Frédérique Schortgen is an intensivist at the “Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal de Créteil” in France. She serves as the Director of the Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Her academic background includes a PhD with research on the prevention of acute kidney injury. She leads the “Sepsiscool” study evaluating the impact of fever control in febrile septic shock patients. Schortgen’s research also has focused on the best fluid to use for resuscitation.