Discover ICM: Find your future career

Published 03/12/2021

Why do doctors choose to become intensivists?

When consultants and trainees were asked this question the most common reasons given

  • Acute nature of clinical cases
  • Practical skills
  • Variety of patients
  • Looks at the big picture
  • Instant results
  • Requires lateral thinking
  • Teamwork and multidisciplinary working
  • Role models
  • Research opportunities