COVID-19 has caused immense stress on physicians. Anesthesiologists and critical care physicians have been at the forefront of pandemic response, whether caring for critically ill patients or facilitating surgical procedures amidst significant uncertainty. Health care providers are particularly vulnerable to mental health issues amidst risk of exposure, longer work hours, shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), challenging resource allocation decisions, stress of caring for their loved ones, threatened financial and job security, and an overall decrease in social interactions.Continue Reading…
Category: Work-Life Balance
Telework, or telecommuting, is an alternative work arrangement where “employees perform tasks elsewhere that are normally done in a primary or central workplace”. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 25 million people were telecommuting in 2018, and the number of telecommuters increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. Workplace social distancing, including telework, has been considered a possible mitigation strategy during influenza pandemics, and a number of companies and governments have encouraged workers to telecommute because of the current COVID-19 pandemic.Continue Reading…
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Submit a session for inclusion in upcoming SOCCA education. SOCCA is dedicated to the support and development of anesthesiologists who care for critically ill patients of all types. SOCCA fosters the knowledge and practice of critical care medicine by anesthesiologists through education, research, advocacy, and community. Submission Deadline: July 16, 2021
2021 Annual Meeting Recordings
Missed SOCCA’s 2021 Annual Meeting? You can still register for onDemand access to session recordings! (CME for session recordings will be available after June 21, 2021.)
Did you know that SOCCA members receive a discount on IARS membership? Learn More!
Pandemic Response: Converting ORs into ICUs
Read more at IARS’s Anesthesia and Analgesia: “Logistical Considerations and Clinical Outcomes Associated with Converting Operating Rooms into an Intensive Care Unit During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in a New York City Hospital.” Then, Brent Kidd, MD, Chair, SOCCA Communications Committee presents SOCCA members Natalia Ivascu, MD and Jonathan Hastie, MD reflecting on their experiences for SOCCA Interchange.
2021 Annual Meeting
Have you registered for the 2021 IARS/AUA/SOCCA Annual Meeting? Check out this video to learn more about the meeting and register today!
Read members-only job posts—including roles with University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology and North American Partners in Anesthesia—at SOCCA’s Job Board.
2021 Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the SOCCA 2021 Annual Meeting! Learn more and register today.
Have you missed any SOCCA Webinars? SOCCA members can now view recorded Webinars on demand.