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Prof. MUDr. Karel Cvachovec, CSc., MBA

Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine, IPVZ Prague. 

Overview of activities in professional domestic companies and organizations:

  • Member of the Bureau of the Czech Medical Society JEP
  • Motol University Hospital Executive Board Member
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the Committee of the Czech Society for Intensive Medicine, CzMA JEP
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Prague
  • Chairman of the Czech Society of Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Medicine
  • Vice-Chairman of the Czech Society of Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Medicine
  • Scientific Secretary of the Czech Society of Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Medicine
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Purkyně's Endowment Fund ČLS JEP


Overview of activities in foreign companies and organizations:

  • Member of the editorial board of Anestezjaiintenzywnaterapia (Poland) magazine
  • Member of the editorial board of Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia
  • Member of the editorial board of Current Anaesthesiology Reports, USA
  • Member of the National Anaesthetists´ Societies Commission (NASC) of the European Society of Anaesthesiologists ESA
  • Representative of the Czech Republic in the European Board of Anaesthesiology in European Union of Medical Specialists EBA EUMS
  • honorary member of the Romanian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine (S.R.A.T.I.)
  • Honorary Member Society of Anaesthesiologists of Malta
  • Honorary member of the Slovak Society of Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Medicine 
  • Honorary member of ÖGARI (Austrian Society of Anaesthesiology, Reanimatology and Intensive Medicine)
  • Corresponding member of the German Society for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine DGAI 
  • Representative of the Czech Republic in the Steering Committee of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists
  • Honorary member of the Cuban Society of Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology

Participation in other professional committees:

  • Member of the Attestation Commissions for the field of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine
  • Member of panel 06 AZV of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the Pedagogical Committee IPVZ, Prague 
  • Member of the Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic for the field of Intensive Medicine 
  • Chairman of the MH Accreditation Commission for the field of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine
  • Chairman of the Council of Intensive Care Registry of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the MH working groups
  • Chairman of the Panel on Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation of the Scientific Council of the Czech Medical Chamber
  • Member of the Examination Board for State Exams in Surgery at Charles University 2nd Faculty of Medicine
  • Alternate member of the Doctoral Dissertation Defence (DrSc.) Committee in the fields of surgery, physical medicine
  • Member of the Expert Committee 04 of the IGA of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic Scientific Board
  • Member of the Committee for the Candidate Doctoral Theses (CSc.) Defence for the field of anaesthesiology and resuscitation at Charles University 3rd Faculty of Medicine


Prizes and Awards:

  • Award for Lifetime contribution to the congress industry, the Prague Convention Bureau
  • Aesculap Academy Award 2011 for the development of health education

Organization of conferences:

  • 2003 - EACTA (European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists), Prague, approximately 650 participants
  • 2006 - International SCA Meeting (Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthetists), Prague, approximately 900 participants
  • 2008, 2010, 2013 - International Symposium on Anaesthesia and Peroperative Care for the Elderly, Prague, approximately 150-300 participants
  • 2007, 2011, 2016 - Congress ČSARIM with international participation, Prague, with approximately 1000 participants