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SCCM Pod-499: Is Mentorship Obsolete in Our Modern Healthcare Environment?

Host Kyle B. Enfield, MD, FCCM, is joined by Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, and Kenneth E. Remy, MD, MHSc, MSCI, FCCM, to discuss whether mentorship is obsolete in our modern healthcare environment. The information discussed in this podcast was provided by the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (LEAD) Committee.

Best Practices for Mentorship and Burnout Mitigation

More than 75% of healthcare professionals have self-reported burnout as well as increased frustration and feeling overwhelmed at work. Andrea Sikora, PharmD, BCCCP, MSCR, FCCM, discusses what can be done and highlights three recent articles offering recommendations on how to prevent burnout and establish effective mentorship opportunities.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Mentorship in Academic Medicine

Disch (Crit Care Med. 2018;46:437-441) set out to highlight the benefits of mentorship and its lack in underrepresented groups. Although women and minorities make up an increasing percentage of physicians and medical school faculty, they are underrepresented at higher ranks. She cites a study surveying over 1,100 women faculty members that found that only 54% felt they had a mentor.

Concise Critical Appraisal: Impact of Mentoring in Academic Medicine

Efstathiou et al (PLoS One. 2018;13:e0207634) developed a standardized mentorship program and a series of surveys to evaluate the program’s impact, specifically measuring faculty satisfaction and productivity.