Charles Marc Samama, M.D., Ph.D., FCCP
Chair, Department of Anaesthesia
Intensive Care and Perioperative Medicine, AP-HP Centre
Université de Paris
Charles Marc Samama is the Chair of the Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Perioperative Medicine, AP-HP, at the Centre–Université de Paris (Cochin, Necker and HEGP university hospitals) in Paris, France.
Prof. Samama is the President of the Network for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis (NATA). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology.
He is the past-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC) and also the founding Chair of the new scientific sub-committee on Perioperative and Critical Care Thrombosis and Hemostasis of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH).
Prof. Samama has published more than 240 peer-reviewed articles and reviews (H index = 48). He has co-authored the Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines 8th edition (“Prevention of venous thromboembolism”) and 9th edition (“Prevention in VTE in non-orthopaedic surgical patients”).
He is co-authoring the 10th edition (“Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Agents”). He co-authored the 2013 ESA Guidelines on Management of severe perioperative bleeding and the 2017 update. He chairs the ESA Task Force for the prevention on perioperative venous thromboembolism (guidelines published in February 2018 in the Eur J Anaesthesiol, IF 4,33).