Tag Archive for ‘leadership skills’
Executive Director’s Update: Improving Patient Care through Surgeon Leadership and Advocacy
As the ACS hosts its first in-person Leadership and Advocacy Summit since 2019 this month, Dr. Turner reflects on the qualities that define an innovative leader particularly as advocates for quality patient care for all.
Principles of leadership for the young surgeon
Effective leadership skills for leading a team and advocating for patients are summarized.
Defining your own success: An introduction
In this introduction to the annual RAS-ACS issue, the author describes five key concepts for defining individual and professional success.
Changing the surgical culture, one apple at a time
“In health care, the culture of intimidation is often perpetuated down the chain, as that same intimidated individual turns around and bullies a resident or medical student,” observes the author of this month’s column. Although the surgical profession has begun to address disruptive behavior over the past decade, there is still a demonstrated need for continued improvement at medical institutions throughout the country.
Leadership Skills in the OR, Part I: Communication helps surgeons avoid pitfalls
Although most surgeons recognize good leaders and appreciate the importance of leadership, knowing how to develop leadership skills may be less clear.