hcq volume 18, issue 1, P38-42 2015 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2015.24245 View full text
Isser Dubinsky, Nadia Feerasta, Rick Lash

Abstract: /Strategic Context Although the presence of physicians in formal leadership positions has often been limited to roles of department chiefs, MAC chairs, etc., a growing number of organizations are recruiting physicians to other leadership positions (e.g., VP, CEO) where their involvement is being genuinely sought and valued. While physicians have traditionally risen to leadership positions based on clinical excellence or on a rotational basis, truly effective physician leadership that includes competencies such…

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