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Yu Kawai, MD, knew that Mayo Clinic was the place he wanted to be. Dr. Kawai had just completed his fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine and was interviewing for his first job at Mayo in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. One of the main differentiators for Mayo—certainly in Dr. Kawai’s eyes—was its work with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Pediatric ICU (PICU) Liberation Collaborative.
“I was so excited when I interviewed at Mayo Clinic for my first job,” said Dr. Kawai, now a pediatric critical care specialist at Mayo. “When I heard about PICU Liberation and that Mayo was involved, that really was the key factor to me accepting the career opportunity at Mayo.”
The PICU Liberation Collaborative worked with hospital teams across the United States to optimize pain control and reduce sedative exposure and time on mechanical ventilation. Some of the goals for participating hospitals included: