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One school I am interviewing at has let us know that they will take an update letter since we are interviewing, if we so desire to submit one.

Now, I've just been continuing with the same activities as listed on my primary/secondary, so it's not like I have a new job/promotion/3 million extra hours of new volunteer service/new Nobel Peace Prize. However, I do work clinically in a leadership position. With COVID, I've worked with hospital administration to implement several new protocols (and trained my staff on these) that have helped us increase throughput in the ED by taking burdens off the physicians and handing them to my staff to meet the significant surge we are seeing. This has resulted in more time for our physicians to care for patients and faster turnover of beds (meaning we can see new patients faster). These protocols and work are not on my primary/secondary since they were things I helped create in the last few weeks. Is that a significant enough update to talk about?

EDIT: These protocols may also be implemented at our EDs in the area, but that has not yet happened.

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One school I am interviewing at has let us know that they will take an update letter since we are interviewing, if we so desire to submit one.

Now, I've just been continuing with the same activities as listed on my primary/secondary, so it's not like I have a new job/promotion/3 million extra hours of new volunteer service/new Nobel Peace Prize. However, I do work clinically in a leadership position. With COVID, I've worked with hospital administration to implement several new protocols (and trained my staff on these) that have helped us increase throughput in the ED by taking burdens off the physicians and handing them to my staff to meet the significant surge we are seeing. This has resulted in more time for our physicians to care for patients and faster turnover of beds (meaning we can see new patients faster). These protocols and work are not on my primary/secondary since they were things I helped create in the last few weeks. Is that a significant enough update to talk about?

EDIT: These protocols may also be implemented at our EDs in the area, but that has not yet happened.

@Goro @Catalystik @LizzyM @gonnif
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