s Hospital, Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos

Jolanta Jonuškienė, MD, Klaipeda Children’s Hospital

 

The 2014 data accounted for 77 members of the Society.

 

The main goals of the Society are:

 

•            Raise the qualification of the pediatric intensive care doctors.

•            Improve the outcome of seriously ill children.

•            Develop the clinical research in pediatric critical care.

•            Prepare and update national guidelines according to international recommendations and guidelines.

•            Present and participate in national or international projects related to pediatric intensive care.

•            Maintain the creative and collaborative links with foreign medical societies and state institutions of Lithuania.