Volume 7, Issue 1
Service to others can be taxing physically and emotionally. Each of us has a duty for self-preservation. Without caring for ourselves, we cannot hope to honor our oath to serve others.
A comprehensive study in 2015 by the National Academy of Medicine concluded that diagnostic errors contribute to about 10 percent of patient deaths. Now, physician leaders across the profession are committed to reducing that rate.
Continuous professional development often falls in the zone of something we must do. We should, nonetheless, seek it enthusiastically, so that we remain competent and professionally expert.
Despite widespread frustration with electronic medical records, there is hope for the future, this author contends, in the form of improved interoperability and care across the healthcare continuum.
The probability that a person will respond positively to feedback is determined by three factors that must be addressed before change can happen.
In the current competitive business environment, organizations must consider the financial, management, employee-related, legal, social, technological, and ethical issues that affect the success of the organization. The best business plan is the one ...
Do wellness programs make a difference? AAPL wondered about its own wellness academies, so we asked physician participants. They responded with remarkable stories of transformation.
Jobs that are a good fit result in high job satisfaction and self-esteem, and less pessimism, cynicism, and burnout.
A pilot study addressing the problem of physician burnout among the high-risk group of female junior faculty suggests executive coaching early in careers can have a significant positive impact on resilience.
Provider compensation structures are being influenced by the changing healthcare landscape, marked by three key factors: value-based healthcare, affordability, and scalability.
Personality Assessment and Physician Leadership: Using Data-Driven Self-Reflection for Professional Development
By understanding personality traits, physician leaders can become more intentional about their own leadership process, thereby becoming more effective leaders.