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The Swedish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (SFAI) is working for continuous professional development anesthesia and intensive care and within perioperative, pre-hospital and pain medicine. SFAI achieves this among other goals through representation in a number of organizations, its sections, by organizing the annual congress as well as section meetings and scientific awards

Member Information

Swedish Society for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
SFAI Office, c/o Malmö Kongressbyrå AB
Norra Vallgatan 16, 211 25 Malmö


President: Dr Maja Ewert
Secretary: Dr Eva Sellden
Treasurer: Dr Owain Thomas

Members: 1,600
Preferred Language: English
Date of AGM: 11-13 September 2019
Year Joined: 1955 
Region: ESA

Anaesthesia Workforce Data

  • PAP Density: 22.5
  • Population: 9,779,000
  • Physicians: 37,063
  • Physician anaesthesia providers: 2,200
  • Surgeons: 2,472
  • Nurse anaesthesia providers: 10,600
  • Other anaesthesia providers: 0
  • No. of physician providers that have an anaesthetic qualification: 1,700
  • Minimum duration of training (years) for physician anaesthesia providers: 5
  • Typical duration of training (years) for nurse anaesthesia providers: 3
  • Typical duration of training (years) for non physician / non-nurse anaesthesia providers: 0