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The European Shock Society

The mission of the European Shock Society:

The primary objective of the European Shock Society is to advance understanding of the pathophysiology and to improve treatment of shock, trauma and sepsis and/or allied disciplines.

The aforementioned shall be achieved by:

  • Promoting basic and clinical sciences and encouraging the exchange of knowledge and ideas via scientific meetings and conferences, newsletters and/or personal communication among ESS members and beyond.
  • Encouraging professional education and mentoring of the young investigators in the field of shock, trauma, and sepsis.

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Dear ESS members,

please kindly pay your ESS membership for 2022/23. Currently, a fixed 2-year membership fee of EUR100 for regular members and EUR50 for student members applies.

We sincerely appreciate your contribution; please do not ignore this important commitment.

We are happy to receive your funds at:
European Shock Society
IBAN: AT13 1420 0200 1093 6552

Bank address: Wiedner Gurtel 11
1100 Vienna, Austria
BLZ 14200

Please identify your transfer with your first/last name and a "full/student ESS membership fee" annotation.
Thank you!

The ESS has created a resource for ESS members who are looking for networking opportunities and would like to share their areas of interest with other experts.

This information will be stored in our members' database which will be made publicly available on the ESS website for other professionals to view. Email addresses will not be published.

If on browsing the database you would like to make contact with an individual, please use the contact form at the bottom of each member's page. A request will then be forwarded to the individual on your behalf.

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Forthcoming Events

June 2023

XXth Congress of ESS - Vienna, Austria - 2023

More details


 Sepsis_Fact_Sheet_WSD_English.pdf (1.47 MB)

 2021_World_Sepsis_Day_Press_Release.pdf (300 KB)

Minimum Quality Threshold In Pre-Clinical Sepsis Studies (MQTIPSS): An International Expert Consensus Initiative for Improvement of Animal Modeling in Sepsis

 MQTiPSS Executive Summary - SHOCK 2018.pdf (169 KB)

Specific details to the individual MQTiPSS points:

Part I:

Part II:

Part III: