In 2022, a new podcasts series will be launched, touching all the aspects of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, aimed at different targets. ESAIC Podcasts will be made available via a release schedule, presented below.

Challenging Dogmas in…

Challenging “dogmas” in Anaesthesiology, intensive care and related fields is important for the advancement and professional development. In each episode, speakers will identify a dogma that is interesting to challenge and discuss around it.


These podcasts, developed by members for members only, will feature conversational expert interviews on non-clinical competencies, skills, well-being, and best practices.

Industry Corner

One (or more) industry representative(s) will be invited to discuss innovation, hot topics and future development.

History Break

In each episode, a groundbreaking or defining moment within the history of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine will be presented.

Trainees Corner

These podcasts are specifically aimed at trainees and young professionals and will feature conversations with experts, residency hacks, exam preparation, and career advice.

Podcasts are free to listen/download via the ESAIC website and made available via the various streaming websites. The podcasts that are falling under the ‘ESAIC Talks’ theme will be reserved for ESAIC Members only and requires the audience to log into their MyESAIC Account before they are able to listen/download the episode.

You can also listen and subscribe to our podcast on popular streaming platforms.

Podcast Schedule 2022

Episode 1Feb-01Trainee CornerChallenges and Transformation of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Training in Europe
Listen to an interesting discussion between Dr Igor Abramovich and Prof. Sibylle Kietaibl on her work as the Chairperson of the Education and Professional Development Committee of the European Board of Anaesthesiology and discover further insights into the transformation of training in Europe.

Host: Igor Abramovich

Speaker: Sibylle Kietaibl
Episode 2Mar-01Challenging DogmasAre our current medical ethical systems still useful in the 21st century?
For decades the 4 principles have formed the cornerstones of medical ethics, but in a global society with new emergent technologies that blur traditional moral boundaries are they still useful or even relevant? Dr Paul McConnell and Prof. Yehuda Ginosar discuss this and whether we have any alternatives.

Host: Yehuda Ginosar

Speaker: Paul McConnell
Episode 3Mar-29Challenging DogmasGeriatric Anaesthesiology
In this episode, our Host, Dr Peter Kirkegaard and Speaker Prof. Finn Radtke discuss challenging dogmas in geriatric anesthesiology, which has taken centre stage in the past 5-10 years. Discover why the focus in geriatric anaesthesia is redirected not only on the surgery itself but also on the period after surgery.

Host: Peter Kirkegaard

Speaker: Finn Radtke
Episode 4May-03Challenging DogmasPharmacology of Intubation in Critical Care Patients in 2022
Are you ready to change your practice and question some airway dogmas? What has changed with critical patients' intubation medications in 2022? Curious? Listen to this episode with Dr Massimiliano Sorbello and Dr Vincenzo Russotto, and discover what has changed so far and how our practice may change in the next months!

Host: Massimiliano Sorbello

Speaker: Vincenzo Russotto
Episode 5May-31ESAIC Talks1 to 1 with the PresidentHost: Alex Rawlings

Speaker: Edoardo de Robertis
Episode 6Jul-26Challenging DogmasObstetric AnaesthesiologyHost: Carolyn Weiniger

Speaker: Emilia Guasch
Episode 7Oct-18History BreakMarking 75 years from the Nuremberg Doctors TrialsSpeaker: Paul McConnell
Episode 8Nov-29ESAIC TalksDiversityHost: Vojislava Neskovic
Episode 9Dec-22Challenging DogmasThrombosis - Prevention of perioperative thrombosis in patients at riskHost: Isabelle Pekrul