If there’s a single value most important in forestalling physician burnout—and supporting physician resilience in general—it’s open and honest communication between physicians and their leaders. From the leadership side, promoting good communication requires paying attention on two levels: the institutional and the [...]
When physicians are having difficulty managing stress or maintaining well being, speaking with a physician peer coach could provide a number of benefits. Often, communicating with someone who’s been in a similar situation can foster a greater sense of connection and make suggestions more meaningful.
Exceptional professionals often rise quickly through the ranks into positions of leadership in their organizations. But what should you do if you discover you don’t possess the inspirational leadership presence you desire? While there are certain individuals who are “born leaders,” they are the exceptions, not the rule. Very [...]
Exceptional doctors and medical professionals often rise quickly through the ranks into positions of leadership in their organizations. But what should you do if you discover your medical prowess doesn’t translate into the inspirational leadership presence you desire? Medical schools are often criticized for training great [...]
A few weeks ago David Letterman closed the curtain on his legendary 33-year run as America’s favorite late night television host. The emotional, star-studded finale was an appropriate send-off for a man who’s been referred to as one of the most influential people in television history. Letterman has been a staple of popular [...]