Volume 6, Issue 1
Understanding others—whether a patient, a colleague or a direct report—can make you a better physician leader.
Instability in compensation and increases in administrative costs, correlated with the transition of physicians from private practice to employed models, could be leading to trouble soon.
Are your messages as a leader being heard? Are you sure? This article reviews the pitfalls and barriers to effective communication and helps you connect with your audiences.
Analysis of a 2018 study shows positive correlations between providing access to key data and engaging physicians in the decision process, and improved outcomes.
Trying to help someone make changes in their personal or professional behavior? It’s not easy. Someone who needs to make changes must go through a mental process of understanding and accepting them first.
An effective pathway for decreasing the probability of federal violations is a robust physician education program, centered on reducing exposure in high-risk areas.
Physician leaders who recently completed master’s degrees in medical management through an AAPL educational partner offer ideas to allow them—and others—to fix what ails the system.
The bipartisan SUPPORT Act isn’t universally loved, but it does address issues that make it difficult for physicians to offer effective treatments to patients who misuse opioids. Some physicians call it a positive step.
Diversity and inclusion finally are being addressed within academia, corporations, governments and general society. AAPL remains committed to leading in these efforts.
Authors explore the value of a structured, evidence-based curriculum to improve leadership behaviors. Their findings indicate physician leadership is critical for improved outcomes and quality.
If done successfully, leadership can provide us with a method to achieve better outcomes for patients and assure that our teams are satisfied in their work.