prof. dr. J. (Jozef) Kesecioglu Full Professor
- Intensive Care Medicine
Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, UMC Utrecht. He completed his medical education and training in anesthesia and intensive care at the Medical School of University of Istanbul, Turkey, where he was later appointed as head of the intensive care. After moving to the Netherlands in 1989, he worked in Erasmus MC and Sophia Children’s Hospital Rotterdam as anesthetist and pediatric intensivist respectively. He moved to AMC in Amsterdam as the deputy director, before taking up his current position in 2002. He has re-organised the four intensive cares and made one department of it before designing and moving to the new, award winning, state-of-the-art ICU. Until 15th January 2019 he was chair of the Management Team of the Division of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Currently he is Head of Intensive Care Centre UMC Utrecht.
Professor Kesecioglu was Chairman of the Ethics Section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). After finishing his term, he was elected as the Chair of the Division of Scientific Affairs of ESICM. Professor Kesecioglu has authored around 100 published or in-press peer-reviewed papers and has been giving lectures in various scientific meetings.
Chairman of The Congress Committee of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2013-2016).
Chairman division of Scientific Affairs of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2013-2016).
Chairman of the Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine( 2010-2013).
Member of the Acute Respiratory Failure section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (1997-).
Member of the Technology and Health” section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2008-).
National Board of Intensivists GIC (2005-)
President Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine / ESICM (2016-2018).
President of the European Society of Intensive Care medicine / ESICM (2018 -)
Fellowship and Awards
1990: “Young Investigator Award” at the European Intensive Care Congress in Amsterdam
1999: Certificate of Merit Titration” at the 85th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in Chicago