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COVID-19 Member Stories

Featuring the brave and impressive work done by the critical care community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Critical care clinicians are heroes in the COVID-19 response. The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is extremely grateful for your commitment and is featuring the brave and impressive work done by the critical care community in the hopes it can help the larger response effort.

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Latest Member Stories from our Blog

SCCM is Grateful for Heroes Like You

Critical care clinicians are heroes in the COVID-19 response. SCCM is extremely grateful for your commitment and perseverance to continue the fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 Hot Spot: Sarah Monchar

SCCM member Sarah Monchar, BA, MS, PA-C, is on the COVID-19 front lines in Hackensack, New Jersey. Hear more from her on staff augmentation and teamworkfamily communications, and wellbeing.

Preparing for the New Normal: Barbara McLean Shares Her COVID-19 Experience

Patients with COVID-19 may experience rapid declines. SCCM member Barbara McLean, MNRN, CCNSBC, NPBC, CCRN, FCCM, talks about preparing yourself, your teams, and patients and families for the new normal in some intensive care units. “We feel like we are losing our humanity in this because it’s just bed to bed to bed. There is profound critical illness and death all around us all the time – much more so than in our normal day,” she shares.

Managing Stressors in the COVID-19 Response

Jason M. Satterfield, PhD, talks with Ludwig Lin, MD, about mental health in the age of COVID-19. He offers strategies for managing the new stressors faced by those on the front lines. Hear more from Dr. Satterfield on how clinicians can find and ask for support.

Homemade Masks: Study Findings on Effectiveness of Fabrics, Filters, and Designs

Scott Segal, MD, MHCM, discusses homemade masks with SCCM member and colleague Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM. Explore his study’s findings on effectiveness of fabrics, filters, and designs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and this interesting study is relevant to the public and clinicians alike. View the Wake Forest press release: https://bit.ly/2VUp67T.