OK Boomer: Are We Oversupporting Junior Faculty and Neglecting Career Planning for Mid and Senior Rank?
J Am Coll Radiol . 2021 Jan;18(1 Pt B):214-218. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2020.10.015.
Tara Catanzano, Jessica Robbins, Priscilla Slanetz, Cecilia Mercado, Chloe Chhor, Mark Connolly, Puneet Bhargava, Cheri Canon
The current environment in academic medical centers presents radiology faculty with substantial challenges to their academic growth and advancement [1, 2, 3, 4]. The competing pressures of rising clinical volumes with an emphasis on relative value unit–based compensation models, ever-changing workflow especially because of the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and decreasing protected academic time can substantially hinder faculty in reaching their full academic potential. To support vulnerable early-career faculty, institutions and organizations have developed robust support systems, including career development programming targeted to early-career faculty, formal mentorship opportunities, and work flexibilities that allow for partial partnerships and “stopping the clock” for promotion and tenure [5, 6, 7].
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