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Shigeki Fujitani

Shigeki Fujitani is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at St. Marianna University Hospital in Kanagawa, Japan. He has board certificates in general internal medicine and critical care medicine in the US in addition in Japan. His training background included a residency in General Internal Medicine at the University of Hawaii, the fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Infectious Diseases fellowship in UCLA combined program.

Following his return to Japan in 2007, Professor Fujitani has championed the introduction of the SCCM sponsored Fundamental Critical Care Support course, Fundamental Disaster Course, and Multi-professional Critical Care Board Review Course into Japan. Additionally, he has advocated the concept of Rapid Response System throughout Japan.

Professor Fujitani was elected to the Board of the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine (JSICM) in 2016 and now Chairs the society’s Committees in Infection Control, Education and International Exchange.